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17th Annual Martin…

Mar 2 - 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 2 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 2 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 2 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 2 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Preservation Jazz…

Mar 2 - 2, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 2 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 2 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

The Joy Theater…

Mar 3 - 3, 2015
Much like acts like The Smiths or Joy Division before them, Above & Beyond… more

Jazz Pilates with…

Mar 4 - 25, 2015
The French Market and The New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park are proud… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 4 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Ogden After Hours…

Mar 5 - 5, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Colin Lake. more

The Columns Hotel…

Mar 5 - 26, 2015
The Historical Columns Hotel with its "sophiscicated atmosphere" and… more

Yappy Hour at The…

Mar 5 - 5, 2015
Yappy Hour at the The Velvet Cactus - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Sorry, no dogs… more

Friends of the…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Local jazz band, the Panorama Jazz Band, will bookend the final concert of… more

Jefferson Arts…

Mar 6 - 15, 2015
Mrs. Stancliffe's Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Music at the Mint…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Billie performs mainly in an avant-garde, free style painting expansive… more

Ponchatoula Antique…

Mar 6 - 8, 2015
Featuring-Antique Collectibles Booth, Fine Arts & Crafts Booth, Food Booth,… more

Preservation Jazz…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

17th Annual Martin…

Mar 2 - 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

The Ritz Carlton New Orleans Appointments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Char Thian
Director of Public Relations
504-670-2817
Char.Thian@RitzCarlton.com

APPOINTMENTS:
DONNA BROWN, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
MATTHEW HELMS, ASSISTANT ROOMS EXECUTIVE
ABE CHANEY, DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING
LINDA LE HOFFMANN, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
THE RITZ-CARLTON, NEW ORLEANS

NEW ORLEANS, La. - December 8, 2011-Donna Brown has accepted the position of Director of Operations and Mr. Matthew Helms has accepted the position of Assistant Rooms Executive for The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.

Donna Brown is joining The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans from the JW Marriott in New Orleans, where she held the position of Director of Operations since 2009. A graduate of Loyola University, Brown has spent the majority of her career with Marriott International in New Orleans. She began her career at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel in 1988 and held positions at the Residence Inn, Courtyard, and Renaissance Hotels of New Orleans.

Matthew Helms is joining The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans from The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Nigel where held the title of Director of Housekeeping since July 2010. He joined Marriott International in August 2003 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

Abe Chaney started with The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans in October 2006 as Chief Engineer and was since promoted to Assistant Director of Engineering. Chaney has been with Marriott International since June 2002, and he has over 20 years of engineering experience.

Linda Le Hoffmann is joining the The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans from the Renaissance Pere Marquette and Renaissance Arts properties where she was the Human Resources Manager with oversight of both hotels. Prior to the Renaissance properties she was the HR Manager for the New Orleans Marriott.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 74 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe with future openings which include The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong which will open as the highest hotel in the world. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at http://www.ritzcarlton.com/. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc.

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