Friday, May 17, 2013

Invest Atlanta Approves Grant for ExactTarget to Expand Atlanta Presence; Move Will Create Up To 225 Jobs

Mayor Kasim Reed

ATLANTA, GA— The board of Invest Atlanta approved a grant of up to $200,000 from the Economic Opportunity Fund as part of a joint effort with the Georgia Department of Economic Development to facilitate an expansion of ExactTarget in Buckhead.

Headquartered in Indianapolis, ExactTarget is a leading global provider of cross-channel digital marketing solutions. The expansion of its Pardot Marketing Automation Team is expected to create up to 225 new jobs. The total expected private investment is expected to be at least $1.25 million.

 “Today’s announcement further proves that Atlanta is a great city for technology growth,” said Mayor Kasim Reed. “Atlanta will provide the diverse talent pool and growing culture of innovation that ExactTarget needs to expand their operations. We look forward to welcoming them to our great city.”

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

 Patti Ghezzi
The Wilbert Group

Wyndham Hotel Group’s Terry Sanders Appointed to LHRA Board of Directors

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (May 17, 2013) - Terry Sanders, senior vice president of development for Wyndham Hotel Group, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Latin Hotel & Restaurant Association (LHRA), an organization that supports the business interests of Latino owners, operators and developers in the hospitality industry.

Sanders, a 16-year veteran of the development and franchise sales industry, plays a key role in the growth of Wyndham Hotel Group’s U.S. portfolio of hotels with a primary focus on enhancing the company’s midscale and upper-midscale presence. 

He joined Wyndham Hotel Group in 2002 and has since served in a variety of sales and development roles, including director of development, regional vice president and vice president of new construction.

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Gabriella Chiera
Wyndham Hotel Group
22 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054
+1 (973) 753-6590