Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel Senior Sales Manager Kris Keesling was recently recognized by the California Society of Association Executives as the Associate Member of the Year for 2012-13.
Keesling can now lay claim to the “triple crown” of meeting and hospitality awards as a previous winner of Supplier of the Year awards in 2011 from the Sacramento Chapter of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals and the 2004 Sacramento/Sierra Nevada Chapter of Meeting Professionals, according to a press release.
With almost 1,300 members in California, CalSAE is the third largest organization of its kind in the nation. CalSAE provides education, training, networking opportunities, and industry certifications for its members. Keesling has been a member and volunteer with organization since 1989, the release stated.
An original team member for the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel property, Keesling has been booking groups at the resort for 17 years. Beyond her awards, Keesling also has three certifications to her credentials: meeting professional, hospitality marketing executive and tour professional.