DETROIT — Greg DeSandy has joined the Cobo Center staff as the new director of sales.
As director of sales, DeSandy is responsible for promoting the use of Cobo Center. In addition to leading the sales team at Cobo to increase facility booking and maximize economic impact on the local area, he works closely with the Detroit Metro Convention Visitors Bureau sales team and area hospitality partners.
DeSandy, a Detroit native brings 30 years of sales experience in convention center and hotel facilities with such organizations as Marriott, Radisson and Westin Hotels & Resorts, and most recently, the Augusta Georgia Marriott and Augusta Convention Center. He brings leadership in convention center sales initiatives, and hotel and association partnerships with an emphasis on top line growth.
DeSandy is a graduate of Michigan State University with a bachelor’s in advertising.