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Middletown Resident Joins AHLA Board of Directors

Kristine Cox
Kristine Cox

Kristine Cox of Rhode Island named to American Hotel and Lodging Association Board of Directors.

Kristine Cox of Middletown, Rhode Island has been named to the American Hotel and Lodging Association Board of Directors, a national association advocating for the U.S. hotel industry. Cox has been in the hospitality industry since she was 14, starting as a dishwasher and working up through different roles including Catering Manager, Director of Catering, Front Office Manager and Director of Operations, among other management positions. Her experience includes The Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa, The Knoxville Marriott, The Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Airport and, most recently, The Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa. Today, Cox is a member of the Board of Directors for the Rhode Island Hospitality Association (RIHA) and the General Manager of the Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina. In her role as a board member for AHLA, she will be part of “discussions concerning a broad range of industry and association related issues.” Dale J. Venturini, the President and CEO of RIHA said, “her extensive experience and knowledge of the hotel and lodging industry is an invaluable asset to the AHLA’s Board and I look forward to working with her and fellow board members.”

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