Benchmark has appointed Douglas Jensen director of finance for The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located near Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Bill Lee, general manager, made the announcement.
“It is such a pleasure to welcome Doug to The Grove,” stated Mr. Lee. “He brings to our resort broad hospitality experience and financial acumen gained at landmark properties, as well as intimate knowledge of the Orlando market. He is an excellent addition to our executive team.”
Doug Jensen was previously corporate director of accounting for The Kessler Collection of Orlando, Florida. He has served as vice president of finance for the iconic Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, and was chief financial officer for Adams Mark Hotels and Resorts. Earlier in his career Mr. Jensen worked with the Howard Hughes hotel and gaming organization in Las Vegas and the Caribbean, as well as for Polynesian Village Hotel at Walt Disney World in Orlando.
Mr. Jensen is a graduate of the College of Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He and his family reside in Orlando, Florida.