The Boulders names new director of sales and marketing

Scott Doonan has been named director of sales and marketing at the Boulders Resort & Spa, a 220-room luxury resort in Carefree.

The Boulders Resort & Spa

Scott Doonan

He is responsible for all sales, marketing and convention/catering activities at this property which has earned a reputation as one of the finest destination resorts in North America.

“Scott is a highly respected leader with a proven track record of successful sales efforts.  We couldn’t be more pleased about this appointment” said Howard Harris, general manager.

Mr. Doonan brings more than 15 years of experience in hotel/resort sales and marketing to his position at the Boulders.  He began his career in 1996 with the Tan-Tar-A Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks, located in Osage Beach, Missouri.  There he learned all aspects of the hospitality industry from bell stand and front office management to sales and marketing where he later became a senior sales manager.

In 2007, he was promoted to director of sales and marketing at the Hilton Anchorage Hotel in Alaska.  In 2011, he was named general manager at the Anchorage Marriott Downtown before returning to the Hilton Anchorage as general manager where he stayed for two years.

Mr. Doonan then moved his family to the desert southwest in 2014 where he held the position as director of sales and marketing at the Phoenix Airport Marriott prior to his move to the Boulders Resort & Spa.

A graduate of the University of Iowa, Mr. Doonan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications degree.  He and his wife, Renee, and children Brooke and Alex reside in Gilbert.

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