Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized hotel owner and management company and division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced that Erin Levzow has been named vice president of marketing. In her new role, Levzow will oversee all marketing, e-commerce, customer insight, loyalty and public relations activities for the company. Marcus Hotels & Resorts also announced the appointment of Rajiv Castellino as chief technology officer.
Prior to joining Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Levzow served as vice president of customer relationship marketing (CRM), loyalty and marketing for Hathway in Austin, Texas, a customer service experience company specializing in helping billion-dollar brands develop mobile-first strategies. Levzow’s extensive marketing and digital experience also includes serving as senior director of digital, social, CRM and e-commerce for Wingstop Restaurants in Dallas, Texas, and serving as vice president of marketing and technology for Freebirds World Burrito, where she oversaw the marketing initiatives for nearly 100 restaurants. Levzow began her career at Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas and went on to work for MGM Resorts International and Palms Casino Resort & Palms Place Hotel and Spa. She received a bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University and holds a Master’s Marketing Strategy Certificate from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.
Castellino joins Marcus Hotels & Resorts with nearly 25 years of experience in IT systems administration and strategy. In his new role, he will provide strategic technology direction and support for the company. Prior to joining Marcus Hotels & Resorts, he served as chief information officer for Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. in Madison, Wis., where he oversaw strategic technology direction, information technology management and technology brand standards. His career includes serving as vice president information technology for Interstate Hotels & Resorts and serving as director of IT support services for MeriStar Hospitality Corporation. Castellino received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pune in India. He holds a master’s degree in marketing from Symbiosis Institute in India and a master’s degree in management information systems from the University of Dallas.
“Erin and Rajiv have extensive experience in the hospitality industry and deep knowledge in their respective specialties. They are excellent additions to our management team, and will have key roles in helping us continue to grow our hotel portfolio,” says Gregory S. Marcus, president and chief executive officer of The Marcus Corporation.