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Sandestin offers unparalleled service, a superb location and convenient meeting space - not to mention a seasoned, service-oriented sales department. With more than 156 years of collective group sales experience, Sandestin is ready to make your event a memorable success.

Meetings & Events

800.277.0803
850.267.8160
850.267.8097 Fax

Request for Proposal - meetings@sandestin.com

Group Reservations

800.320.8115
groupres@sandestin.com

 
Dan Keyser

Dan Keyser
Dan Keyser joins Sandestin as Executive Director of Resort Sales with more than 30 years of hospitality experience at some of the country's top hotel companies and resort destination properties. Included in that timeframe is more than 25 years with Marriott International and eight years with KLS Resorts, opening and championing Sales and Marketing efforts at prestigious properties including JW Marriott Desert Springs, La Quinta Resort and Spa, Renaissance Esmeralda and Rancho Las Palmas Resort. Outside the 13 years spent in the Southern California resort market, Dan also spent 12 years in the resort, downtown and boutique markets of Atlanta, GA. Dan can be reached at 850.267.6647 or dankeyser@sandestin.com.

Jessica Driver
Jessica Driver joins the Sandestin team from Okaloosa Island to target the small meetings market as an Executive Meetings Manager. A Fort Walton Beach native, Jessica brings almost 10 years of sales and marketing experience along with four of those years focusing primarily in the tourism industry. Jessica has lived in Texas and Alabama after attending the University of West Florida before settling back down on the beautiful Emerald Coast. A water enthusiast by nature, she enjoys the beach, boating, water sports and running in her time outside of the resort. Jessica Driver can be reached at 850.267.4467 or jessicadriver@sandestin.com.

Karen Morris

Karen Morris
Karen is responsible for accounts in Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, the Northeast and Canada. She brings more than 21 years of hospitality experience to her sales manager position including group sales, conference services and catering. Prior to joining the Sandestin team more than 13 years ago, Karen worked for Radisson Hotels and historic Biltmore Estate and attended the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Karen can be reached at 850.267.6136 or karenmorris@sandestin.com.

Deidra Stange

Deidra Stange
Deidra is Director of Regional Sales and is responsible for maintaining and developing associations and corporate accounts in Alabama and the Midwest. She has been a part of the Sandestin Team since 1995 and is a native of Apalachicola, Florida. Deidra has an extensive background in the resort industry including restaurant management and catering and conference services. This makes Deidra an invaluable source of information for groups planning a meeting at Sandestin. She can be reached at 850.267.8265 or deidrastange@sandestin.com.

Lisa Bulriss

Lisa Bulriss
Lisa is responsible for maintaining and developing association and corporate accounts in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. She brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience including 15 years with Marriott. Lisa is a native of Destin, Florida. She can be reached at 850.267.6868 or lisabulriss@sandestin.com.

 

Staci Stover

Staci Stover
Staci can be reached at 850.267.8263 or StaciStover@sandestin.com.

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson stands ready to assist our small group market and golf groups of 50 players or more. Dwayne joined the Group Sales team in 2013 after serving as Director of Conference Services at Sandestin for nearly seven years. Prior to Sandestin, he held the position of Director of Catering and Conferences at Palm Coast Golf Resort on the east coast of Florida. Dwayne is a proud graduate of Florida State University. When he is not serving clients, he enjoys spending time with his family, participating in outdoor activities and travelling. Dwayne Johnson can be reached at 850.267.8255 or dwaynejohnson@sandestin.com.

Dwayne Johnson

Marshall Thompson
Marshall Thompson joins the Sandestin team with more than 17 years of experience and an extensive background in resort industry in sales and marketing. Marshall is responsible for Alabama corporate, Midwest and D.C. markets. Marshall Thompson can be reached at 850.267.8162 or marshallthompson@sandestin.com.