Meet the Team

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Lindsay Forseth

Director of Catering & Conference Services

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Lindsay Forseth

Director of Catering & Conference Services

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For the last three years Lindsay Forseth has worked as the director of catering at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, VA, which opened to international acclaim in 2013. Prior to joining the Salamander team, she was the director of catering at Lansdowne Resort in Lansdowne, VA, and previously spent five years as catering manager at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in Virginia. 

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Collin Carter

Senior Sales Manager, Group

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Collin Carter

Senior Sales Manager, Group

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A native South Carolinian, Collin Carter joins Hotel Bennett after spending four years at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. Following his time in operational management, he held the title of Sales Manager and was a key player in the resort’s growing popularity. Collin studied Hospitality Management at the University of South Carolina, specializing in Hotel Development.


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Brea Strager

Senior Manager, Travel Industry Sales

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Brea Strager

Senior Manager, Travel Industry Sales

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Brea joins the Hotel Bennett from her role as the Associate Director of Corporate & Leisure Sales at The Dewberry Charleston, where she was a key member of their pre-opening management team.  Her previous employment includes the Madison Valley Ranch in Montana, Marriott Hotels & Resorts in Fort Lauderdale, and The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club in the Caribbean.  

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Katie Dennis

Conference Services Manager

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Katie Dennis

Conference Services Manager

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With 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Katie Dennis joined Hotel Bennett in fall 2019 as the Conference Services Manager. Most recently, Katie was the Special Events Manager at Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, curating private social gatherings for donors, fostering relationships with sponsors, and contributing to fundraising efforts for the organization. With expertise in multifaceted productions and managing events upwards of 5k guests, Katie also spent three years with the Event Cooperative as an event planner, executing festival and wedding production for non-profit organizations and social clients.

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Jessie Tanner

Catering Sales Manager

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Jessie Tanner

Catering Sales Manager

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Jessie Tanner joined the team of Hotel Bennett as the Catering Sales Manager.  She most recently was the Catering Director at Cru Catering in Charleston, where she designed menus and executed events across the state.  Previously, Jessie traveled the country as a consultant for a non-profit organization and worked as a Sales Manager for Middleton Place Plantation. She is a graduate of Clemson University with a Communication degree and a minor in Travel & Tourism.

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