Phoenix Area Resort and Event Venue Promotes from Within

Phoenix Marriott Tempe at the Buttes Resort Names Shannon Lyman Director of Catering
TEMPE, Ariz. - Feb. 25, 2014 - PRLog -- ThePhoenix Marriott Tempe at the Buttes resort in Tempe, Ariz., announces the promotion of Shannon Lyman to the role of Director of Catering.  Lyman will oversee the Catering sales team and will optimize the Tempe resort’s venues and meeting facilities by hosting a variety of events including weddings, galas, bar/bat mitzvahs and small groups.

Lyman began her successful tenure at The Phoenix Marriott Tempe at the Buttes four years ago and has held several roles including Business Travel Manager, Group Sales Manager and most recently Executive Meetings Manager.  Prior to joining the resort, Lyman served as an Interim Director of Catering at an Embassy Suites in Birmingham, Alabama and six years at the Birmingham Marriott as a Convention Services Manager, EMM and Social Catering Manager.

Shannon’s clear leadership acumen, experience, charisma, work ethic and flat-out stellar performance warranted this promotion,” said Doug Varsano, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Phoenix Marriott Tempe at the Buttes hotel.  “You can expect outstanding results from Shannon and her team.”

The resort, which is currently wrapping up a multi-million dollar renovation with over $8 million in investment to date, boasts multiple meeting and event venues which can accommodate 25 -500 guests in settings such as the acclaimed Waterfall Deck (up to 75 guests), Top of the Rock (award winning restaurant with incomparable views of the Valley of the Sun – up to 140 guests), La Hacienda (dedicated outdoor garden setting -up to 300 guests), and the Kachina Ballroom (up to 500 guests).  Event planners, meeting planners and the public are invited to contact Ms. Lyman’s team for information regarding event facilities, outdoor wedding venues and meeting rooms in the Phoenix and Tempe, Ariz. area by emailing

For more information about the Phoenix Marriott Tempe at the Buttes resort in Tempe, Ariz., please visit:


The Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes sits majestically atop a 25-acre East Valley landmark providing Arizona travelers with exciting southwest lodging that boasts natural beauty and upscale luxury accommodations. Serving as the LA Angels spring training hotel, The Buttes welcomes guests with the finest of resort amenities and superior service, while also offering convenient access to outdoor sports, local entertainment and cultural venues. Unique in design, but warm and gracious with hospitality, this Tempe hotel is an ideal destination whether planning a family vacation or corporate retreat. The Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes is operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts (, the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company.

Christina Peterson
(602) 225-9000

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