29-Apr-2013

Rex O’Connor Returns to Crystal Mountain

O’Connor Brings 25 Years of Experience to Group Sales


THOMPSONVILLE, MICH – Rex O’Connor is no stranger to Crystal Mountain. After beginning his career with Crystal in 1993 (as the Tickets & Rental Manager), O’Connor quickly moved into the sales department, eventually becoming Senior Sales Manager.

In 2002, O’Connor left Crystal to pursue other opportunities in northern Michigan – all in the hospitality industry including stops at Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City and Grand Traverse Resort in Acme.

O’Connor returns to Crystal’s Group Sales Department representing Crystal’s meeting and conference product in the corporate and association markets. He is a member of the American Society of Association Executives, MI Society of Association Executives and the University Event Planners at University of Michigan.

“We are thrilled to welcome Rex back to Crystal Mountain,” said Arah Johnson, Director of Sales. “With his national sales experience and his passion for northern Michigan, he’s the perfect ambassador for Crystal Mountain and Benzie County.”

O’Connor is also a member of the Board of the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, and has served in various capacities with the NW Michigan Toys for Tots, Grand Traverse Bay Watershed Center, United Way of NW Michigan, West Michigan Tourist Association and is an alumnus of Leadership Grand Traverse.

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort with one of Golf Magazine’s Top 25 Golf Schools in America, Spa Magazine’s Best Midwest Spas three years running, named among the inaugural Detroit Free Press 16 Green Leaders in Michigan. Located in northwest lower-Michigan, a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the resort features downhill and cross-country skiing, Michigan Legacy Art Park, golf, alpine slide, water playground, lodging, dining, countless year-round outdoor activities and kids programs, an IACC-approved conference center, weddings, real estate and Crystal Spa.

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