The Resort Collection Welcomes New Team Members

Jill Burnham, Tricia Petty and Dana Lent Join Sales and Marketing

June 3, 2013

The Resort Collection of Panama City Beach is proud to announce the addition of three new members to its sales and marketing team!

Tricia Petty, Dana Lent, Jill Burnham

Above: Tricia Petty, Dana Lent, and Jill Burnham at Edgewater Beach and Golf Resort

Jill Burnham
Jill has lived in the Panama City Beach area for nearly 10 years. She earned a Bachelor of Human Environmental Sciences degree in interior design from the University of Alabama, where she was also a member of the varsity volleyball team. Jill has worked for such companies as SieMatic in Atlanta, The St. Joe Company in Lynn Haven, and Ethan Allen Design Studio and Sinc Interiors in Panama City. As a licensed realtor with a designer's keen eye, Jill brings knowledge of the real estate and hospitality industries to the table and provides a fresh vision as marketing manager for The Resort Collection and its many properties. Jill works closely with the sales and marketing team to ensure the company provides the hospitality industry's best services and is on par with the most current trends in this ever-changing market. Jill enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Jeff, and their three young sons.

Tricia Petty
Tricia joined The Resort Collection team in 2010 as sales manager specializing in associations and executive meetings. Prior to 2010, she worked as director of sales for Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton Inn, and held public relations positions with Gulf World Marine Park and St. Andrew Bay Center. She has also worked closely with Resort Collection Travel since its inception in 2012, and recently became the company's director of sales. Tricia has lived in Panama City for about 30 years and is an active member of the local community, including the Bay County Chamber and Leadership Bay Committee. Tricia loves spending time with her husband, Josh, and their daughter, Lydia Grace, exploring the great outdoors, and watching FSU football.

Dana B. Lent
A native of Jacksonville, Dana moved to Panama City Beach 12 years ago and has worked in public relations and marketing for Nextel, Sprint, the Panama City Beach CVB, and Bay Point Resort Golf Club. Dana has a Bachelor of Communications in marketing from the University of Alabama and was a member of UA's swimming and diving team, where she was awarded three NCAA All-American awards and was the SEC champion of platform diving in 1996. As sales manager for The Resort Collection, Dana fosters relationships with local companies and Resort Collection owners and guests, ensuring smooth and positive sales throughout the company's resort properties. In her time off, Dana enjoys jogging, spending time with her family, and, of course, "Goin' to the Beach!"

As one of Northwest Florida's hospitality leaders, The Resort Collection strives to provide the best in customer service, planning and property management, and looks forward to continuing a tradition of excellence with these fine additions to the RC Team!

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