New Staff Members Welcomed at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

Catering Sales Manager, Director of Slot Operations & Director of Table Games Hired

The JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa welcomes the addition of three new staff members to the resort and casino team. Nicole Mehlhaff will serve as senior catering sales manager, Dale Hambleton as director of slot operations and Sam Garritano as director of table games. 

Mehlhaff returns to the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa where she previously served as the catering manager in 2008.  Most recently, Mehlhaff worked at
the Platinum Hotel in sales for the wedding and social market.  She brings more than seven years of hospitality experience to the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa.

Hambleton joins the JW Marriott Las Vegas with more than 20 years of senior and executive level management experience in slot operations and game analysis.  Prior
to joining the JW Marriott team, Hambleton served as vice president of corporate slot operations for Cannery Casino Resorts, vice president of slot operations for Station Casinos, director of slot operations for the Gold River Casino in Laughlin and director of slot operation for the Horseshoe.

Garritano joins the JW Marriott Las Vegas team with 18 years of experience in the gaming industry.  Garritano previously held management positions at the Barbary Coast, The Orleans and most recently South Point.

About JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa features 548 oversized guestrooms set amid 54 acres of lush gardens. Located in Summerlin, 20 minutes northwest of the famous Las Vegas Strip, the resort is close enough to indulge in the city’s amenities, but far enough away to enjoy golfing on one of the courses surrounding the resort or explore beautiful Red Rock Canyon. Indulge yourself at JW Marriott’s luxurious Aquae Sulis Spa or lounge by the grass-edged pool. Plus, the resort features a wide selection of dining and entertainment options, from casual to elegant. All services and amenities synonymous with JW Marriott are at your fingertips when you visit. JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa: 221 N. Rampart Blvd., Toll Free: 877-869-8777,

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About JW Marriott

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to today’s sophisticated, self-assured travelers, offering them
the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretense. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there are 45 JW Marriott hotels in 19 countries; by 2013 the portfolio will encompass 73 properties in 28 countries.

About Marriott International

Marriott International is a leading lodging company with more than 3,400 lodging properties in 68 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites Inn and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, The Ritz-Carlton Residences and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland USA, and had approximately 137,000 employees at 2009 yearend. It is recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the best companies to work for, and by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as Partner of the Year since 2004. In fiscal year 2009, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly $11 billion. For more information, please visit our web site at

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