TAJ Hospitality Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Teck as Vice President, Sales & Revenue Strategy. Matt joins us from his previous role as Director of Sales & Marketing at the historic Embassy Suites by Hilton Lubbock, managed by GF Hotels & Resorts, and brings 15 years of sales and hospitality experience to TAJ Hospitality Management.

In his new role, Matt will oversee all sales and marketing initiatives as well as revenue generation strategies. Matt will provide strategic leadership to the company and advise on potential acquisitions and new developments.

“We are excited to have Matt join our team. He is a genuine, outgoing individual with vision, drive and vast sales and leadership experience,” said Beverly Riley, Director of Human Resources. “We have high expectations that his enthusiasm, heart and ability will generate growth for TAJ and the Lubbock community.”

While at Embassy Suites, Matt executed forward-thinking sales strategies leading to historic revenue generation and market share. Matt relocated to Lubbock, TX from Southern Illinois in December 2020 where he led sales teams for Marriott, IHG, Choice and Wyndham hotels. Matt also opened two select service properties and conducted sales training courses across the US as a Marriott Access Edge Facilitator.

Matt previously served on the GF Trailblazers Committee influencing and guiding GF Hotels & Resorts in new policies, procedures, and initiatives. Matt also served on the Board of Directors for Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) Missouri chapter from 2018 to 2020. Currently, Matt serves as President of the Lubbock Hotel Motel Association.

His passions include personal development, equipping others for success, Seinfeld, the Pittsburgh Steelers and serving as a worship drummer with Pursue Worship. In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife, Ashlie, and two children: Ziva (9) and Ezekiel (6).

TAJ Hospitality and Matt are excited to build a team actively involved in the Lubbock community.