Hilton Naples today announced that Mari Hornbeck has been named senior catering sales manager. She will be responsible for overseeing the catering sales department, and she will be key liaison between corporate clients and the hotel’s sales, food and beverage and audio-visual departments. "We are thrilled to welcome Mari as a valuable addition to our sales and catering team,” said Niccole Neebling, director of sales, catering and marketing, Hilton Naples. “Mari’s intuition for client wants and needs will be an invaluable asset and we look forward to seeing her ideas and inspirations come to life through each event." Hornbeck previously was part of the management team that opened Hyatt House Naples 5th Avenue. Prior to that, she held sales management positions at Hyatt properties in Atlanta and Boston. With over 12 years of hospitality industry experience, Hornbeck began her career as front desk manager at the LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort in Naples. Mari is a native of Naples and earned a bachelor’s degree from Florida Southern College.