The Agency

Kurtz Hospitality Marketing is a full service hospitality consulting firm, specializing in Hotel and Restaurant Consulting, Sales & Marketing, Management, and Business Development solutions. We bring together all aspects of hotel and restaurant operations, sales, marketing, and public relations under one roof so our clients are able to look to one place for the answer.

We take pride in executing multi-layered approaches to advancing competitive market share and growing revenue potential for our clients. As industry leaders with more than 35 years of combined success across the hospitality industry, the Kurtz Hospitality Marketing team offers executive level experience for your hotel, restaurant or brand.

Executive Team

Janet Kurtz
President & CEO, Kurtz Hospitality Marketing

As a twenty-two year veteran of sales, marketing, and public relations, Janet has built a lot of revenue. Beginning at a small historic home as her first “big girl” job to cutting her teeth in sales at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel and ultimately creating an illustrious career as the Director of Sales & Marketing at The Hermitage Hotel for thirteen years, the market has changed significantly.

Since starting the agency, Janet has helped her clients increase revenues as much as 60% year over year. She has used industry knowledge, nimbleness and an overall results oriented approach to gaining revenue for her clients.

Bethany Alexander
Social Media & Sales Manager, Kurtz Hospitality Marketing

As a Mississippi girl discovering her way in Music City, Bethany brings passion for sales and social media to the Kurtz team. After graduating from The University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing, she pursued a career in the social media world. She developed skills in photography, videography, website design, customer service, and sales. Her creative thinking and southern charm made her the perfect addition to the Kurtz Hospitality Marketing family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mayter Scott
Creative Director, Kurtz Hospitality Marketing

Mayter brings to the table the creative side of hospitality. She is a food & lifestyle photographer. While managing 5th and Taylor in 2017, her images of the restaurant were published in The Wall Street Journal Magazine. Mayter  photographs chefs, restaurants, hotels, and people. She has been published in many notable publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Garden & Gun, HGTV Magazine, Nashville Lifestyles, Eater Nashville, and Edible Nashville.

Reaghan Willison
Media & Community Activation Manager, Kurtz Hospitality Marketing

Media and Community Activation Manager Reaghan Willison started at Kurtz Hospitality as an intern while completing her final semester at Middle Tennessee State University studying Public Relations and Communication. While at MTSU, she was involved in a PR campaign competition for Acura through EdVenture Partners where she and her fellow classmates implemented a full-scale PR and research campaign for the Acura ILX which involved planning an on-campus event which reached almost 7,500 students.

Since being promoted to Media and Community Activation Manager, Reaghan is responsible for media relations for KHM clients as well as community outreach and strategy. She has successfully pitched and landed articles in various publications to gain more exposure for our partners.