Montage Healdsburg Appoints Sarah McIntosh as Resort Manager
HEALDSBURG, CA. (December 9, 2021) –Montage Healdsburg today announces the appointment of Sarah McIntosh as resort manager. Bringing a wealth of experience in luxury hospitality operations, including time with Montage International, McIntosh will oversee resort operations for Sonoma’s newest luxury resort.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sarah back to the Montage family, leading resort operations at Montage Healdsburg,” said Allen Highfield, General Manager Montage Healdsburg. “Sarah brings extensive experience to this role, with a truly impressive career in luxury hospitality at some of the finest hotels throughout North America. I am looking forward to her contributions here in wine country.”
A native of Vancouver, Canada with more than 15 years of experience in luxury hotels and resorts, McIntosh began her career as a room attendant at Fairmont Banff Springs in Canada, eventually advancing to director of front office and director of housekeeping. She then served as director of rooms at Hotel Bel Air and director of housekeeping for the opening of Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. Now rejoining the Montage brand, following her time with Montage Beverly Hills, McIntosh most recently worked as director of rooms at The Maybourne Beverly Hills where she oversaw housekeeping, front office, security, and residential services operations.
McIntosh’s love for the history of hotels and their significance in their respective communities inspired her to pursue a career in hospitality. McIntosh holds a Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management, as well as certificates in Executive Leadership and Revenue Management from Cornell University.
“I am very pleased to return to Montage, working alongside such an experienced and seasoned leadership team in the beautiful town of Healdsburg in Sonoma County,” said McIntosh. “I’m looking forward to building upon the resort’s strong foundation as it enters its second year, helping to create one of the best resorts in the world.”
About Montage Healdsburg Montage Healdsburg is located on 258-acres in the heart of California’s world-renowned Sonoma wine country and is the first Montage property in Northern California. Built within the constraints of the natural landscape, the transformative hideaway offers 130 bungalow-style rooms and 40 privately Montage Residences settled among oak trees and vine-covered hills with a contemporary aesthetic. The resort features four dining outlets including signature restaurant, Hazel Hill; an 11,500-sq. ft. Spa Montage with zero-edge pool overlooking the resort’s own 15.5 acres of vineyards; and Montage’s signature, immersive children’s program, Paintbox. For more information, follow @montagehealdsburg or visit www.montage.com/healdsburg.
About Montage International Montage International, the ultra-luxury hospitality management company founded by Alan J. Fuerstman, features a distinctive collection of hospitality brands. Montage International encompasses the ultra-luxury brand Montage Hotels & Resorts, the new luxury hospitality brand Pendry Hotels & Resorts, Montage Residences, Pendry Residences and the management of some of the country’s premiere golf courses and clubs. Founded in 2002, Montage Hotels & Resorts is an artistic collection of distinctive hotels, resorts and residences including: Montage Laguna Beach, Montage Deer Valley, Montage Kapalua Bay, Montage Palmetto Bluff, Montage Los Cabos and Montage Healdsburg. Opening in 2021 is Montage Big Sky, opening in 2023 is Montage Cay. Pendry Hotels & Resorts, founded in 2014, is a collection of new luxury hotels for today’s cultured world traveler located in taste making destinations including Pendry San Diego and Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, Pendry West Hollywood, Pendry Manhattan West, and Pendry Chicago. Opening in 2022 is Pendry Park City, Pendry Natirar, and Pendry Washington D.C. – The Wharf. Montage International also manages and operates Spanish Peaks Mountain Club in Big Sky, Montana and The May River Golf Club in Bluffton, South Carolina. For more information, please visit www.montage.com.