Articles by Gregg J Herning

Gregg Herning is an award-winning hospitality professional known best for his creative and innovative approach to hospitality sales and marketing. He has served in multiple capacities with the Peabody Hotel Group for 11 years. He began his Peabody career as director of sales & marketing for the flagship property, the Peabody Memphis, and later became general manager of the Peabody Little Rock in Arkansas. He helped the property earn the Forbes Four Star designation, the first in the state’s history. In 2010, he was promoted to vice president of sales & marketing. He was named “Leader of the Year” by Peabody Hotels President/CEO Martin Belz in 2006 and honored with the President’s Award for Special Achievement in 2010 and 2012. Gregg devotes much of his effort to developing sales and marketing talent for the hospitality industry, frequently speaking and serving as an adjunct instructor at hotel schools across the country.

"I receive my inspiration from music," he says. "Music is the ultimate mood-lifter. Though I enjoy all genres, my favorite music is classic rock. There is nothing better in my life for releasing tension and feeling creative than driving my sports car through winding roads, sunroof open, with the music very loud. In this setting, my system 'reboots,' life makes sense again, and I’m ready for any challenge."