Tricia Culpepper The Resort Collection of Panama City Beach announces the hiring of Tricia Culpepper as sales manager. The Resort Collection is a property management company representing six beachfront resorts, a championship golf course, a shopping center and a real estate organization. Culpepper will be responsible for coordination of groups and meetings and will oversee all aspects of association meetings and events. “We are thrilled to welcome Tricia to our sales team,” said Steve Bailey, director of group sales for The Resort Collection. “Her vast experience with group bookings is exactly what we need to enhance our current team so that we can continue to grow group business for The Resort Collection.” Since 2003, Culpepper has held sales and marketing positions in Panama City Beach. Prior to joining The Resort Collection, she held the position of director of sales for the Hilton Garden Inn and the Hampton Inn, where she was responsible for group booking revenue from all markets, catering and local accounts for the hotels. Culpepper also held marketing and public relations positions with St. Andrew Bay Center and Gulf World Marine Park. “To be part of The Resort Collection sales team is a great honor,” said Culpepper. “It is a privilege to continue to do what I love in the place I call home.”