Lance Utley Joins the Old Kinderhook Team!

Lance Utley began his career in hospitality / tourism in 1993 as a bellman for Henry VIII Hotel in St. Louis MO. He moved to the Lake of the Ozarks in 1997 and began a career in hotel and hospitality sales at several Lake Area properties including Marina Bay, Holiday Inn Sunspree and Directed Sales at Inn at Grand Glaize and Country Club Hotel as well as helping open The Resort and Yacht Club now Camden on the Lake. Lance has represented the Lake Area in many different trade organizations that includes Meeting Professionals Int’l, Society of Government Meeting Professionals and MO. Society of Association Executives. In the last six years he has served as both Miller and Camden County Medium Representative to the board of The Tri County Lodging Association and been appointed to the Board of Directors of The Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for which he has served as President. Utley worked as Director of Member Services for the Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for the past two years. Lance is very excited to bring his years of sales and management experience along with his passion for the Lake Area to the The Lodge at Old Kinderhook to continue his endeavor to grow business at the Property and bring groups to the Lake of the Ozarks.

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Joe Clote

Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.