Commerce and Community: July 4, 2013
Desmond has new front desk manager
ALBANY — Mohamed Hemmid has been appointed front desk manager of The Desmond Hotel. Hemmid brings with him eight years of experience in the hospitality industry, most recently as front office manager for the Albany Marriott.
Hemmid’s career includes international experience in the front office and concierge areas for the Royal Air Maroc, Park Hyatt Dubai, IHG-Dubai Festival City and Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts. He moved to the Albany area in 2012 with his family.
A native of Morocco, Hemmid speaks five languages. He holds a bachelor’s in English linguistics and is certified in hotel revenue management through Cornell University. He currently resides in Albany with his wife, Danielle, and daughter, Sophia.
DePasquale named to Malta Med post
MALTA — Anthony DePasquale has been hired as site administrator for Malta Med Emergent Care, located at 6 Medical Park Drive.
DePasquale was formerly the service line director for Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Mass., where he oversaw both hospital-based and outpatient imaging centers.
DePasquale earned an associate degree in radiologic technology and a bachelor’s in computer science from SUNY Plattsburgh, as well as a bachelor’s in business administration/health care management from Empire State College.