April 25th, 2016

Charlottesville, Virginia: Boar’s Head, an historic hotel in Charlottesville, has named Malinda Brakeman Sales Manager for its Richmond corporate, state associations, state government, Tidewater, Hampton Roads, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and the southeast region.

A welcome addition to our sales team and an asset to our clients, Malinda will be responsible for building on Boar’s Head’s success. She looks forward to combining her customer service and event planning skills here at Boar’s Head and introducing new groups and organizations to one of the mid-Atlantic’s premier resorts.  She is especially excited to become an active member of VSAE (Virginia Society of Association Executives).

Between 2010 and 2013 Malinda served as the Special Events Coordinator for The Inn at Little Washington and Executive Assistant to Patrick O’Connell, the Inn’s Owner and Founder. During her time with The Inn, Malinda planned and executed major special events, including intimate weddings, receptions and dinners, executive board meetings and business conferences.

“The Inn at Little Washington has always been known for its high level of service. We are pleased to have Malinda provide this same high level of service to Boar’s Head clients as part of our team,” said Ann H. Walker, Boar’s Head Director of Sales & Marketing.

Malinda is a mother of four. She enjoys gardening and traveling and she has served on several educational outreach programs for local children.

Boar’s Head, a 175-room resort situated on 573 acres in the Virginia countryside, offers Four Diamond dining; Boar’s Head Sports Club—a state-of-the-art sports club, award-winning tennis and squash; Birdwood—a championship 18 hole Audubon certified golf course; a luxury spa; children’s programs; and 22,000 square feet of event space, including the Pavilion with its 5,883 square foot ballroom. The resort is in close proximity to attractions such as Monticello, the Blue Ridge Mountains and numerous wineries.  Boar’s Head is owned and operated by the University of Virginia Foundation.

Boar’s Head is Charlottesville’s only Four Diamond hotel. For more information and reservations, call 844.724.6615; visit the resort’s website at; or like us on Facebook, on Twitter @BoarsHeadResort or