Kerry Hassen
Senior Manager Corporate Communications
Phone: 716-858-5016

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. (July 27, 2007) – Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts has named Cendy Sangermano as general manager of its operations at the Grand Canyon. 

The company operates three general stores at the natural wonder – two stores inside Grand Canyon National Park and one additional store in the nearby town of Tusayan. Each store offers a wide range of grocery items, apparel, gifts and souvenirs. 

A graduate of the Denver Institute for Art and Interior Design, Sangermano brings 13 years of experience in destination retailing to the Grand Canyon. 

With Delaware North, she has served as director of retail operations at Yosemite National Park since 2004 and previous to that worked in the company’s retail operations at Sequoia National Park. She has also worked at Pikes Peak State Park in Colorado and at the U.S. mints in Denver and Philadelphia.

About Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts
Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts is a subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, a leading hospitality provider with significant experience in hotel, retail, food service, recreation and transportation operations. The company’s portfolio includes historic properties in North America, such as Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex; Yosemite, Sequoia, Yellowstone and Grand Canyon National Parks; Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds; Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite; Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa; Niagara Falls State Park; Jones Beach; Old Town San Diego; The Lodge & Conference Center at Geneva State Park; The BALSAMS Grand Resort; and St Mary Lodge & Resort. To learn more about Delaware North Companies expertise in the hospitality industry visit

About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, which owns and operates TD Banknorth Garden. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues approaching $2 billion annually and 40,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit

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