Meet our hotel staff at Hotel Chimayó de Santa Fe

Our team members at Hotel Chimayó de Santa Fe are committed to ensuring your visit to Santa Fe and time in our unique hotel is perfect. Our hotel staff represent top-notch Santa Fe hospitality. 

To connect with our team see Contact Us.

Click on each member of our hotel staff to learn more:

Max Hirano - Regional Director of Operations for Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Hotel St. Francis, Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe
Dave Parker - Director of Operations for Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, Hotel St. Francis
Jesse West - Front Office Manager
Deanna Cheney - Associate Director of Sales

Also see our Corporate Heritage Hotels & Resorts Team
Max Hirano - Regional Director of Operations for Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Hotel St. Francis, Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe
Max brings over 17 years of hotel experience and a multi-cultural background obtained from residing, working, and traveling to world-wide locations including Europe, Asia, and the United States to The Eldorado Hotel and Spa. He joins the property from working as the Regional Assistant General Manager for Heritage’s other three Santa Fe hotels, Hotel St. Francis, The Lodge at Santa Fe, and Hotel Chimayo. Prior to Heritage Max worked as Hotel Manager for the Ohkay Casino in New Mexico as well as at El Monte Sagrado as Rooms Director in Taos, New Mexico. He has also worked for the Sheraton, Crowne Plaza, Hyatt and Intercontinental brand hotels in Florida, Denver, Kansas City, Geneva Switzerland and New Delhi India. He is fluent in English, French and German. He studied hotel management at the Glion Institute of Higher Education in Glion, Switzerland.

Dave Parker - Director of Operations for Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, Hotel St. Francis

Jesse West - Front Office Manager
Jesse's career in hotels includes a wealth of experience working at the front desk. Since she began working at Heritage Hotels & Resorts, she has blossomed, moving quickly from Front Office Agent to Regional Reservations Supervisor, and now becoming the Front Office Manager of Hotel Chimayó, a hotel she is extremely proud of and excited to take to the next level of costumer service.

Deanna Cheney-Associate Director of Sales
Deanna Cheney has worked in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing for more than 20 years, primarily in leadership positions. Her background includes independent resort hotels, global brands (Hilton, Marriott), convention center sales, and event/program management. She currently serves as Associate Director of Sales Citywide for Heritage Hotels in Santa Fe.  Deanna is a point of contact for all groups large or small, one time or series, with an interest in The Lodge at Santa Fe and Hotel Chimayo. She also represents Santa Fe’s historic St. Francis Hotel. Deanna is happy to assist you.