Meet the Team


David DiSalvo
Director of Sales & Marketing
Phone: (502) 569-4475
David has been a hospitality professional for more than 20 years, joining the Galt House Hotel in the Spring of 2017 after managing Sales teams for branded hotel resorts across the country. Dave oversees the Sales and Marketing Department, managing the teams and defining the appropriate sales and marketing strategies in all market segments in order to garner maximum occupancy for the Galt House Hotel.



Kim Bridwell
National Sales Manager
Phone: (502) 568-3497

Kim joined the Galt House Hotel in July of 2000. Kim handles the Sports Market and the Association Market in the South. Kim is a member of Meeting Professionals International (Georgia Chapter) and the National Association of Sports Commission. Kim is currently taking classes to earn her Certified Sports Event Executives (CSEE) certification.

In her personal time, Kim enjoys spending time with her family and going to the lake. 


Laura Gipe
National Sales Manager
Phone: (502) 568-4269

Laura started her career in sales in 1983. She has held several positions in both Sales and Operations, including Director of Sales and General Manager. Laura joined the Galt House Hotel in 2007 and is responsible for Government and Military business from all states, excluding the DC area, as well as associations 200-1000 rooms peak-booked out of Chicago and the Midwest.

Laura is a member of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals (Kentucky Chapter) and the Professional Convention Management Association (Greater Midwest Chapter). She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family.


Linda Franklin
Meetings Express/Sales Manager
Phone: (502) 568-3495

Linda Franklin joined the Galt House Hotel in 1977 and has been a Galt House associate fore more than 30 years. She started as a part-time Administrative Assistant and is currently a Sales Manager working the Social, Military, Educational, Religious and Fraternal (SMERF) market for the OH, KY and TN area for 10 – 1,100 rooms, and also focuses on the SMERF and Associations, all of the U.S. for 10 – 200 rooms.

In Linda's personal time, she enjoys shopping, reading, cooking and spending time with her family. 


Lola Hill, CMP
National Sales Manager
Phone: (502) 568-4226

Lola has been with the company since October 1997. Previously, she served as the Director of Special Programs for the Alumni Association at the University of Louisville for 20 years. 

Lola's focus market is the Kentucky State Association, WA, OR, NV, ID, UT, MT, ND, SD, NE, MN, WY, AZ, NM and Canada.

Lola earned her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certificate in March 2012. She is a member of the Kentucky Society of Association Executives (KSAE).

In Lola's spare time, she enjoys reading and gardening. 


Katie Schneider Curran
Sales Manager
Phone: (502) 588-4044

Katie Schneider Curran has worked at the Galt House Hotel for more than nine years. Katie manages the Kentucky Corporate Group Business Segment. She is a Certified Hospitality Sales Professional (CHSP). She is a dedicated sales professional and works diligently in meeting the needs of her clients.

Katie enjoys traveling and meeting new people. 

Dionne Dabney-Williams
National Sales Director
Phone: (502) 523-3086
Dionne has represented the Galt House Hotel in the Washington D.C. market since the summer of 2017. With 29 years of experience in hotel and resort sales leadership, Dabney-Williams served most recently as an Executive Director of Group Sales. She has had an increasing level of responsibility within the sales organizations of branded hotel chains in the Eastern United States.