Shaun Clasen

Director of Sales | Hilton Garden Inn Cedar Rapids

Shaun Clasen, the Director of Sales at the Hilton Garden Inn Cedar Rapids will help the team successfully open the new hotel. She will build and lead the hotel sales team to create an outstanding guest experience.  Shaun is most excited to build a hotel culture alongside the General Manager that will inspire creativity, energy and a spirit to serve. Thus creating a hotel that guests look forward to staying at and associates look forward to coming to every day!

Best Part of my Job

Shaun loves the opportunity to create a positive impact on someone’s day. From checking a family in on the weekend, hosting a client’s company event or modeling excellent guest services with employees. Shaun loves managing relationships with clients and guests and watching her team flourish.

Professional Passion

Shaun is driven by a genuine desire to serve others. She loves the opportunity to focus on guests; get to know them, understand their needs and, in turn, provide them an outstanding guest experience. She finds purpose in forming meaningful relationships with hotel team members.

Personal Interests

She enjoys spending time with her son, family and friends. Shaun also enjoys staying active and running or doing yoga.


University of Northern Iowa – Bachelors Degree

University of Chicago – Masters Degree

Certified Cvent Supplier Network Professional

Community Involvement

Family Promise of Linn County


Leadership for Five Seasons

Big Brothers Big Sisters