Gaylord Entertainment Company in Nashville, Tenn., has appointed Jack J. Vaughn chairman of its newly formed hotel management company, Opryland Lodging Group. Vaughn had served as president of Opryland Hospitality and Attractions division. Assuming Vaughn's former position is Jack L. Gaines, who had operated JLG Consulting, a hotel consulting business in San Antonio, Texas.

Jacquelyn Ann Irby, CHSP, will head the Grenelefe Golf and Tennis Resort office in Rockville, Md. Irby, who will market the Orlando resort to associations in the mid-Atlantic area, had been sales director for CapStar Hotel Company, Washington, D.C.