Damon L. Strickland, CHA, Appointed GM of Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center
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STAUNTON, VA—Damon L. Strickland, CHA, has succeeded Carol Simon as general manager of the Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center, managed by Crestline Hotels & Resorts, here.
Strickland joins the hotel from his role as GM of the dual complex Courtyard by Marriott Suffolk Chesapeake and TownePlace Suites Suffolk Chesapeake in Suffolk, VA, which are also properties managed by Crestline. Strickland has more than 12 years of experience in hospitality operations, as he has also served in operations positions with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Hilton Hotels.
He holds a B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism from the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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