White Lodging Names New General Managers for 10 Properties
Monday June 17th, 2013 - 10:58AM M
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MERRILLVILLE, IN—White Lodging has been named several new general managers within the last month across the company.
David Malmberg has been promoted to general manager of the Courtyard and Residence Inn Austin Downtown Convention Center properties. Prior to joining White Lodging in 2011, Malmberg spent nine years in St. Kitts, West Indies. During that time he was the director of restaurant and bar operations, director of catering operations and a sales executive with Marriott.
Anna Long has been promoted to general manager of the Courtyard Boulder/Louisville property in Colorado. Long is a 14-year White Lodging veteran and started her career as a guest service representative at the Courtyard Boulder/Louisville.
Lou DeMarchi has been promoted to general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn of Warrenville, Ill. Previously, DeMarchi was the general manager at the Courtyard Chicago Midway Airport, where he led the property through a 3.5 million dollar renovation.
Steve Garcia has been promoted to general manager of the Residence Inn in Fishers, IN. Previously, Garcia was a regional bench assistant general manager at Courtyard Goshen. Prior to his experience at the Courtyard Goshen, he served as the food and beverage manager at the Courtyard by Marriott in Hammond, IN.
Joe Garcia has been promoted to general manager at the Fairfield Inn & Suites San Antonio Downtown/Market Square. Previously, Garcia was the operations manager and assistant general manager at the Residence Inn Houston/Sugarland. As operations manager and assistant general manager at Residence Inn Houston/Sugarland, Garcia operated the hotel during a full renovation.
Kumar Anne has been promoted to general manager of the Renaissance Ft. Lauderdale/Plantation. Previously, Anne was the resident manager at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indiana.
Jesse Loose has been promoted to general manager of the Residence Inn Golden in Colorado. Loose is a nine-year veteran of White Lodging and has most recently served as assistant general manager at the SpringHill Suites Westminster.
Jason Bargar has been named general manager of the Homewood Suites Brandon in Tampa, Fla. He previously served as general manager for the SpringHill Suites Grand Junction in Colorado, which opened as a new hotel in 2011.
Ryan Frederick has been promoted to dual general manager of the Courtyard and Residence Inn Houston Downtown/Convention Center. Previously, he was the general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Airport.
Deborah Stevens has been promoted to dual general manager for the SpringHill Suites/Fairfield Inn and Suites in Downtown Louisville, Ky. Previously, Stevens was the dual assistant general manager for the Courtyard/SpringHill Suites in Downtown Indianapolis.
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