White Lodging Names New General Managers for Seven Properties

        White Lodging Names New General Managers for Seven Properties

Properties include six hotels across the United States and one restaurant in
Chicago, Illinois

PR Newswire

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Feb. 15, 2013

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --White Lodging is pleased to
announce the following individuals have been named general managers within the
last month across the company.

Jeremiah Drummond has been promoted to the general manager of the Residence
Inn Oak Brook in Illinois. Previously, Jeremiah was the general manager at the
Residence Inn in Carmel, Ind.. Drummond has over 14 years of hospitality
related experience. He joined White Lodging in 2010 after 10 years of customer
service, management, operations and training experience with Marriott
International.

"I am very excited and feel very lucky to have this opportunity to better
myself as a leader and promise to bring the same great results I had in my
previous positions," said Drummond.

Nicola D'Entremont has been promoted to general manager of the Fairfield Inn &
Suites Austin South. Previously, D'Entremont was a sales manager at the
Residence Inn Austin Northwest. Prior to her new position, D'Entremont gained
a variety of experience in the disciplines of sales, operations and front
office. She was a part of the opening teams for both the Hilton Garden Inn
Austin North and for the Courtyard Austin North.

"I am grateful for all Kevin Grandin, regional vice president at White Lodging
and Region 1 for all they have done to develop, train and promote me," said
D'Entremont.

Brian Long has been promoted to general manager of the Courtyard Houston
Galleria in Texas. Previously, Long was the general manager of the HYATT House
Austin. He has been in general management since 2001 where he started as the
general manager of the DoubleTree Club Austin University Area. Long was also
the general manager of the Canyon of The Eagles Resort and Conference Center
in Burnet, Texas.

"I look forward to this amazing opportunity and furthering my career with
White Lodging," said Long.

Richard Hemsley has been named general manager of the SpringHill Suites Salt
Lake City Airport. Hemsley joined White Lodging from Barbacoa Mexican Grille
where he was the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to his role as a restaurant
COO from 2007-2013, he was a general manager at properties such as the Hilton
Garden Inn St. George in Utah, the Hilton Garden Inn Boise Spectrum in Idaho
and the AmeriTell Inns in Pocatello, Idaho.

"It is my pleasure to join the talented, guest oriented team at the Spring
Hill Suites Salt Lake City Airport. I am absolutely confident that we will be
able to share in continued success," said Hemsley.

Curtis Hansen has been named general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott in
Grand Junction, Texas. Previously, he was the general manager of the
SpringHill Suites Salt Lake City Airport. Hansen has over 10 years of
hospitality experience. He joined White Lodging in 2010 from CottonTree
Management where he served as the area general manager of the CottonTree
Management North Utah Hotels.

"I am excited to take on this new challenge in Grand Junction and I am so
grateful for the warm welcome that I have received from my staff and the
community. Working together we will make the Courtyard Marriott Grand Junction
the best hotel in western Colorado," said Hansen.

Adam Smith has been promoted to general manager of TGI Friday's at the Midway
Hotel Center in Bedford Park, Ill. Smith's journey with White Lodging began in
2006 as assistant banquet manager at the Star Plaza. He took on various
different roles at the property, at times heading up the Event Operations
Department, as well as leading the TJ Maloney's team and other food and
beverage outlets on the property. His high performance and strong results led
him to a promotion in 2012 to general manager of Viand Bar & Kitchen at the
Courtyard by Marriott Magnificent Mile.

White Lodging Services Corporation- was established in 1985 and is
headquartered in Merrillville, Ind. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel
ownership, development and operations company – a recognized leader that has
defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth
among mid-to large-scale hotels across the country. Its current portfolio
consists of more than 159 hotels in 20 states and encompasses representation
of the following leading brands: Preferred Hotels, Marriott International,
Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts,
InterContinental Hotel Group and Carlson Hotels Worldwide. For more
information about White Lodging, please visitwww.whitelodging.com.

Contact:             

Kathleen Quilligan   701 E. 83^rd Ave.

Phone: 219.472.2861 Merrillville, IN 46410

Fax: 219.472.2273    www.whitelodging.com



SOURCE White Lodging Services Corporation

Website: http://www.whitelodging.com
 
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