Glynn Knight makes a move to Michigan after being named the general manager of the Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac

Knight joined White Lodging in 2006

May 21, 2012, 13:48 ET from White Lodging

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  White Lodging is pleased to announce Glynn Knight has joined the Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac as its new general manager.

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"I am very excited to have Glynn Knight as our new General Manager at the Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac," said Regional Vice President Bob Jensch.  "His years of hotel leadership experience with WLS combined with his understanding of and passion for the Auto Industry are a recipe for great success in Pontiac."

Knight, who joined White Lodging in 2006 with more than 19 years of Marriott experience in both full and select service hotels, makes his move to the Pontiac Marriott from his position as the general manager of the Marriott Richmond.

Within White Lodging, Knight has served as general manager at Courtyard Farmington in Connecticut, Courtyard Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago and the impact general manager for Region 5.

Knight, an avid auto enthusiast and collector, is excited about moving to the Motor City. He is looking forward to putting his passion for the auto industry into good use, and building relationships with nearby automotive clients.

The Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac, located at 3600 Centerpoint Parkway in Pontiac, MI has 11 floors, 285 rooms, and five suites. The hotel offers 11 meeting rooms, 10,500 square feet of total meeting space and three concierge levels. For more information on the Pontiac Marriott, visit

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 158 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.

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SOURCE White Lodging