MERRILLVILLE, Ind., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Katrina Peterson has been promoted to the general manager of the Courtyard Grand Rapids.
Katrina started her career with White Lodging as a guest service representative in May 2008 at the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Airport, completing an internship while an undergraduate student at Central Michigan University. She graduated in December 2008 with her Bachelors of Science in business administration with an emphasis in hospitality.
"I've very much enjoyed my years at the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Airport," said Peterson. "I've had the opportunity to work with an exceptional staff. I'm looking forward to joining the Courtyard Marriott team and having the opportunity to learn a new hotel brand."
In 2009, Peterson was promoted to Operations Supervisor at the Holiday Inn, and in 2010, she was promoted to Operations Manager and received the Full Service Rooms Manager of the Year award.
"Peterson has been an instrumental part of the success at the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids achieving a Green/Gold/Platinum scorecard in 2011 including winning multiple Excalibur awards and never having a red zone category in her role as an Operations Manager," said Daniel Gomez, the previous general manager at the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Airport. Gomez is now the general manager at the Courtyard Houston at the Galleria. "We look forward to that track record continuing at the Courtyard Grand Rapids."
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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