MERRILLVILLE, Ind., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran White Lodging employee Sandi Fredrickson has been promoted to general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott in Mesquite, Texas.
"I am thrilled to work with the Mesquite team and to help the hotel reach its full potential," said Fredrickson. "I know we will reach success by utilizing the award-winning training and processes for which White Lodging is known."
With a BA in public relations from Texas State University and currently working toward her master's in hospitality management at the University of Houston, Fredrickson has been with White Lodging since 2004. She started as a front office manager at the Austin Airport Marriott South and, after two years, was moved to the front office manager position at the Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott located at the downtown Austin convention center.
In 2008, Fredrickson was promoted to cluster sales manager of White Lodging's 650-room, four-property cluster at the Houston Galleria – the Courtyard by Marriott, the Residence Inn by Marriott, Hilton's Homewood Suites, and the Hyatt Summerfield Suites.
Fredrickson's most recent position was as operations manager of the 190-room Courtyard by Marriott at the Galleria.
"I am very excited to welcome Sandi to Mesquite," said Regional Vice President Chip Young. "I look forward to her making a positive impact and adding value to the Courtyard by Marriott as she continues to grow with White Lodging."
White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana. 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. Their current portfolio consists of over 154 hotels in 17 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: 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