MERRILLVILLE, Ind., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- White Lodging Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Carri Wright to the position of General Manager of the Residence Inn in downtown Louisville, Kentucky.
"I'm very excited to have Carri join the White Lodging team. With her strong leadership skills and her proven track record of success, I'm sure she'll make an immediate impact at this property," shared Regional Vice President Dave Montrose.
Wright's track record includes being named "Rookie General Manager of the Year" while in her first position at La Quinta Inns in San Antonio. Hired as an Assistant General Manager immediately after her graduation from Florida State University, Wright was promoted to General Manager within six months.
After three years with La Quinta Inns, Wright moved to Louisville after accepting the position of General Manager/Operations Manager at the Courtyard by Marriott. While there, she consistently exceeded the hotel's goals for guest satisfaction scores. Most recently, Wright was the General Manager at the Hyatt Place Louisville East, which was recognized as the Hotel of the Year in 2008 and achieved the #2 ranking in the brand in 2009 for accomplishments in sales, profitability and guest service measurements.
"Each time I have taken a new position, I have felt that my career was making a leap forward," said Wright. "I am very excited about this leap, and it's an honor to be a part of a company like White Lodging that is so highly respected in the industry."
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.
For more information about White Lodging, please visit www.whitelodging.com or call 219-472-2900.
SOURCE White Lodging Services Corporation