Additional appointments announced at the Hilton Madison and Sheraton
MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 23, 2016--
Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel management company in
Wisconsin and division of The
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced that Jeff Stewart
has been appointed general manager of the Sheraton
Madison hotel in Madison, Wis. The company also announced the
addition of Alex Mabry as assistant director of sales and Kara Gugel as
banquets manager for both the Hilton Madison and Sheraton Madison hotels.
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Jeff Stewart (Photo: Business Wire)
Stewart joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2015 as hotel manager
at the AAA-Four Diamond Hilton Milwaukee City Center in Milwaukee, Wis.
He previously was director of operations at Hyatt Regency Indianapolis,
where he served since 2007. Stewart began his hospitality career in 2000
with Hyatt Hotels Corporation at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. During his
15-year tenure with Hyatt, he held a variety of management roles in the
areas of stewarding, restaurants and banquets at the Hyatt Regency
McCormick Place, Hyatt Regency Chicago and Hyatt Regency Boston. Stewart
has a bachelor’s degree in hospitality from Eastern Illinois University.
Mabry will be responsible for leading sales strategies and
initiatives for the 240-room Hilton Madison hotel and 239-room Sheraton
Madison hotel, overseeing all group room and business accounts focusing
on the University of Wisconsin and State and Federal Government
agencies. She joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2013 as corporate sales
manager for the Heidel House Resort & Spa in Green Lake, Wis. Prior to
this position she served as catering, sales and marketing manager for
Oshkosh Country Club, in Oshkosh, Wis. Mabry has also held various sales
and marketing positions throughout her career at several organizations
including an Orlando, Fla. newspaper and food and beverage outlets
located in the Orlando area. Mabry graduated from Valencia College in
Orlando, Fla. with an associate degree in business management.
Gugel joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2014 as banquets
supervisor for the Madison hotels and served as lead host for the
Capitol ChopHouse. She then accepted the role as Manager in Training for
the Hilton Madison hotel, where she spent time in various departments
including event management, sales, and front desk. Gugel has a
bachelor’s degree in hospitality and an event planning certification
from the University of Wisconsin – Stout.
“We are confident Jeff’s management and operational expertise will be a
great asset to the Sheraton Madison hotel and the Madison community.
Alex and Kara will both be great additions to the Madison sales team,
providing extraordinary customer service that will benefit our current
clients and new customers as well. We are excited to welcome Jeff, Kara
and Alex on board,” said Joseph Khairallah, chief operating officer for
Marcus Hotels & Resorts.
Marcus Hotels & Resorts owns and manages the Hilton Madison Hotel and
is a minority owner and manager of the Sheraton Madison Hotel. For
more information on the latest news and updates from Marcus Hotels &
Resorts, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com.
About Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Hotels & Resorts, a division of The
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 19 hotels,
resorts and other properties in the U.S. A leader in the hospitality
industry since 1962, Marcus Hotels & Resorts creates asset value for
hotel owners through its expertise in management, development and
product repositioning, including hotel food and beverage concepts
developed by its Marcus Restaurant Group. The company’s distinctive
portfolio includes city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, historic
properties, and premium branded and independent first-class hotels.
Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an approved operator for all major lodging
brands. For more information, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com
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Source: Marcus Hotels & Resorts
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Jessica Vollrath Huebner