Nebraska native to oversee landmark Lincoln property
MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2015--
Hotels & Resorts, a division of The
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced Nebraska native
Susan Madsen has been appointed general manager of The
Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel in Lincoln, Neb. Madsen brings her
extensive hospitality experience and a longtime career with Marriott
hotels to Lincoln’s newly renovated premier property.
Susan Madsen, GM, The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel (Photo: Business Wire)
Madsen joins Marcus Hotels & Resorts from the Embassy Suites Omaha
Downtown/Old Market, where she served as general manager since 2008.
Prior to her position in Omaha, she served as general manager of the
Kansas City Airport Marriott Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Prior to her
general manager roles, Madsen served as director of operations for the
Minneapolis Marriott City Center. She has also served in various human
resources and sales roles for Marriott International and served as
regional manager of sales and marketing at the Marriott Worldwide
“Susan’s extensive background in management and human resources will be
a valuable asset to The Cornhusker hotel. Susan’s business and community
relationships in Nebraska make her a great fit for overseeing one of the
state’s most prominent hotels. She will be a welcome addition to the
Lincoln community and our hotel management team,” said Joseph
Khairallah, chief operating officer of Marcus Hotels & Resorts.
Madsen has held many leadership positions in the following
organizations: Greater Kansas City Hotel Lodging Association, SKAL
International, Metropolitan Hospitality Association, Nebraska Hotel
Motel Association, Old Market Business Association Board Member (Omaha)
and Omaha Public School Career Advisory Board.
Marcus Hotels & Resorts and its subsidiary, MCS Capital, acquired The
Cornhusker hotel in September 2012 as part of a joint venture with a
fund affiliate of LEM Capital of Philadelphia. Marcus Hotels & Resorts
is the majority owner.
For more information on the latest news and updates from Marcus
Hotels & Resorts, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com.
About The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel
Located in the heart of downtown Lincoln just minutes from the historic
Haymarket District, The
Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel, has proudly served Nebraska’s capital
city for almost 90 years. Having completed an $11 million renovation in
September 2014, the hotel’s newly renovated amenities include 290
refurbished guest rooms and 10 luxurious suites, 46,000 square feet of
flexible meeting space, a revitalized lobby and a Marriott great room
offering style, comfort, convenience, complimentary Wi-Fi and the latest
technologies for the savvy traveler. Guests can grab a perfectly paired
bite and brew at The Miller Time Pub & Grill, Lincoln’s go-to
restaurant for a power lunch, happy hour or cheering on Husker sports.
To keep up with the latest Cornhusker happenings, find the hotel on
follow it on Twitter (@thecornhuskerh) or visit: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lnkfs-the-cornhusker-a-marriott-hotel.
About Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Hotels & Resorts, a division of The
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 20 hotels,
resorts and other properties in 11 states. A force in the hospitality
industry, Marcus Hotels & Resorts provides expertise in management,
development and historic renovations. The company’s portfolio includes a
wide variety of properties including city-center meeting hotels, upscale
resorts and branded first-class hotels. For more information on the
latest news and updates, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com
and follow the company on Facebook
About The Marcus Corporation
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The
Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment
industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets. In
addition to its Marcus
Hotels & Resorts division, The Marcus Corporation’s theatre
Theatres®, currently owns or manages 681 screens at 55
locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North
Dakota and Ohio. For more information, please visit the company’s web
site at www.marcuscorp.com.
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For Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Jessica Vollrath Huebner