MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2017--
Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized hotel owner and
management company and division of The
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced the promotion of
Jeff Peterson to vice president of finance and transaction
administration for Marcus Hotels & Resorts. The company also announced
the promotion of John Hendricks to division controller.
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Jeff Peterson, vice president of finance and transaction administration for Marcus Hotels & Resorts (Photo: Business Wire)
In his newly created role, Peterson will oversee all accounting and
finance functions for the division, as well as oversee new deal
structures, joint ventures, management agreements and the implementation
of funding investments. He will serve as a lead member of the Marcus
Hotels & Resorts’ development team and will also join the company’s
senior leadership team.
Peterson joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2013 as vice president of
operations. In 2015, he was promoted to senior director of finance and
transaction administration for The Marcus Corporation, overseeing a wide
range of financial and strategic initiatives as well as providing
support for MCS Capital, the company’s hotel investment affiliate. Prior
to joining Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Peterson served more than 17 years
with Hyatt Corporation in various real estate, asset management, finance
and accounting roles. He also served as chief financial officer of
Ticketmaster Resale, a division of Ticketmaster/Live Nation, the second
largest company in the online resale ticket industry.
Peterson, a CPA, began his career in public accounting at the
international accounting firm, KPMG. He graduated from the University of
Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
The company also announced that John Hendricks, CPA, has been promoted
to division controller for Marcus Hotels & Resorts. In his new role,
Hendricks will report to Peterson and oversee daily accounting
operations for the entire hotel division.
Hendricks joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts as director of accounting in
2015 and has been instrumental in major accounting improvements for the
company. He also assisted in the company’s conversion to a new fiscal
year in 2016. Hendricks graduated from the University of Wisconsin –
Whitewater with a master’s degree in professional accountancy and a
bachelor’s degree in accounting. He also serves as a big brother as part
of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee.
Prior to joining Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Hendricks served as an audit
manager for KPMG, LLP where he worked with mid-market companies to
Fortune 50 multinational corporations.
“Both Jeff and John have made significant contributions to the
operational effectiveness of our division, and have a deep understanding
of our business and the hotel industry. Jeff has been an instrumental
partner on our development team, overseeing new deal structures and
management agreements. John’s accounting and auditing expertise has been
invaluable. I am confident they will continue to be an integral part of
our team and I congratulate them on their new roles,” said Joseph
Khairallah, president and chief operating officer of Marcus Hotels &
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About Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Hotels & Resorts, a division of The
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 18 hotels,
resorts and other properties in the U.S. 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. 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, including Mason Street Grill, ChopHouse and Miller
Time Pub & Grill. The company is also growing its experiential
restaurant concept, The SafeHouse, with a Chicago location opening in
early 2017. For more information, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com
and follow the company on Facebook
and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).
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Jessica Vollrath Huebner