Stonebridge Cos. promotes Leiker, Cranor and Amin

Stonebridge Cos. has promoted Brian Leiker as the general manager of the 230-room Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center. Michael Cranor is the new cluster...

Noble Investment Group’s Rafuse dead from cardiac arrest

Mark Rafuse, a long-time executive at Noble Investment Group, died from cardiac arrest last week. Rafuse, who joined Noble in 1999, had served multiple leadership...

Briggs is GF Management’s executive vice president of operations

Jim Briggs is the new executive vice president of operations at GF Management. Previously, he was overseeing a hotel portfolio comprised of more than...

Martinez is Vision Hospitality’s regional vice president of operations

Patty Martinez is the new regional vice president of operations at Vision Hospitality Group. She has been with the company since 2012. Previously, Martinez was...

Searls is Choice Hotels chief customer officer

Sarah Searls is the new chief customer officer at Choice Hotels International. She has been with the company since 2009 as an analyst. Previously, Searls...

Dowling wins bronze Stevie Award for Women

Dorothy Dowling, senior vice president, and chief marketing officer at Best Western Hotels and Resorts, received a Bronze Stevie Award in the Woman of...

Lee and Ashworth to open restaurant in Vision Hospitality property

Chefs Edward Lee and Kevin Ashworth are collaborating on a new restaurant for the Kinley Hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Kinley is owned by...

El-Bassuni is Radisson’s chief operating officer for the Americas

Aly El-Bassuni is the new chief operating officer for the Americas at Radisson Hotel Group. His previous role in the company was senior vice...

Knapp is LHW’s president and CEO

Shannon Knapp is The Leading Hotels of the World’s president and CEO. She has served as interim CEO since April. Previously she was LHW’s senior...

Schwartz is Creative Lending Solution’s chief sales officer

Fred Schwartz is the new chief sales officer at Creative Lending Solutions. The industry veteran was the president of the AAHOA for 18 years. Previously,...