News for the Hospitality Executive
(ATLANTA, GA – 07/16/09) McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc. of Tampa, Florida is pleased to announce that two employees of the Hawthorn Suites Atlanta Northwest have been honored nationally by the Hawthorn Suites hotel brand.
General Manager Marc Greenberg was named General Manager of the Year, and complimentary service associate Awa Njie was named Count on Me! Service Representative of the Year at the recent Hawthorn Suites conference, held in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.
Marc Greenberg began his career with McKibbon in 1994 as General Manager of the Hawthorn Suites Atlanta Northwest. In his role there, he continually demonstrates strong leadership and creativity, in spite of today’s challenging economic environment. Among his recent accomplishments, Marc recently signed a new client for the hotel, bringing in more than $1 million in room sales last year.
In addition to his role as general manager, Greenberg is also very active in the community, acting as an advocate for Children’s Miracle Network and serving on the board of directors of the Cobb County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Marc Greenberg is presented with General Manager of the Year Award
at the recent brand conference in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.
L-R, Bill Hall, Brand Senior Vice President; Jeff Wagoner, Brand President;
Marc Greenberg; and Roy Flora, Wyndham Hotel Group President.
Awa Njie has worked at Hawthorn Suites Atlanta Northwest since 2003 as a complimentary service associate. A true “shining star” of the property, she has worked in several areas of the hotel, helping out as needed, and can frequently be counted on to take on additional hours or responsibilities at a moment’s notice. Her enthusiasm and joy for serving her guests bring many repeat visitors back to the hotel.
“Awa is one of those individuals who make a guest’s visit to a property special,” explained General Manager Marc Greenberg. “Her sense of caring is truly genuine, and we’ve had many guests tell us that she is the reason that they come back to our hotel for future visits.”
Awa Njie receives Count on Me! Service Representative of the Year Award from, L-R,
Bill Hall, Brand Senior Vice President; Jeff Wagoner, Brand President; Awa Njie; Roy Flora,
Wyndham Hotel Group President; and Diane Barr, Vice President of Learning and Development.
The Hawthorn Suites Atlanta Northwest is located on over 13 acres at 1500 Parkwood Circle, SE. Awarded Hawthorn Suites’ Hotel of the Year in 2007, the property features both one and two bedroom suites and standard rooms, 3 meeting rooms and complimentary high-speed wireless internet access.
Hawthorn Suites is a member of the Wyndham Hotel Group. The property is managed by McKibbon Hotel Management of Tampa, Florida. For additional information or reservations, please contact General Manager Marc Greenberg at (770) 952-9595, or visit www.hsatlanta.com.
About McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc.
McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc., based in Tampa, Florida, is a privately owned enterprise that has grown into a premier franchisee for Marriott, Hilton and Starwood hotels. McKibbon is proud to be a recognized leader for over 83 years in the hospitality industry, and currently operates over 60 mid and upscale brands in 8 states throughout the Southeast. The company has a rich history and culture that promotes a family oriented environment, while holding true to its core values of honesty, integrity and loyalty. For more information, visit www.mckibbon.com.
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