News for the Hospitality Executive
Davidson Hotel Company Names Colman
Conneely General Manager
TEANECK, New Jersey – December, 2010 – Veteran hotelier Colman Conneely has joined Davidson Hotel Company, one of the nation’s largest independent management companies, as general manager of the newest member of its growing portfolio: Marriott Teaneck at Glenpointe Hotel. With 23 years in general manager positions, Conneely joins Davidson after 20 years with San Francisco-based Stanford Hotels Corp.
Conneely’s most recent post was a five-year tenure as regional vice president, general manager of Hilton Charlotte Center City in Charlotte, North Carolina. Here, he oversaw the AAA Four-Diamond, 400-room hotel that specializes in serving the meetings and convention market. Prior to that, he served the same position with the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, and, earlier, with the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Francisco. Before joining Stanford Hotels, Conneely spent 15 years with Hyatt Corp. in management positions in California, New York, Ohio and Chicago. Earlier career experience included positions with prominent hotels in London, Paris and in his native Ireland.
An honors graduate from St. Mary’s College in Galway, Ireland, Conneely completed the General Managers Program at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration as well as General Manager Certification programs from Hilton Corp., Starwood Corp. and Holiday Inn Corp.
In his post at Marriott Teaneck at Glenpointe, he oversees the entire 345-room operation for this successful New York Metropolitan area hotel which is located at 100 Frank W. Burr Blvd. at the intersection of Interstates 80 and 95, in Teaneck, N.J. It is three miles from the George Washington Bridge and 15 minutes from Manhattan. Each of the property’s guestrooms boast a 37-inch Samsung HD television, Marriott's exclusive "Revive Bedding," and high-speed Internet access. The hotel also offers 26,500 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a 10,458-square-foot grand ballroom capable of seating 1,200 people. Other hotel amenities include The Grille Restaurant, The Glen Lounge, and the 26,000-square-foot Spa at Glenpointe.
About Davidson Hotel Company
Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Davidson Hotel Company is an award-winning, full-service hotel management company that provides management, development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting expertise for the hospitality industry. The company’s portfolio encompasses 46 upscale, full-service independent and branded hotels with more than 13,000 rooms across the United States, including such affiliations as Marriott, Renaissance, Westin, Hyatt, Hilton, Sheraton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Radisson, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn. Additional information on Davidson may be found at the company's Web site, www.davidsonhotels.com.
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