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Hotel Equities Adds Nancy Curtin Morris as Training
ATLANTA (October 25, 2010) –Atlanta-based Hotel Equities (HE) recently named Nancy Curtin Morris as the company’s Training and People Development Coach. In that role, Ms. Morris will provide ongoing consulting services to Hotel Equities.
A performance management and learning professional, Ms. Morris currently heads the Trinity Team, an Atlanta-based consulting firm she founded in 2010. Before starting her own firm, Ms. Morris spent 24 years with hospitality industry giant Marriott International, Inc. For the past ten years, she served as the company’s Senior Director of Learning, North America.
“Nancy brings a wealth of experience in training to our team,” said Tamara Markham, Senior Operations Director, HE. “She has a proven track record as a highly skilled and capable leader who knows how to drive business results. She is an outstanding asset to Hotel Equities.”
Ms. Morris began her hospitality career with The Sheraton Corporation, Inc. first in Tucson, AZ and then in Savannah, GA where she served as Director of Conventions. Hired by Marriott International in 1986, she worked in convention services at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC, and then moved to Convention and Catering Manager at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA.
In 1990, Ms. Curtin came to the Atlanta Marriott Marquis as Director of Training, a post she held for six years. She trained and prepared the hotel staff to be the “host hotel” for the 1996 Olympic Games. Next promoted to Regional Director of Training for Marriott, she covered the Southeast Region out of Atlanta for four years before she moved to a national role. In that post, she was responsible for 20 national leadership training programs for Marriott throughout North America.
Ms. Morris earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Providence College and a Master of Science in Adult Education from Georgia State University. She holds numerous professional certifications in her field including Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Stephen Covey Master Trainer, Gallup Strengths assessment, a number of coaching certifications, DISC and the Hogan Assessment. A frequent speaker to professional gatherings as well as an Online Faculty member with the University of Phoenix, Nancy is the past president of the Human Resources Leadership Forum in Atlanta.
A resident of Mableton, GA, Ms. Morris and her husband are the parents of three children. An avid tennis player and golfer, she enjoys coaching youth sports and volunteering at her children’s school. She participates actively in her church and helps in fundraising for Children’s Miracle Network.
Hotel Equities (HE) is an Atlanta-based full-scale hotel management, development and consulting firm. Frederick W. Cerrone, CHA, serves as President and CEO. HE presently holds 46 properties in its portfolio. For more information, visit www.hotelequities.com
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