April 25, 2011
– Leigh Hitz, president of Stout Street Hospitality, recently announced
Cindy Peaslee has been hired as the general manager of The LaSalle
Magnolia in Bryan, Texas. Peaslee, a Texas native, was most recently
executive director of the Downtown Bryan Economic Development
also worked as the LaSalle’s director of sales from 2003 to 2006. Stout
Hospitality took over management of the property in 2009.
Peaslee has more than 20 years of travel and hospitality experience, specifically in the Bryan area, as well as El Paso. Prior to helming the economic development association she was a destination sales executive with the Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau. She also owned Unique Stays-Brazos Valley, a sales and marketing firm working with small, unique lodging properties.
“Cindy has a diverse background in marketing and tourism, as well as a deep-rooted connection to Bryan, which makes her ideal to take over as general manager of this historic property,” said Hitz.
LaSalle Hotel is a 55-room property, which was built in 1928 and is registered as a historic landmark. The property is conveniently located near College Station, Texas and Texas A&M University.
Magnolia Hotels are noted for their attention to customer service and offers a wide variety of amenities. These same amenities, including complimentary breakfast, evening beer and wine reception, and signature bedtime cookie buffet also are offered at the LaSalle Hotel. In addition to the businesses located in historic downtown Bryan, the hotel enjoys close proximity to other businesses and attractions such as the Brazos County Courthouse, Scott & White Health System, the George Bush Presidential Library, Blinn College and Texas A&M University.
Denver-based Stout Street Hospitality, a privately held hotel management and development company, operates upscale boutique hotels catering to the sophisticated traveler. The company focuses on development, management, acquisition, re-branding, new construction and conversion of existing independent hotel properties. The core product line consists of award-winning, independent boutique hotels under the Magnolia brand that offer a style unlike that of trendy or branded hotels. The company currently operates hotels in Denver, Colo.; Dallas, Houston, and Bryan, Texas; and Omaha, Neb., and is exploring other markets for additional growth opportunities. For more information, visit ww.stoutstreethospitality.com.
Malen Yantis Public Relations
Stout Street Hospitality