Marcus Hotels & Resorts Names Paul Ohm General Manager of The Pfister® Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
July 2, 2013 2:52pm
Ohm will be responsible for overseeing the general operations of the 307-room hotel, as well as the upcoming renovations of the hotel's 176 tower guest rooms slated to begin in fall 2013. Ohm joins Marcus Hotels & Resorts with a strong background in hospitality. He began his career with the Hyatt Regency Columbus in food and beverage, and served in various positions with Hyatt Hotels in locations including Chicago, San Francisco and Maui. In 2000, Ohm joined Starwood Hotels & Resorts as the director of food and beverage for the Kapalua Bay Hotel in Maui, Hawaii. In 2005, he took the role of director of operations for The Fairmont Washington D.C. hotel. He also served as an opening team member for new hotels while at Fairmont, which included the re-branding of the Hotel Heliopolis in Cairo, Egypt to a Fairmont hotel.
"We are thrilled to welcome Paul to Marcus Hotels & Resorts as general manager of The Pfister Hotel. As The Pfister celebrates its 120th anniversary this fall, Paul's extensive experience in hotel management and operations makes him the ideal candidate to lead this prestigious property and continue its legacy of gracious service and tradition," said Kirk A. Rose, president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts.
"I am very excited to join Marcus Hotels & Resorts as the general manager of the company's flagship property," said Ohm. "It is an honor to manage this historic landmark and work in a hotel that still cherishes the core values of hospitality. I look forward to being a part of the Pfister's unique offerings including its award-winning Artist in Residence and Narrator in Residence programs, and continuing to provide memorable and unforgettable experiences to our guests."
Ohm graduated from Bowling Green State University in Ohio with a bachelor's degree in political science and a minor in technical communications. He currently serves as a member of the Chaine Des Rotisseurs as a Maître de Table Hotelier and the Les Amis d'Escoffier Society.
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Home to the largest collection of Victorian art of any hotel in the world, The Pfister is a AAA Four-Diamond property with membership in two of the industry's leading organizations: Historic Hotels of America and Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. The Pfister Hotel is located at 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Milwaukee. More information and updates on the hotel can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thePfisterHotel and on Twitter (@PfisterHotel).
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