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Benchmark Appoints Malgorzata Bardzik-Cox Controller
for the North Maple Inn, Basking Ridge, New Jersey
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, July 2006 ... Benchmark Hospitality International has announced the appointment of Malgorzata Bardzik-Cox as controller for the Four Diamond North Maple Inn of Basking Ridge, New Jersey.  Dan Santiago, general manager of property, made the announcement.

"I'm so pleased to welcome Malgorzata to our hotel," said Mr. Santiago.  "She brings a first-rate background in hospitality finance to her new role and several years of experience with Benchmark Hospitality.  We look forward to her active leadership in the Accounting function here at North Maple Inn."

For the past two years, Ms. Bardzik-Cox was Benchmark's controller at Turtle Bay Resort, the landmark property located on Oahu's North Shore in Hawaii.  During this period, the resort successfully completed a comprehensive $60 million renovation program.

Ms. Bardzik-Cox originally joined Turtle Bay Resort in 2002 assuming the role of assistant controller.  While there, the resort garnered 2004 and 2005 awards for the best financial performance from Benchmark Hospitality International. 

Bardzik-Cox came to the property following several years in the Washington, DC, market, where she served as director of Six Sigma, Black Belt, responsible for The St. Regis Hotel and Capitol Hill Suites Hotel, establishing and monitoring Six Sigma projects for the properties.  Six Sigma is a system-wide approach to customer relations and business decisions with the goal of embracing change, calculating risk and generating innovation to drive value and facilitate financial returns.   Prior to this, she served in positions of increasing responsibility within the Accounting department of The St. Regis Hotel. 

Ms. Bardzik-Cox also has considerable experience in financial accounting for hotels in Poland and Russia, having worked for many years for Radisson Hotels & Resorts in these countries.

Bardzik-Cox is a graduate of the University of Szczecin, located in Szczecin, Poland, where she earned her Master of Science Degree in Economics and graduated magna cum laude.  She is relocating to the Basking Ridge area in New Jersey. 

North Maple Inn at Basking Ridge (, a Four Diamond property, offers 171 well-appointed guestrooms with 16 spacious suites; 20,000 square feet of dedicated meeting space with 25 conference rooms, including an 84-seat tiered amphitheater; and comprehensive meeting support services. The hotel also offers Coasters, a casual lounge; Cuisine, a restaurant serving eclectic American fare in an open-hearth kitchen; and an elegant ballroom. North Maple Inn provides complete fitness and recreation facilities for hotel and conference guests. The property is one of the finest hotels in New Jersey.  Benchmark Hospitality International operates North Maple Inn.

Benchmark Hospitality International, an independent hospitality management company based in The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, operates resorts, conference centers, hotels and condominium resorts both domestically and internationally.  For locations of Benchmark Hospitality properties and for additional information, visit Benchmark's Website at 


Benchmark Hospitality International
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas

Ken Ellens
Ken Ellens Communications
201-758-2864 / 201-758-2865-Fax

Also See: Victor M. Rodriguez Named Director of Rooms, North Maple Inn in Basking Ridge, New Jersey / June 2006
Benchmark Appoints Malgorzata Bardzik-Cox as Controller and Daniel J. Daughtry as Director of Conference and F&B at Hawaii's Turtle Bay Resort / July 2004

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