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 Charlie Shirk Appointed General Manager of the Scranton Hilton
& Conference Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Scranton, PA October 9, 2006 – Boykin Management Company, one of the industry’s leading independent hotel management companies, has named Charlie Shirk General Manager of the Scranton Hilton & Conference Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Shirk joins the Boykin Management Company team with over twenty years of experience working at hotels which operate under major flags such as Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton and Radisson Hotels.  In 1984, Charlie was selected as Terrace Hilton Manager of the Year.  In 1987, Charlie was selected as Interstate Hotels Manager of the Year.  In 2001, Charlie was selected by Interstate for Outstanding Performance of the Year.  Charlie recently relocated to Scranton from Iselin, New Jersey, where he held the position of General Manager at the Hilton Woodbridge.      

About the Hotel: 
The Hilton Scranton & Conference Center is the premier corporate hotel and meeting facility in Northeast Scranton, PA. The IACC approved conference center located in downtown Scranton, PA features a restaurant, lounge, 19 meeting rooms including a 75 seat amphitheater and a grand ballroom accommodating up to 500 people for wedding receptions or special events. The Hilton Scranton & Conference Center offers complete meeting packages or day meeting packages custom tailored for all groups meeting needs, a full service business center, indoor pool, fitness center and parking. 

The hotel has 175 guest rooms that feature complimentary high-speed internet access, two speaker phones each with two lines, voice mail and data ports and free local calls.  To make a reservation or for more information please call 1-570-343-3000 or visit

About the Company:
Founded in 1958, Boykin Management Company operates full service, Independent, Branded, Condo Hotels and Conference Centers from coast to coast.  Boykin is nationally recognized for its expertise in providing superior hotel and resort management services to institutional, high net worth, private equity funds, developers and other hotel ownership groups. Boykin has a track record of innovative marketing and direct sales programs and is a proven turnaround performer.  


Boykin Management Company
Grant Sabroff
Senior Vice President of Business Development
(216) 430-1282

Also See: Ron Wojcik Appointed General Manager of The Hilton Scranton and Conference Center / February 2005
The Scranton Hilton's Owner and Lender File Papers Seeking a Consensual Foreclosure Prior to Expected Change in Ownership / July 2005

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