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Mike Larson Named General Manager of Pheasant Run
Resort & Spa, in St. Charles, Illinois

ST. CHARLES, Ill. June 5, 2007 - Oakbrook Hotels Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Larson to General Manager of Pheasant Run Resort & Spa, in historic St. Charles, Illinois

“We are delighted Mike is joining us at Pheasant Run. He comes to the resort from the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Indianapolis where he completed a short re-structuring assignment there. Previously, he honed his management skills and enjoyed a long tenure with the Starwood and Doubletree organizations,” said Joe Pinto, vice president of hotel operations for Oakbrook Hotels, Inc., parent company of Pheasant Run Resort & Spa. 

An integral member of the Starwood general manager team, Larson led many of their significant properties during his 10 year career with that organization. Mike also spent 10 years working within the Doubletree organization and he completed multiple general manager assignments in an array of different Doubletree hotels. 

Larson earned a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management from the University of Denver and he started his career with the Hyatt organization after graduating from college. 

“I’m excited and proud to lead such a great resort and dynamic team. I’m looking forward to making a positive impact on the property,” said Larson. 

Pheasant Run Resort & Spa is set on 250 beautiful, rolling acres in historic St. Charles, Illinois, less than an hour from Chicago. The resort offers 473 spacious rooms, several restaurants and dining options, the Mario Tricoci Hair Salon & Spa, productions by Chicago's acclaimed Noble Fool Theatricals, Zanies Comedy Club, 36 holes of championship golf and practice center, three pools, a fitness center and more than 100,000 square feet of meeting space including 45 meeting rooms, two expo centers, three distinct ballrooms, 320-seat tiered auditorium and state-of-the-art training center. For more information, call 800.4.PHEASANT or visit 


Pheasant Run Resort & Spa
Phoebe Stein


Also See: Oakbrook Hotels, Inc. Upgrading the Sheraton Cleveland Airport Hotel, $3.5 million Renovation Underway / October 2003



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