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Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Michael Bublitz Controller for
Stonewall Resort, Roanoke, West Virginia
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, May 2007 - Benchmark Hospitality International has announced the appointment of Michael Bublitz as controller for Stonewall Resort, the award-winning property located in Roanoke, West Virginia.  Floyd Hunter, general manager, made the announcement.
"It is with great pleasure that I welcome Michael to Benchmark Hospitality at Stonewall Resort," stated Mr. Hunter.  "He brings diverse professional experience to his new role, including working with golf clubs, dude ranches, independent hotels and international brands."
A native of Maribel, Wisconsin, near Green Bay. Michael Bublitz began his hospitality career in the early 1990s at Rancho de los Caballeros, a golf club and dude ranch in Wickenburg, Arizona.  Since then he has been affiliated with a variety of independent hotels and inns, as well as global brands such as Holiday Inn, Sheraton, Hilton and Marriott Hotels & Resorts.  Mr. Bublitz held various positions of increasing responsibility throughout his early career.  In 1997, he was appointed to his first position as controller at the Holiday Inn Midtown, in Phoenix.
Michael Bublitz is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Morehead State University, located in Morehead, Kentucky, where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting.  During his academic years, Mr. Bublitz had the unusual privilege to be a Graduate Assistant and teach classes to fellow undergraduate students.   Bublitz, who is 7' tall, is an avid basketball fan.  He and his family have relocated to Bridgeport, West Virginia.
Stonewall Resort is a 208-guestroom property with a lakeside lodge and lakeside cottages, a conference center, restaurants, complete fitness center and swimming pool, spa and an 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course. The resort is located at Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park near Roanoke, West Virginia. Stonewall Resort is a joint private/public development between McCabe-Henley-Durbin and the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources.  Benchmark Hospitality International operates Stonewall Resort. 
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 Web site at 

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


Also See: Benchmark Appoints Floyd R. Hunter, Jr. General Manager at Stonewall Resort, Roanoke, West Virginia / February 2007
Benchmark Opens the Stonewall Resort, A Joint Private/public Development in Weston, West Virginia / Oct 2002

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