News for the Hospitality Executive
.John J. Perez Named General
Manager of the
Wyvern Hotel in Punta Gorda, Florida
|Punta Gorda, FL – June 19, 2008 --- John J. Perez, CHA
has been named General Manager of the Wyvern Hotel in Punta Gorda, FL.
The property is professionally owned and operated by Burkhard Corporation
in Weston, MA.
Perez will oversee all operational, sales and administrative aspects of the hotel, and begins his position in Punta Gorda with 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He started his career in 1989 achieving progressive advancement within all aspects of the business. Perez has been employed with Burkhard Corporation for seven years overseeing the company’s New England properties. Prior to working for Burkhard, Perez has managed properties within the Hyatt, Hilton, Starwood and Marriott chains.
“We are pleased to have John at the Wyvern,” commented Jean Scarborough, Vice-President of Burkhard Corporation. “He is a results driven hospitality professional and brings a wealth of experience in opening and operating hotels, we are confident he will excel in this new position.”
Perez, who will reside in Punta Gorda, has a history of being highly involved in his community; he has served on the Massachusetts Lodging Association’s Government Affairs Committee, and was a City Councilor for the City of Revere, MA. Perez holds CHA and CRDE Designations from the American Hotel/Motel Educational Institute. Perez attended Salem State College, where he studied Marketing.
About the Wyvern Hotel
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