News for the Hospitality Executive
Susan Foresman Appointed General Manager of the
University Plaza Hotel in West Lafayette, Indiana
|Lafayette, IN, July 15, 2008 – As a recent graduate of
the Leadership Lafayette Academy, Susan Foresman knows the importance of
civic leadership in the community. In her new role as General
Manager of the University Plaza Hotel in West Lafayette, Indiana, she’ll
have the opportunity to further stimulate civic engagement to benefit the
Prior to her recent appointment, Foresman was the Director of Sales and Marketing at the University Plaza Hotel since 2006. She began her career at the hotel as Food and Beverage Director in 1996. Over the next six years, Foresman held various management positions with Murphy Reader/ Associates, Inc. as Food and Beverage Director, General Manager of the Cumberland Place Exhibition Center and Vice President of Food, Beverage and Convention Services. From 1993-1996, she served in a variety of food and beverage positions with The Levy Restaurants at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
“Susan has contributed greatly to the success of the University Plaza Hotel, in her previous role overseeing business development and marketing for the property. Her extraordinary leadership skills will support the University Plaza Hotel staff – providing the best possible experience to guests of the hotel,” said Richard Quinlan, Vice President of Operations for Hostmark Hospitality Group.
“I am very excited to lead a great team of people – many who have been employed at the hotel for more than 15 years. In my new role, I am committed to partnering with business and civic leaders to contribute to the ongoing success of the Lafayette community,” said Susan Foresman, General Manager of the University Plaza Hotel.
Foresman, a native of Clinton County, is a graduate of Purdue University
where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Restaurant, Hotel, Institutional
and Tourism Management. She is a member of the Purdue Alumni Association,
President’s Council, John Purdue Club and the Religious Conference Management
Association. Ms. Foresman is a Certified Meeting Professional and
participated in the 2005 Disney Institute for Management, Leadership and
Located one mile from Purdue University, the University Plaza Hotel also is within a few minutes of Purdue Research Park, shopping, recreation and entertainment venues. The hotel is managed by Hostmark Hospitality Group and owned by an affiliate of True North Management Group.
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