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The Providence Group, LLC Completes Consulting Engagement
with The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel

The Premier Resort is Well Known as the “First In Nation” Electoral Site

October 30, 2008 – Duxbury, MA.  The Providence Group, LLC, a Massachusetts-based full service hospitality management company, announced today that it has completed a consulting engagement with The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel, in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, to provide a strategic analysis of the hotels operations, market situation and sales and marketing initiatives.  Upon completion of the project, The Providence Group CEO, Jed C. Heller, reported his assessment and recommendations to the hotel’s trustees.
“I compliment Jed on his work and his presentation to the Board of Trustees. I think it went well and everyone was pleased. It was just what we had asked for and gives us valuable business insights as we move forward,” said Grafton J. Corbett III, CEO of Tillotson Corporation and a Trustee of The Balsams Hotel.
The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel is a premier resort located in New Hampshire’s White Mountains on 15,000 acres in the small town of Dixville Notch. Each year since 1960, Dixville Notch voters assemble at The Balsams at midnight to cast their “First in Nation” electoral ballots. The walls of this historic ballot room bear testimony with captioned photographs and other displays of all the dignitaries and candidates who have visited since 1960.
The Providence Group was founded in 2005 by Jed C. Heller to offer hospitality and general management services to hotels, time-share resorts and condominiums in the U.S. and overseas.  The company currently provides management and consulting services for several small and medium size hotels, including the Sandhurst Hotel, Fort Pierce, FL, Sleep Inn and Suites, Etowah, TN and the Microtel Inn and Suites, Seneca Falls, NY.  Past engagements include the Drake Hotel, Oakbrook, IL, Residence Inn, Baron Rouge, LA and the Fairfield Inn and Suites, Tulsa, OK.  
About the Providence Group
The Providence Group is a full service hospitality management company focused on serving the needs of small to mid-size hotels.   Company Founder and President, Jed C. Heller, is a 30 year veteran of the hospitality management industry and serves on the editorial board of and the Resort Management Committee of the American Resort Development Association.  He is also a frequent guest speaker at industry conferences.

Jed C. Heller, President
The Providence Group, LLC
Phone: 781-582-8785

Tom Ricci
Ricci Communications
(401) 354-2360

Also See: The Providence Group, LLC Lands Contract to Provide Management Services for the Sleep Inn and Suites, Etowah, TN / August 2008
The Providence Group, LLC Expands Hospitality Management Operations with Office in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Company Focused on Providing Management Services to Small to Mid-Size Hotels / February 2008
The Providence Group Helps Spearhead Upscale Project / September 2007
The Providence Group Manages The Microtel Inn & Suites in Seneca Falls, New York / September 2007
The Providence Group Manages The Sandhurst Hotel & Suites / February 2007
The Providence Group Announces Drake Sale / February 2007
The Providence Group Continues Expansion in 2007; Management Consulting Firm Keeps Promise during Growth / January 2007
The Providence Group Offers Training for General Managers New Service Comes with a Satisfaction Guarantee / March 2006
The Providence Group Gears Up for March Madness; President Jed C. Heller to speak at ARDA, Hotel Investment Conference / February 2006
The Providence Group Poised for Growth in 2006 / January 2006
The Providence Group forms Villa Consultants International / December 2005

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