News for the Hospitality Executive
Barry Shank, General Manager of the Residence Inn Houston
Recipient of the Residence Inn by Marriott Jim Conley Award
New Orleans Louisiana - January 31, 2009 - Residence Inn by Marriott honored Barry Shank, General Manager of the Residence Inn Houston Medical Center, a property owned and managed by Moody National Management Company, with the “Jim Conley” award.
Shank accepted the Award presented during the Annual Residence Inn Conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana January 28 through 31, saying "I was surprised and overwhelmed when my name was called.
With more than 14 years in the hospitality industry, 11 of which were with various Marriott brands, Shank has built a team that truly delivers beyond guests expectations. Shank says of the award, "Normally I would have recognized that my team was the true recipient of the award but when my name was mentioned in the same sentence with a legend like Jim Conley, I was speechless." Shank went on to say, "I have never been so completely humbled and honored than I was to receive the Jim Conley Award."
The Jim Conley Award is awarded to those few elite people, who completely
embody the 'Service So Memorable Culture' that is uniquely Residence Inn.
"As we continue cultivating our relationship with Marriott, we could not be more proud of Barry Shank for representing Moody National Management Company in such a positive light with our Franchise partner, remarked David Gould, Vice President, Hospitality Division.
"People like Barry reinforce the fact that Moody National Management Company is "Uncompromising in the Commitment to Excellence, David Gould. “ With the driving force of General Managers like Barry Shank, we are paving the way to continue the rapid growth of our management company.
Moody National Companies has 66 hotels, located in 16 states, representing
8,554 rooms. Established in 1996, Moody National Companies is a full-service
commercial real estate firm focused on identifying and developing investment
opportunities that offer long-term asset preservation as well as stable
and predictable cash flows. Moody National Management Company provides
its clients with innovative property and asset management services designed
to maximize efficiencies while creating quality environments for tenants/guests
and superior returns for investors. Moody National Management Company also
oversees the management of 1,550 apartment units, 932,542 square feet of
office properties. For more information on Moody National Management Company,
visit our website at http://www.moodynational.com/management/.
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