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Marriott International Names Brooke Stall the General Manager
of the Year for its TownePlace Suites Brand

ATLANTA, GA (April 13, 2010) – Marriott International named Brooke Stall the General Manager of the Year for its TownePlace Suites brand of hotels for the second time.  Selected from among all general managers throughout the United States, Ms. Stall serves as General Manager of the TownePlace Suites-Kennesaw, GA, a hotel managed by Atlanta-based Hotel Equities. 

Ms. Stall earned her first GM of the Year award from Marriott in 2007 when she managed the TownePlace Suites hotel in Alpharetta, GA.  >From the Alpharetta hotel, Hotel Equities promoted her to manage the TownePlace Suites-Kennesaw, a hotel that Marriott also uses for training purposes.  In addition to her GM duties, Ms. Stall also helps Marriott instructors train associates from across the country to be TPS general managers. 

“Brooke truly loves to serve others, both guests and associates,” said Hotel Equities Director of Operations Tamara Markham.  “She leads by example and has mentored and developed a great team at her hotel.  In the recent tough economy, she has learned to be creative, do more with less, and still bring profit to the bottom line.  She has done an incredible job of balancing her three key stakeholders, her investors, her associates, and her guests.”

Ms. Stall joined Hotel Equities in 1995 as a housekeeper and worked in several positions, including the Front Desk, before moving into a management position in 2002.  Her success is a reflection on her work ethic, leadership skills and sales ability.  All are critical to managing a successful hotel.

Residents of Cumming, Ms. Stall and her husband Abraham have two children, Elijah and Emma. 

Hotel Equities (HE) is an Atlanta-based full-scale hotel management, development and consulting firm. Frederick W. Cerrone, CHA, serves as President and CEO.  HE presently has 47 properties in its portfolio. For more information, visit 


Margaret M. Jones
Dir. of Public Relations

Also See: Marriott International Names Drew Salapka the General Manager of the Year for the TownePlace Suites Brand of Hotels / February 2008

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