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Windsor Management Services Promotes Toby Simmons
to General Manager of Embassy Suites Colorado Springs

Simmons is a 10-Year Veteran at Windsor Management Services
with More Than 30 Years of Hospitality Experience

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. July 13, 2010– Toby Simmons has been promoted to General Manager of the Embassy Suites Colorado Springs, where he will oversee all aspects of the hotel’s sales, marketing, operations and management.

“Toby is an established and proven General Manager,” said Bill Upshaw, President & Chief Operating Officer for Windsor Management Services, the hotel management arm of Windsor Capital Group, Inc. “In his 10 years with Windsor Management Services, the properties he has led continuously earned high rankings for customer service, management and fiscal responsibility. He honors the Windsor Management Services’ reputation for excellent customer service for guests and unmatched results for the owners who trust us to manage their properties.”

In 2009 alone, Simmons’ hotel earned the highest-rated Associate Opinion Survey score and the highest RevPar Index of any Windsor Management Services’ hotel. Previously, hotels under his leadership were recognized for outstanding customer service and for having the highest net operating income of properties managed by Windsor Management Services. Individually, Simmons has repeatedly been named General Manager of the Year by multiple hotel brands.

Prior to being named the General Manager of the Embassy Suites Colorado Springs property, Simmons was the General Manager of Windsor Capital Group’s Embassy Suites Lompoc Central Coast hotel in California.

Simmons has earned General Manager certification from six hotel brands, including Embassy Suites. He is also an American Hotel/Motel Association Educational Institute Certified Hotel Administrator.

“I am eager to bring my experience to the Embassy Suites Colorado Springs team,” said Simmons. “The Colorado market is an exciting one, with a lot of activity and momentum bringing conventions, meetings, conferences and leisure travelers to this beautiful state. I look forward to leading this established team, and continuing to position this property for long-term success.”

Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, and the closest hotel to the Air Force Academy, the Embassy Suites Colorado Springs hotel is stylishly decorated, boasting full-service amenities to ensure any stay is unforgettable. With nearly 7,500 square feet of flexible, state-of-the-art meeting and banquet space, the property can easily accommodate up to 200 guests. The Embassy Suites Colorado Springs features Embassy Suites’ signature cook-to-order breakfasts and nightly Manager’s Receptions.

For more information on the Embassy Suites Colorado Springs, please visit

To view other Windsor Management Services’ news underscoring the momentum in the Colorado market, visit
Windsor Management Services, a subsidiary of Windsor Capital Group, is an award winning, comprehensive hospitality management and development organization that manages full-service, upscale hotel properties throughout the United States. With more than 30 years of experience to call on, Windsor Management Services is known for unmatched results for its owners and unparalleled service for its guests delivered with a personal connection. 
All Winsor Management Services’ properties embrace and participate in Windsor Capital Group’s pet-friendly program.   For details visit

Windsor Management Services
Bill Upshaw, President & Chief Operating Officer
Craig Stechman, Senior Vice President-Sales & Marketing 310-566-1100

LeAnn Boucher

Also See: Hilton and Marriott Recognize Several Windsor Management Services Employees/ June 2010

Windsor Capital Group chosen to manage new build, 403-room Embassy Suites hotel at Denver Convention Center, slated to open December 2010 / February 2010

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