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White Lodging Promotes Angie Summar to General Manager
for the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Valparaiso, Indiana

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Jan. 18, 2011 -- White Lodging recently announced the promotion of Angie Summar to the position of general manager of the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Valparaiso, Indiana. A native of Northwest Indiana, Summar began her career with White Lodging shortly after graduating from Griffith High School.

She started as an hourly associate in the Hammond, Indiana cluster of properties, which includes the Courtyard by Marriott, the Fairfield Inn & Suites and the Residence Inn.  In 2004, White Lodging promoted Summar to operations manager at the Courtyard by Marriott in Merrillville, Indiana. Three years later, she moved back to the Hammond cluster of hotels in the role of sales manager.  After a brief period with another hotel ownership company, Summar returned to White Lodging as the sales manager for the Valparaiso hotel cluster in January 2010.

"We're excited to see Angie take this next step in her career," said Regional Vice President Steve Ransone.  "Her roles in operations and sales will serve her well as general manager and will give her the type of outstanding training opportunities White Lodging is known for."

Located on Route 30 in Valparaiso, the Fairfield Inn & Suites has 63 rooms, some with separate sleeping and living areas and others with whirlpools, offers a complimentary breakfast, has an indoor pool and is convenient to Valparaiso University and the city's popular downtown dining district.

White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development, and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid- to large-scale hotels across the country. Their current portfolio consists of over 153 hotels in eighteen states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group, and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.


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