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Springwood Hospitality Appoints Jon Bottone as General Manager
and Madeleine Cobb as Assistant General Manager for the
Country Inn & Suites Hershey at the Park in Pennsylvania

York, PA (October 5, 2011) – Springwood Hospitality is pleased to announce that it has selected Jon Bottone as general manager and Madeleine Cobb as assistant general manager for the Country Inn & Suites Hershey at the Park, 195 Hershey Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036. As general manager, Bottone will be responsible for all aspects of hotel operations including guest services, sales, marketing and hotel administration. Cobb, as the assistant general manager will assist Bottone in these areas with a primary focus on guest services.

“It is extremely exciting to be in Hershey, PA. I look forward to taking an active role in the community, not only here in the Hershey area, but throughout Central PA. A community like this, coupled with a company that share the same core values, is a win for my family and Springwood Hospitality. Our beliefs in taking care of our associates, guests and investors are in line and we are looking forward to long term growth.” said Bottone.

Bottone brings his excellent leadership, teambuilding and communication skills to Springwood Hospitality. Bottone has been in hotel management since 1986. He has managed various hotel brands including Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Red Roof Inn & Suites. From 2000 – 2011, he was VP of Operations and Regional Director of Operations at LBA Hospitality. Under his leadership, his hotels won multiple awards which include 2002 Partnership Circle Award – Marriott International, White Diamond Award – Fairfield Inn, Guest Tracking Platinum Award – Courtyard by Marriott, Guest Tracking Gold Award – Residence Inn, Opening of the Year Award – Courtyard by Marriott, top Hospitality Award – Fairfield Inn. Bottone’s leadership and experience brings significant strength to the team and Springwood is excited to have him on board.

“Joining an organization where I could continue doing something that I truly enjoy, while providing me the opportunity to become a General Manager, made Springwood Hospitality a perfect fit.” said Cobb.

Cobb has joined Springwood ready to bring her abilities to identify and resolve problems, build positive team spirit and look for ways to continually improve and promote quality. Cobb has worked as a Director of Sales and Assistant General Manager in the local area since 2001. Her expertise in communication and organization will be a true asset to Springwood.

“We are thrilled to have Jon and Maddie working together to manage Hershey’s newest hotel. We feel this team is a perfect compliment to the outstanding associates already at the property.” said Justin Shelton, President of Springwood Hospitality.

The Country Inn & Suites Hershey at the Park is conveniently located on 195 Hershey Road just one mile from Hersheypark, the Giant Center, major employers, medical facilities, restaurants and shopping. Some other local Hershey attractions are: Hershey Museum, Hershey Gardens, Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey’s Chocolate World, ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, Antique Automobile Museum, Indian Echo Caverns and many more attractions located nearby.

The hotel is 100% smoke free and features an indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center with strength and cardio equipment. Other amenities include a complimentary hot breakfast, business center and on-site sundry shop. The hotel offers a variety of guest room styles including one bedroom suites and an extended stay suite. All rooms feature complimentary wired and wireless high-speed internet access, microwave, refrigerator and a full cable TV lineup including HBO.

About Springwood Hospitality
Springwood Hospitality manages and develops select-service hotels located in Central Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. Springwood Hospitality’s objective is to achieve growth by developing and managing new hotels while improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. We believe Springwood Hospitality achieves results through our “Caring” culture. We care, so it’s easy to work with us and great to work for us. We know our markets and we know our business. We build our business on relationships. We do what’s right – always. We master new challenges with urgency. We balance work with family, faith, and community.

Springwood Hospitality has a number of properties that we own, operate or manage. These properties include: Comfort Inn & Suites – York, PA, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites – York, PA, Homewood Suites – York, PA and Country Inn & Suites – Hershey, PA.

For more information on Springwood Hospitality, visit
Justin Shelton
Telephone: 717-718-2989
Fax: 717-505-1005


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Also See: Angel Wales, Employee at Springwood Hospitality's Homewood Suites in York, Pennsylvania, Receives Hilton's Spirit of Homewood Award / September 2011

Springwood Hospitality Names Stephanie Shelton as Corporate Director of Sales / May 2010

Springwood Hospitality Appoints Brett Sechrist GM for Country Inn & Suites Hershey At The Park / May 2010

Justin D. Shelton Appointed President of Springwood Hospitality LLC / July 2009
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