Chicago, IL (June 2019) – The Ivy Hotel, 233 E. Ontario Street, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Wayne Leming as Chicago Regional Director of Operations. With more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Leming will oversee all aspects of property management and lead the operational teams at the Ivy Hotel and three sister hotels on the North Side of Chicago in his new position.
“There isn’t a better person than Wayne Leming to lead four of broughtonHOTELS’ properties in Chicago,” said Larry Broughton CEO of broughtonHOTELS. “Leming has a strong passion for hospitality which he showcases by developing top talent, restructuring, and building strong teams. With his experience and longevity within the industry, Leming will lead the Ivy Hotel to ensure every guest’s stay is memorable and thoughtful.”
After first becoming a General Manager at the age of 21, Wayne has overseen multiple renovations and two new hotel builds, been awarded GM of the Quarter and GM of the Year, and has led properties to secure Hotel of the Year and Sales Team of the Year awards. An Indiana native and current resident of Rockford, IL, Leming most recently served as General Manager of Raffaello Hotel Chicago. Leming also has experience as the General Manager of the Warwick Allerton.
The Ivy Hotel features 63-rooms, the majority of which are suites with 675 sq ft of luxurious accommodations. The property offers numerous amenities and services, including the Divine Lounge lobby bar and restaurant, room service, complimentary Wi-Fi, meeting and event space and a lively rooftop bar during the summer months.
For more information on The Ivy Hotel, visit their website or call 312.335.5444.