CHICAGO – May 16, 2018 – The prestigious AAA Five Diamond award-winning Waldorf Astoria Chicago and the Conrad Chicago have appointed Todd Temperly as General Manager of Hilton’s two premier luxury properties located in the heart of downtown Chicago. In his new position, Temperly will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the luxury 215-room and 289-room hotels, both owned by Geller Capital Partners.
“I’m thrilled to return to the incredible city of Chicago and have the opportunity to create unforgettable guest experiences at two esteemed luxury hotels,” said Todd Temperly. “It’s an honor to work with two dynamic teams and I’m commited to fostering a hotel environment that strives for continuous improvement.”
With more than 20 years of experience with the Hilton brand, Temperly most recently served as the Hotel Manager for the iconic Grand Waliea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort on the beautiful island of Maui. In his previous role, he managed the day-to-day operations for the 776-room, 60-villa resort that spans 40-beachfront acres and includes nine elaborate pools as well as Spa Grande, which is consistently voted as Maui’s #1 spa. He provided oversight of seven restaurants including the award winning HumuHumu as well as Botero Lounge, Bistro Molokini, Café Kula, Volcano Bar and Grill, Grotto Bar, and the Grand Dining Room. Prior to that role, Temperly was the General Manager at The Marquette and Windows On Minnesota where he oversaw the entire hotel operation and strategic management of Minneapolis’ most recognized and world renowned landmark hotel. Before leading The Marquette to “Hotel of the Year” by Minnesota Lodging Association, Todd was the Hotel Manager at the legendary and historic Palmer House in Chicago. He has also held executive leadership positions at the Hilton Chicago, Palmer House, and the famed Waldorf Astoria New York.