Waterford Hotel Group Appoints Michael Stocker as General Manager at DoubleTree Little Rock

/Waterford Hotel Group Appoints Michael Stocker as General Manager at DoubleTree Little Rock

Waterford Hotel Group Appoints Michael Stocker as General Manager at DoubleTree Little Rock

|2017-12-22T13:48:22-04:00December 22nd, 2017|

LITTLE ROCK, AR (December 22, 2017) – Waterford Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Michael Stocker as General Manager of the DoubleTree by Hilton in Little Rock, Arkansas. The 288-room DoubleTree is professionally managed by Waterford Hotel Group, Inc., a national hotel and convention center management firm.

In his new role as General Manager, Stocker is responsible for all of the hotel’s operations, sales, administration, and human resources. Stocker joins the DoubleTree team with a depth of industry knowledge. He began his hospitality career in the kitchen holding various positions and working his way up to Executive Chef at several well-known hotels and resorts. After nine years, Stocker made the transition from culinary to operations, beginning at the St. Louis Airport Marriott as the Director of Operations. Since that time, he has held numerous management positions, including Assistant General Manager, General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage, and Area Director of Food & Beverage. Most recently, Stocker served as the Director of Operations at the Marriott Little Rock and the State House Convention Center.

“We are thrilled to welcome Michael to the Waterford team,” said COO and President of Waterford Hotel Group, Rob Winchester. “We look forward to working with him in this new role. I know the DoubleTree Little Rock will thrive under his leadership and guidance,” he added.

About DoubleTree by Hilton Little Rock

The 288-room DoubleTree by Hilton Little Rock features an outdoor swimming pool, complimentary wireless Internet access, Bridges restaurant and lounge, meeting space, and a business center.  The hotel is conveniently located near Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, Statehouse Convention Center, William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library, Verizon Arena, Little Rock’s Government and State Offices, the shopping district, and much more. The hotel is in historic downtown Little Rock, located just off I-30 in the heart of Arkansas’ capital city. For more information, please visit www.doubletreelr.com.

About Waterford Hotel Group

Waterford Hotel Group is one of the nation's leading hotel and convention center management companies. Waterford Hotel Group has experience operating virtually every type of hotel property, including limited services properties, all-suite hotels, conference centers, and large full service and resort properties. The company’s approach to hotel development and operations is hands-on and features frequent site visits and constant communication with customers and partners. Additionally, Waterford Hotel Group offers centralized accounting, financial reporting, strategic marketing, human resources, and day-to-day operations management systems to increase market share and profitability at all properties. For more information, visit our website at www.waterfordhotelgroup.com.

Contact: Lisa M. Beers

lbeers@waterfordgroup.net/860-701-9621

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