WATERFORD, CT (April 5, 2016) — Waterford Hotel Group honored Kristen Pikula as General Manager of the Year and Dan Miller as Director of Sales of the Year during the company’s recent Annual Leadership Conference and Awards Celebration. Pikula and Miller both work at the Courtyard by Marriott in Cromwell, CT, one of the 25 properties professionally managed by Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel and convention center management company.

“Kristen is a true leader and exemplifies what it means to be a manager in the hospitality industry,” commented Rob Winchester, President and COO for Waterford Hotel Group. “The perfect complement to her leadership is Dan. He continues to bring the sales team to success time and time again.”

Waterford Hotel Group’s 2016 annual leadership conference celebrated the company’s 30th Anniversary as well as the top performers from the past year. Nearly 80 managers and associates attended the two day conference at the Courtyard by Marriott in Cromwell, CT. The annual conference provides attendees with important informational sessions and a forum to share ideas for the future and celebrate the successes of the past year. The conference also celebrated the company’s 10th Anniversary of its Waterford Group Charitable Foundation. Since its formation, Waterford associates have raised in excess of $1 million.