Abigail Nelson named Director of Sales Holiday Inn Express Fishers

Abigail Nelson joins the Holiday Inn Express Fishers Team as Director of Sales.

Abigail Nelson has more than 12 years of experience in the hospitality industry, with a background in customer service. She joined Schulte Hospitality Group in December 2013 as the Director of Sales and Catering at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Southwest when the Hotel was added to the company’s growing portfolio. Nelson has recently relocated to be closer to her boyfriend and has currently began her adventure as the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Holiday Inn Express in Fishers. Nelson is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Whitewater with a Bachelors of the Arts Degree in English Education. Nelson started out in the hospitality industry ten years ago as a Guest Service Agent for the Four Points by Sheraton and has since gone on to complete a sales internship with Holiday Inn, promotions within Intercontinental Hotel Group and received a number of certifications, awards and nominations.

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Schulte Hospitality Group (SHG) is a full service hospitality company specializing in full service hospitality management and consulting services. With over 45 hotels throughout the United States, Schulte Hospitality has become one of the fastest growing hotel management companies of its kind. The company manages Full Service as well as select and limited service hotels and resorts under various brands including Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG). See more at www.schultehotels.com.

Josh Matthews named as new General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Louisville East

Josh Matthews joins the Schulte Hospitality Group as the General Manager of Fairfield Inn and Suites Louisville East.

Before joining Fairfield Inn and Suites Louisville East Matthews held the position as the General Manager of the TownePlace Suites by Marriott in the Louisville area. Matthews started his career working with the Hampton brand for four years learning the industry as desk person, sales manager and desk supervisor. During this time Matthews obtained degrees in hotel & hospitality management and in culinary arts management. After working with Hampton he was hired on with Drury hotels as a traveling manager over hotels in five different states before being promoted to General Manager of the 141 room Drury Inn & Suites located in Louisville Kentucky.

The Fairfield Inn Louisville East is managed by Schulte Hospitality Group

I look forward to many years in the industry and expect to grow with Schulte starting at the Fairfield Inn & Suites” said Matthews.

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Schulte Hospitality Group (SHG) is a full service hospitality company specializing in full service hospitality management and consulting services. With over 45 hotels throughout the United States, Schulte Hospitality has become one of the fastest growing hotel management companies of its kind. The company manages Full Service as well as select and limited service hotels and resorts under various brands including Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG). See more at www.schultehotels.com.

Varsity Inn OSU North latest hotel addition in Schulte Hospitality Portfolio

(LOUISVILLE, KY) – Schulte Hospitality Group added their 45th hotel to their portfolio with the addition of Varsity Inn OSU North.

The Varsity Inn North hotel is located on Olentangy River Road in downtown Columbus and features 92 rooms and 2 suites. Formerly Baymont Inn and Suites, this property is Located in University District, 1.1 miles from Jack Nicklaus Museum and within 3 miles of Ohio Stadium and Ohio State University. Columbus Crew Stadium and Schottenstein Center are also within 3 miles.

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Schulte Hospitality Group (SHG) is a full service hospitality company specializing in full service hospitality management and consulting services. With over 45 hotels throughout the United States, Schulte Hospitality has become one of the fastest growing hotel management companies of its kind. The company manages Full Service as well as select and limited service hotels and resorts under various brands including Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG). See more at www.schultehotels.com.

Brian Black appointed General Manager of Embassy Suites Columbus Airport

Embassy Suites Columbus Airport names Brian Black new General Manager.

Brian Black has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, with many of those years spent as a General Manager. Most recently Black has worked at the Easton Town Center Market at the Hampton Inn & Suites and at Port Columbus for 9 years with HGI and Hampton.

Brian Black was born and raised as a proud Buckeye. As an avid sports lover, mainly football and basketball, he has coached park league sports over the years. Brian has been married for 20 years to his wife Kim and has two sons Brandon and Brett.

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Schulte Hospitality Group (SHG) is a full service hospitality company specializing in full service hospitality management and consulting services. With over 45 hotels throughout the United States, Schulte Hospitality has become one of the fastest growing hotel management companies of its kind. The company manages Full Service as well as select and limited service hotels and resorts under various brands including Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG). See more at www.schultehotels.com.

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Schulte Hospitality names Ray Mitchell as Chief Human Resources Officer

Schulte Hospitality Group announced in September the addition of Ray Mitchell to the Schulte Team as Chief Human Resources Officer. Ray’s responsibilities will be to develop the Human Resources/Payroll Department to provide increased support to the field and develop and implement Human Resource programs and initiatives as Schulte Hospitality continues to rapidly grow.

Ray joins Schulte Hospitality with over 20 years of experience in Human Resources with 14 years in the hospitality and restaurant business, with a majority of this with the Papa John’s organization. He graduated with a Master of Science in Human Resources from Sullivan University and holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from McKendree College.

 Ray and his wife of 22 years, Dana, currently reside here in Louisville. They have one son, Hunter, a freshman at the University of Kentucky, and a daughter Haley who is currently in the 8thgrade. In addition the family has a 10 year old golden retriever, Cacky.

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Schulte Hospitality Group (SHG) is a third-party hotel management group specializing in Limited, Select and Full Service hotel management and offers an array of hospitality and development services to its clients throughout the United States. It has become one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the last 6 months. The company manages hotels and resorts under various brands including Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG).

Schulte Hospitality Group announces Wendell Bush as new Regional VP of Operations

Wendell L. Bush joined the Schulte Hospitality Group as the Regional Vice President of Operations in June of 2014.

Prior to this appointment, Bush served for 24 years in senior management capacities with international hotel brands, including Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Carlson Hotels Worldwide, Starwood Hotels & Restaurants, Marriott International and The Omni Shoreham among others.

A role model to his peers, Bush has won numerous industry awards for his performance in earning the AAA 4-Star Diamond rating and the Best in Class award for associate management, guest satisfaction and RevPar growth.

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Schulte Hospitality Group (SHG) is a third-party hotel management group specializing in Limited, Select and Full Service hotel management and offers an array of hospitality and development services to its clients throughout the United States. It has become one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the last 6 months. The company manages hotels and resorts under various brands including Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG).

Keith Alexander Appointed Vice President of Operations

Schulte Hospitality Group today announced the promotion of Keith Alexander to Vice President of Operations effective immediately. As a seasoned hotelier, Mr. Alexander will help guide and oversee the company’s operational functions at the property level and ensure that the company continues to achieve Best in Class results for our investors. Keith brings 20 years of experience to the position, including extensive operational experience as a Regional VP of Operations for Schulte as well as General Manager and Managing Director positions for Schulte Hospitality, Associated Hotels, Noble Investment Group, and GF Management.

As Vice President of Operations, Keith will work very closely with our Chief Operating Officer and President/CEO. Keith Alexander’s new appointment exemplifies Schulte Hospitality Group’s commitment to development and promotion from within the company.  “We added this new position to our senior leadership team to help ensure that our depth and resources are a step ahead of what is needed to maximize the short- and long-term performance of our existing properties and to be prepared to absorb new properties at the same time,” says Ray Schulte – COO.  “Given his extensive and varied leadership experience in hotel operations , Keith is exactly the kind of top-notch talent SHG needs to help us succeed as we continue to grow.”

 


 Schulte Hospitality Group (SHG) is a third-party hotel management group specializing in Limited, Select and Full Service hotel management and offers an array of hospitality and development services to its clients throughout the United States. It has become one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the last 6 months. The company manages hotels and resorts under various brands including Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG).