Ashley Clark Promoted to General Manager of Residence Inn by Marriott in Fishers, Indiana
Merrillville, Ind. (Sept. 5, 2012): White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Ashley Clark has been promoted to general manager of the Residence Inn by Marriott in Fishers, Indiana.
“I am excited to take on this new adventure and am looking forward to producing the award-winning results that White Lodging has built its reputation on over the past 26 years,” said Clark.
Previously, Clark was the cluster director of sales of the SpringHill Suites and Residence Inn by Marriott in Indianapolis/Carmel, Indiana. Under her sales leadership, the Residence Inn was awarded the Excalibur Award in the first quarter of the year for the first time since 2005.
“[Goals for my new role are to] increase market share performance, produce high guest satisfaction through our mission to be the cleanest and friendliest and reenergize the team through successful White Lodging Way implementation,” Clark said.
With additional roles at multiple Midway Hotel Center properties, Clark has gained more than seven years of experience with White Lodging in the areas of sales, operations, food & beverage and front office.
“Ashley has had a nice career to date with White Lodging, being promoted to advancing levels of responsibilities from several properties. I’m excited to have her join our team at the Residence Inn Fishers and see the impact I know she will make,” said Regional Vice President John O’Connor.
Clark’s success in the hospitality industry can be traced back to her studies as a Hospitality and Tourism Management student at Purdue University Calumet. There she was awarded the Wanda Dudzik Memorial Scholarship and the White Lodging Scholarship, a scholarship awarded to outstanding hospitality students.
White Lodging Services Corporation - was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Ind. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid-to large-scale hotels across the country. Its current portfolio consists of more than 159 hotels in 20 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Preferred Hotels, Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.