Press Release

Denver Marriott Westminster Announces General Manager

The hotel is scheduled to open the first quarter of 2014

Merrillville, IN. (Oct. 16, 2013):  White Lodging Services is proud to announce Dave Kennedy will join the Denver Marriott Westminster leadership team as general manager.

“I am excited to be a part of this new hotel project and continue representing the Marriott brand here in Colorado,” said Kennedy. “We are looking forward to our opening when we can begin welcoming guests and make the hotel and restaurant a quality experience for both visitors and those that live in the local community.”

Previously, Kennedy was the general manager at the Renaissance Flatiron Hotel in Broomfield, Colo. Kennedy joined White Lodging in 2002 as a regional director of training and recruiting and was later promoted to general manager of the Boulder Marriott Hotel in 2003. His recent hotel teams have garnered numerous awards for customer service, event service excellence and food and beverage quality.

The six-floor Denver Marriott Westminster is the first newly constructed, full service hotel in the Denver/Boulder corridor to open in more than 10 years. The 215-room hotel broke ground in August 2012 and is slated to open early next year. It will feature a new guestroom design, 12,000 square-feet of event space and an experienced sales and event management staff.

The new Marriott will bring over 100 new jobs to the community and will fill both full-time and part-time positions. The property is currently hiring management level positions and will begin filling more jobs in November and December. Qualified candidates may submit applications online at

“My family has been contributing to the economic growth of Colorado for over 120 years. We were farmers, ranchers, preachers and teachers always engaging the community we lived in,” Kennedy said. “I am proud to represent White Lodging’s new job creation, community involvement and support of local suppliers”.

The hotel is located northwest of downtown Denver off Highway 36/Boulder Turnpike at 7000 Church Ranch Blvd.

About White Lodging - 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 focused on developing and operating premium-branded hotels in growing urban markets across the United States. The company is a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid- to large-scale hotels. Its current portfolio consists of more than 168 hotels in 21 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Preferred Hotel Group and InterContinental Hotel Group. For more information about White Lodging, please visit