Press Release

White Lodging Promotes Linda Hunt as Regional Director of Operations for Seven Indiana Hotels

Hunt has worked for White Lodging since 1996

Merrillville, Ind. (Oct. 16, 2012): White Lodging Services is pleased to announce Linda Hunt as the new regional director of operations for Region 10 where she will oversee seven hotels in Merrillville and Valparaiso in northwest Indiana.

“I’m very grateful for all of my awesome mentors over the course of my career with White Lodging who have taught me so much and encouraged me along the way in order to be in the position I am today,” Hunt said.

In hospitality since 1988, Hunt has been with White Lodging since 1996 when she was hired as the director of operations for the Residence Inn Plantation, FL. After being named that year’s Rookie Manager of the Year, Hunt went on to hold numerous positions at a variety of hotels including the general manager at Courtyard Downtown Indianapolis Capitol, Residence Inn Fishers, SpringHill Suites Schaumburg and Residence Inn Warrenville, IL. Most recently, she was the general manager at the Residence Inn Oak Brook.

“Linda has a unique talent for engaging guests and associates in a fun and energetic way while always improving performance,” said Bryan Hayes, White Lodging’s Chief Operating Officer. “We look forward to Linda leadership in our Northern Indiana hotels.”

Hunt’s goal is to pass on to her region what she has learned from her mentors in order to develop more managers for the company and achieve great results.

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.