Ron Caldwell joined White Lodging in May 2005 as general manager at the Residence Inn Schaumburg. He is directly involved in promoting organizational alignment ensuring that the company’s business strategy is understood and followed in all hotels. Previously, he served with franchise companies such as Winegardner and Hammons and Sage Hospitality. He most recently served as General Manager of the Courtyard Chicago-Schaumburg. A 17 year hotel veteran, Mr. Caldwell currently sits on the Franchise Food and Beverage Advisory Board for the Courtyard brand. He was on the executive team for the 2004 full service Marriott Hotel of the Year, was a recipient of the Sage Hospitality Torchbearers Award and in 2010, he won the John Januszko Award for White Lodging Services.
Mr. Caldwell lives in Schaumburg, Illinois with his seven year old son, Jack. He attended Illinois State University.