Chris Dougherty Promoted to General Manager of the SpringHill Suites Westminster in Colorado

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- White Lodging is proud to announce Chris Dougherty has been promoted to general manager of the SpringHill Suites in Westminster, Colorado. Previously, Dougherty was the general manager at the Residence Inn in Lakewood, Colorado.

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"I am looking forward to a new challenge at the SpringHill Suites," said Dougherty. "I am very excited to join a team of hard working individuals who have set the bar high."

Dougherty began his career with White Lodging in 2008 as a bench general manager and was then promoted to general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott in Lakewood, Colorado. During his time at the Courtyard, the property reached platinum and Dougherty and his team received the White Lodging Courtyard of the Year award.

"In addition to his property responsibilities he has led the sales effort for the cluster which coupled with his past Marriott experience will serve him well in his new position in Westminster," Regional Vice President Lucie Manley said.

Dougherty hopes to finish the year platinum at his new property as well.

"The foot print is already set for success," Dougherty said. "I just need to come in and close the year out strong and set the footprint for next year."

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 160 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.

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