Chris Hammons has been promoted to general manager of the Fairfield Inn & Suites University Area in Austin, Texas. Previously, Hammons was the operations manager at the Courtyard by Marriott Austin University. Prior to joining White Lodging in 2011, Chris was the opening assistant general manager of the 174-room Courtyard by Marriott in Destin, Fla. He was then promoted to general manager of the adjacent 120-room Residence Inn by Marriott in Destin as well. Looking for a different experience, he joined the 500-room Isle of Capri Hotel in Lake Charles, La. as the hotel operations manager from 2010-2011.
"I am very excited for my promotion to the general manager role. I am amazed at what can be achieved with dedication to our processes and utilization to the four pillars of success," said Hammons. "I have no doubt that with continued dedication to our philosophy of promoting within and embracing the exciting [new company-wide training program] that great things can be achieved within this new role and beyond."
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