Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced that Paul Ohm has been appointed general manager of the AAA Four-Diamond Pfister® Hotel in Milwaukee, Wis. Ohm has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and previously served as general manager of the Fairmont Newport Beach, a 450-room luxury hotel in southern California.
Ohm will be responsible for overseeing the general operations of the 307-room hotel, as well as the upcoming renovations of the hotel’s 176 tower guest rooms slated to begin in fall 2013. Ohm joins Marcus Hotels & Resorts with a strong background in hospitality. He began his career with the Hyatt Regency Columbus in food and beverage, and served in various positions with Hyatt Hotels in locations including Chicago, San Francisco and Maui. In 2000, Ohm joined Starwood Hotels & Resorts as the director of food and beverage for the Kapalua Bay Hotel in Maui, Hawaii. In 2005, he took the role of director of operations for The Fairmont Washington D.C. hotel. He also served as an opening team member for new hotels while at Fairmont, which included the re-branding of the Hotel Heliopolis in Cairo, Egypt to a Fairmont hotel.
“We are thrilled to welcome Paul to Marcus Hotels & Resorts as general manager of The Pfister Hotel. As The Pfister celebrates its 120 th anniversary this fall, Paul’s extensive experience in hotel management and operations makes him the ideal candidate to lead this prestigious property and continue its legacy of gracious service and tradition,” said Kirk A. Rose, president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts.
“I am very excited to join Marcus Hotels & Resorts as the general manager of the company’s flagship property,” said Ohm. “It is an honor to manage this historic landmark and work in a hotel that still cherishes the core values of hospitality. I look forward to being a part of the Pfister’s unique offerings including its award-winning Artist in Residence and Narrator in Residence programs, and continuing to provide memorable and unforgettable experiences to our guests.”