Erin Bertollini has been promoted to general manager of the Radisson Star Plaza in Merrillville, Ind. Bertollini joined White Lodging in December 2006 as the food and beverage director of the Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint in Michigan, where he won the 2008 White Lodging Services "Food and Beverage Special Achievement" award. In August 2009, he joined the Star Plaza as director of food and beverage and was quickly promoted in July of 2010 to director of operations. Bertollini was again promoted to his first general manager role at the Marriott Chicago Midway in July of 2011 and will now be returning to Merrillville to finish the job he started at the Radisson Star Plaza.
"I am very excited to be returning to the Radisson Star Plaza as hotel general manager and can't wait to make a positive impact. I am thankful for the opportunity and feel that this assignment is truly an honor. It will allow me to further my career in a hotel with a great history and that has played a significant role in White Lodging growing into an excellent hotel management company," said Bertollini.
Brandon Maynard has been promoted to general manager of the Fairfield Inn & Suites Indianapolis Airport. Previously, Maynard was the assistant general manager at the Courtyard Louisville Northeast in Kentucky. Maynard brings over five years of experience with White Lodging at properties such as the SpringHill Suites, Courtyard and Residence Inn hotels in Louisville. He has held multiple positions such as front desk supervisor/housekeeping, cluster sales coordinator/outside sales and front office manager.
"I'm very excited to be given this opportunity. I look forward to making an immediate impact in all areas of the hotel," said Maynard.