Stars of the Industry Awards Program

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The nominations for the statewide 2020 Ohio Stars of the Industry Awards are now CLOSED!

Thank you to everyone that has participated. We hope we can count on your participation next year.

 


Winners from the 2020 Local Stars of the Industry:

Greater
Cincinnati 

Greater
Cleveland 

Greater
Columbus 

Greater
Dayton 


 Housekeeper of the Year

 

Carmen Lopez,
The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland, A DoubleTree by Hilton

Keola Uhrig,
Marriott Columbus University Area

Susan Gilliland,
Holiday Inn Dayton Fairborn/I-675

       

SEL Housekeeper of the Year

Philip Cline,
AC Hotel Cincinnati at The Banks

 

Edina Okanovic,
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus University Area

 Latoya Taylor,
Courtyard Dayton South/Mall

 

 

 

 

Server of the Year

Helny Taylor,
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

Alberto Figueroa,
InterContinental Cleveland

Denny Eveland,
Hyatt Regency Columbus

 

       

Heartland Front Desk Associate of the Year

Brandon Johnson,
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

Cassie Wild,
The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland, A DoubleTree by Hilton

Belinda Bubis,
Marriott Columbus University Area

Lauren Tillman,
Mills Park Hotel

       

Heartland SEL Front Desk Associate of the Year

   

Haven Kulp,
Aloft Columbus University District

 
       

P&G Professional Supervisor/Manager of the Year

Stephanie Boertlein,
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

Kimberly Tavenier,
The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland, A DoubleTree by Hilton

James Konwinski,
Hyatt Regency Columbus

Dianna Cordle,
Holiday Inn Dayton Fairborn/I-675

       

P&G Professional SEL "Jack of All Trades"

    Jasmine Collins,
Residence Inn by Marriott Columbus Downtown
Ron McElroy,
Courtyard Dayton - University of Dayton
       

BMS CAT Engineer of the Year

 

Derrell Glenn,
Westin Cleveland

Alan Gregg,
Hyatt Regency Columbus

 

 

 

 

 

BMS CAT SEL Engineer of the Year

Michael Ruebel,
Homewood Suites Cincinnati Mason

 

Brian Crabbe,
Residence Inn by Marriott Columbus Downtown

 

 

 

 

 

Service Superstar of the Year

Tabitha Williamson,
Holiday Inn Willmington, Roberts Centre

Gwen Revnyak,
Cleveland Marriott East

Jacque Thomas,
SpringHill & TownePlace Suites Columbus Easton Area

Misti Foreman,
Crowne Plaza Dayton

       

Air Force One General Manager of the Year

  David Minah,
The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland, A DoubleTree by Hilton
Geoffrey Matwich,
Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbus Airport
Kris Davis,
Crowne Plaza Dayton
       

Air Force One SEL General Manager of the Year

 Andrea Isaacs, Homewood Suites Mason Mckenzie Azzardi,
Hampton Inn Madison
Jennifer Ruiz,
Courtyard by Marriott Columbus Dublin
 
       

 Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year

 

The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland, A DoubleTree by Hilton

Granville Inn

Marriott at the University of Dayton

 

 

 

 

Charitable & Community Involvement Award

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Aloft Cleveland Downtown

Hyatt Regency Columbus

Comfort Inn Dayton - Huber Heights

 

 

 

 

Signature Worldwide Sales Leader of the Year
Presented by HSMAI Ohio Chapter

Stephanie Boertlein,
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

Heidi Martin,
InterContinental Cleveland

Lauren Beach,
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark

 

 


Stars of the Industry Awards “Helpful Hints”

  • First, choose the link that best fits your service designation - Full Service or Select, Economy, Limited.
  • Next, choose the category in which your nominee best fits.

Have you ever wondered –Where does this employee fit best?  

  1. First Note which department they work in
  2. Whether they are management or non-management

Full Service

Select, Economy, Limited Service

Server of the Year (non-management)
Servers, Wait staff, Kitchen personnel


Breakfast or Reception Attendant/Host of the Year
(non-management)
Key employees who make an impact during your breakfast and/or evening receptions.

Housekeeper of the Year (non-management)
An outstanding Housekeeper from your property.

Housekeeper of the Year (non-management)
An outstanding housekeeper from your property.

Front Desk Associate of the Year (non-management)
Front Desk, Bell Person, Concierge

Front Desk Associate of the Year (non-management)
Front Desk, Bell Person, Concierge

Engineer of the Year
An outstanding Engineer from your property.

Engineer of the Year
An outstanding engineer from your property.

Supervisor/Manager of the Year 
Managers or Supervisors from any Department 
"Jack of All Trades" Award
Managers or supervisors within your property that keep the operation moving with ease by balancing and wearing many different hats.
 
General Manager of the Year
General Manager who has gone beyond the call
of duty at your property.

General Manager of the Year
General Manager who has gone beyond the call of duty at your property.


Service Superstar of the Year
(non-management)*
Recognizes an employee who has gone above and beyond their day to day tasks to create an
amazing experience for the guests.

Signature Worldwide Sales Leader of the Year - presented by HSMAI-Ohio Chapter*
Recognizes an outstanding sales professional for their hard work &
dedication to their property's success.

Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year*
Award given to one property’s leadership team.

Charitable & Community Involvement Award*
Award given to one property as a whole for their contribution to the community
during the 2020 year, included but not limited to activities related to COVID-19.

 

 

*Please note there will only be ONE WINNER for each city for the Service Superstar, Sales Leader, Hospitality Leadership Team, and Community Involvement categories!