Congratulations to the 2013 AH&LA Stars of the Industry award winners! 

Employee Awards

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year, Small Property
Laurie Desmarais, Guest Services Representative, Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview
Elmira, NY

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year, Medium Property
Olivia Fierro, Front Desk Agent, Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North
Scottsdale, AZ

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year, Large Propert
y
Jim Catlett, Official Golf Starter, Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
Ojai, CA

Outstanding Manager of the Year, Small Property
Molly Mooney, Guest Services Manager, Homewood Suites Champaign
Champaign, IL

Mickey Wescoat, Chief Maintenance Engineer, Days Inn & Suites Jekyll Isle Oceanfront
Jekyll Island, GA

Outstanding Manager of the Year, Medium Property
Dan Evert, Chief Engineer, Embassy Suites Loveland
Loveland, CO

Outstanding Manager of the Year, Large Property
Wayne Hirabayashi, Executive Chef, The Kahala Resort
Honolulu, HI

Outstanding General Manager of the Year, Small Property
Jeffrey Fouste, Best Western PLUS Savannah Historic District
Savannah, GA

Outstanding General Manager of the Year, Medium Property
Denise Vickerman, Ramada Spokane Airport
Spokane, WA

Outstanding General Manager of the Year, Large Property
Jeff Brown, Hotel Arista
Naperville, IL

WIL Connect Leader of the Year
Marissa Edwards, Director of All Fun Things, Terranea Resort
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Steven Porter Emerging Hospitality Leader
Wes Santos, General Manager, Fairfield Inn and Suites Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

AH&LA Student Member of the Year
Clare Becker
University of New Hampshire

AH&LA Student Chapter of the Year
Purdue University 

Lodging Property Achievement Awards

Outstanding Community Service, Small Property
Miraval Resort & Spa
Tucson, AZ

Outstanding Community Service, Medium Property
Ritz-Carlton Lodge at Reynolds Plantation
Greensboro, GA

Outstanding Community Service, Large Property
Grand Hyatt Denver
Denver, CO

Special Events, Ongoing, Small Property
Hermosa Inn
Paradise Valley, AZ

Special Events, Ongoing, Medium Property
W Atlanta - Buckhead
Atlanta, GA

Special Events, Ongoing, Large Property
Hyatt Regency Boston
Boston, MA

Special Events, One-time Only, Small Property
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain
Paradise Valley, AZ

Special Events, One-time Only, Medium Property
Boulders Resort
Carefree, AZ

Special Events, One-time Only, Large Property
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD

Guest Relations, Small Property
Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Airport
Savannah, GA

Guest Relations, Medium Property
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Washington, DC

Guest Relations, Large Property
The Four Seasons Boston
Boston, MA

Good Earthkeeping, Small Property
Onyx Hotel
Boston, MA

Good Earthkeeping, Medium Property
St. Julien Hotel
Boulder, CO

Good Earthkeeping, Large Property
Seaport Hotel
Boston, MA

Prism (for Diversity), Medium Property
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Washington, DC

Prism (for Diversity), Large Property
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa & Marina
Cambridge, MD

Technology Innovation, Small Property
Mandarin Oriental
Boston, MA

Technology Innovation, Medium Property
Hotel Monaco
Washington, DC