General Manager - HotelFairfield Inn & Suites/EvansvilleEvansville, IN
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Gibson Hotel Management Inc. has an exciting career opportunity for a General Manager for our Fairfield Inn & Suites located in Evansville, IN.  

The General Manager (GM) is responsible for consistently delivering results that contribute to the mission and overall success of the hotel, by accomplishing performance objectives focused on business revenues, guest and associate satisfaction, and effectiveness and efficiencies.

The GM will work directly with the hotel's Management Team to manage all activities of the property including employees, maintenance, sales, and profit/loss controls, as well as working closely Executive Team of the hotel to ensure maximizing profitability.

The General Manager's role includes goal setting, recruiting, developing, and retaining of associates, labor expense control, control of general expenses and resolving guest related issues in accordance with the company goals.

The GM will coordinate, direct and manage the hotel operation to achieve maximum profitability, ensure guest satisfaction, protect the financial assets of the business and maintain the building.

The GM will direct and manage property operations to assure optimum performance and continual improvement in the five Key Result Areas (guest service, associate satisfaction, sales/marketing, property appearance, and profit/financial control).

The GM will oversee HR matters including interviewing, hiring, training, assigning work, coaching/counseling, and performance management.

The GM ensures that product quality standards are met in all areas of the hotel as it relates to the appearance, levels of maintenance and cleanliness; establishes and maintains preventative maintenance programs to protect the physical assets of the hotel.


Job Requirements

We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 5 years Hotel Management experience.  Experience with a hotel renovation is a plus.  

Qualified candidates must have prior management experience with a Marriott branded hotel.  

Job Details

Senior level
Salary ($50k - $65k)

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Address5400 Weston Road, Evansville, IN, 47712 View map
Property typeHotel 
room Count101-250 
location TypeSuburban 

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Fernando "Nando" TrevinoVice President of Development and Real EstateNando joined Gibson Hotel Management, Inc. in 2019 after a successful twenty-five-year career in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage, most recently focusing primarily in Hotel and Restaurant site acquisition. Prior to real estate Nando had a career in the hospitality industry and gained a valuable management experiences within the hotel, restaurant and banquet/catering fields, and worked for Michael Gibson in 1985-1987. Nando has worked with hotel development clients who developed Marriott, Hilton, IHG, Hyatt and La Quinta hotels. In addition, he was Project Manager on construction of multiple units for a national fast-food franchisee. He worked as the Assistant Food & Beverage Director at the Holiday Inn- Starkville (MS), Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park in Downtown Knoxville, Garden Plaza- Murfreesboro (TN) and Food and Beverage Director at the Torchbearer award-winning Holiday Inn- Hattiesburg (MS). Nando is a Louisville, KY native and attended both the University of Kentucky and Mississippi State University, where he studied architecture and landscape architecture, before embarking on his hospitality management career. He currently holds a real estate license in KY and UT, and is pending in TN.
Melissa PomaDirector of Human ResourcesMelissa joined GHMI as the Director of Human Resources in 2013. Melissa’s role focuses on compensation, benefits, training & development as well as staffing for a team of over 600 employees across four states. Prior to joining the GHMI family, Melissa spent 5 years as the Director of Employee Potential for a property management company with locations in TN, GA, FL, TX and CA. Melissa began her career in Human Resources over 18 years ago in the staffing industry where she worked 12 years for Randstad USA. Melissa obtained her Bachelors of Science degree from East Tennessee State University majoring in Elementary Education. Melissa is a member of the Society of Human Resource Managers and currently holds her Professional in Human Resources certification (PHR).
Alicia BersinDirector of Purchasing and Special ProjectsAlicia is responsible for purchasing Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment for all new construction hotels, renovation projects associated with product improvement plants, and targeted hotel refurbishment endeavors. She has over 20 years of industry experience including the food & beverage component of hotels, sales & catering, management of full service hotels, and bed & breakfast establishments. Alicia also served as a member of East Tennessee Meeting Professionals and Executive Women International. She has earned two Associates degrees, with one attained in hospitality management, while the other was achieved in Special Education. Alicia brings a consistent track record of success in the coordination of several critical projects, including 10 new construction hotels within a three year time period. She provides a results focused perspective in challenging project management situations. Alicia has proven to be an excellent problem solver with strategic and tactical skills. She is also a strong leader who inspires confidence and trust in others while motivating staff members to perform at high levels to consistently meet project expectations.
Dennis FosterDirector of Facilities and Hotel EngineeringDennis came to us with an extensive amount of facility engineering experience. He has led single property departments to multiple property inspections for companies such as Holiday Inn, Red Roof Inn, and for the United States Air Force. His knowledge of small machinery, HVAC systems, Boiler installation and repair as well as personal knowledge of hotel brand expectations are invaluable in the delivery of protection of property assets in upkeep and reporting. Mr. Foster was in the United States Air Force with designations for Aerospace Institute Digital Technology, BSS Intrusion Systems, and 486L Communication Systems. These eight years of experience made his move into the Hospitality field seem like an easy one. The high amount of detail orientation, as well as ability to analyze a problem and communicate the need so that areas of concern made him the right choice for us and our hotels. He has his E.P.A. Level I, II, III Universal Certification, AHMA CEOE, as well as other designations which are essential in doing this position. He is also well versed with state and local municipality organizations that govern our hotel/motel maintenance and inspections.
Michael GibsonFounder & Chief Executive OfficerMichael Gibson’s story in the hospitality industry is one of hard work, honesty, and ethical progression. Starting as a restaurant cook, Michael found his passion for the hospitality industry while gaining invaluable experience only offered to those who begin at the bottom of the ladder. He went on to open over forty upscale restaurants in Tennessee, Texas, and California. In his transition from restaurant to hotel management, Michael worked as a General Manager, Asset Manager, and Regional Manager of Marriott, Hilton, and InterContinental Hotel Group Brands. He became Vice President of Operations and Development for Carlisle Hospitality Group and a District Director for Food & Beverage Operations at InterContinental Hotel Group’s Corporate headquarters. Michael also served in a leading position within concept development at InterContinental Hotel Group’s corporate offices. In 2000, Michael created Gibson Hotel Management, Inc., with a core philosophy of Servant Leadership. He oversees all operations, development, and acquisition activities, serving as the bedrock for the company’s ethos. In doing so, Michael has gained a reputation for his ability to create mutually rewarding relationships, motivate company associates, and think outside the box in order to forge “win-win” solutions. Michael Gibson and Gibson Hotel Management, Inc. has been recognized numerous times by Marriott, Hilton Worldwide, and InterContinental Hotel Group for developing and operating award winning hotels. Within these world-renowned franchises, Michael has overseen the management, development, and acquisition of premium hotel brands such as Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn (full service), Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, and Courtyard by Marriott.
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