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Jennifer Alcorn promoted to General Manager of TownePlace Suites by Marriott Frederick

BY plamondon March 12, 2019 ,,

FREDERICK, Md. (March 12, 2019) — Plamondon Hospitality Partners has announced the promotion of Jennifer Alcorn to General Manager of its TownePlace Suites by Marriott Frederick.

Alcorn began working for Plamondon Hospitality Partners in 2007 as the Sales Manager for the company’s Frederick hotels. In 2012 she was promoted to Recruiting and Retention Specialist for The Plamondon Companies, overseeing talent recruiting for both Plamondon Hospitality Partners and Roy Rogers Restaurants. Prior to working at Plamondon, Alcorn worked in several sales and operational roles with other hotel brands.

“We are excited for Jenn taking on the leadership role for our Frederick TownePlace Suites and look forward to her enthusiasm and well-rounded experience in the hospitality industry,” said Michael Henningsen, executive vice president of operations for Plamondon Hospitality Partners.

Outside of work, Alcorn spends many hours volunteering with local organizations. She is a member of the Frederick County Public Schools Career and Technology Center Culinary Foundation Board; Frederick Community College Hospitality, Culinary and Tourism Institute Council and Advisory Committee; Leadership Frederick County Council; Frederick Chamber Business Health Committee; and Community Living Inc. Human Resources Committee. Alcorn also volunteers with the Frederick Children’s Chorus, Myersville Elementary School and Girl Scout Troop 81361.

“I’m looking forward to my new role and working with the existing team at the TownePlace Suites,” Alcorn said. “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with this company for the past twelve years and appreciate being part of a company whose values mirror my own.”

In her new role, Alcorn will oversee the day-to-day management of the TownePlace Suites. The extended-stay hotel features 120 guest suites, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a saline-water pool. The hotel is also LEED certified and gives guest convenient access to local dining, shopping and entertainment.

Plamondon Hospitality Partners is a hotel management and business development company located in Frederick, Maryland. Their current portfolio includes Marriott and Hilton properties in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Georgia.

James Long appointed General Manager of Fairfield and TownePlace Suites by Marriott Altoona

BY plamondon March 11, 2019 ,,

Altoona, Penn. (March 11, 2019) — The dual-branded Fairfield and TownePlace Suites by Marriott Altoona is pleased to announce that James Long has been appointed as the hotel’s new General Manager.

Long has worked in the hospitality industry for over thirty-five years in varying roles. He started as a night auditor, and has worked as a manager, assistant general manager, assistant front office manager and general manager of various hotel brands, resorts and restaurants throughout Pennsylvania. He has also received numerous industry awards, including the Connie Award from Hilton Worldwide, the highest honor given to Hampton Inn-branded hotels. He was also named a Hampton Inn Ambassador, an award given to the top 25 general managers in the Hampton Inn chain.

The Fairfield and TownePlace Suites in Altoona, located off Pleasant Valley Boulevard near the Van Zandt VA Medical Center, is owned and operated by Plamondon Hospitality Partners in Frederick, Md. It opened in February 2017, and is the first of its kind for Marriott. Hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, fitness center, outdoor patio and 1,000 square feet of meeting space. The dual brands cater to both extended stays and transient travelers.

“We are confident that James will be an incredible addition to our team, and we’re looking forward to the new perspective he will bring with his many years of experience in various hospitality roles,” said Michael Henningsen, executive vice president of Plamondon Hospitality Partners. “His award-winning customer service skills and industry knowledge will make him a fantastic leader for this hotel.”

Long is a 1980 graduate of Hollidaysburg Area High School and a graduate of the Altoona School of Commerce. As general manager, he will manage and oversee all of the day-to-day operations of the hotel, including staff management, strategic planning, guest services, sales and compliance.

Plamondon Hospitality Partners is a hotel management and business development company located in Frederick, Maryland. Their current portfolio includes Marriott and Hilton properties in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Georgia.