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Plamondon Hospitality Partners Expands Management Team with Three New Employees

BY plamondon October 30, 2018 ,

FREDERICK, Md. (October 30, 2018) — Plamondon Hospitality Partners is excited to announce the addition of three new employees to their management team, one at the company’s corporate office in Frederick and two at the company’s newest hotel, The Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia Fulton, opening later this year. PHP welcomes Joanna Tootill, area sales manager; Meredith Emerson, director of sales; and Stan Martin, general manager.

Joanna Tootill, Area Sales Manager
Joanna brings a wealth of hotel experience to the Plamondon Hospitality Partners team. Prior to joining PHP, she worked in the Washington, D.C., market as an area account executive for Marriott International. As the new area sales manager, Joanna will oversee account management for the company’s six hotels in Frederick and Hagerstown.

Meredith Emerson, Director of Sales
Meredith joins the PHP team as the director of sales at the new Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia/Fulton. Meredith formerly served as the dual director of sales for Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott Salisbury, giving her unique experience with the Marriott brands.

Stan Martin, General Manager
Stan brings more than 30 years of hotel experience in a wide variety of management and above property roles, for both independent management companies and Marriott International. Most recently, he served as the interim general manager for Plamondon’s Fairfield Inn & Suites and TownePlace Suites in Altoona, Pa. Stan joins the PHP team as the general manager of the new Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia/Fulton.

Plamondon Hospitality Partners is a hotel management and development company located in Frederick, Maryland. Their portfolio includes several Marriott and Hilton properties across three states.

Sharon Bear promoted to Director of Sales and Revenue Management at Plamondon Hospitality Partners

BY plamondon August 23, 2018 ,,

FREDERICK, Md. (August 23, 2018) — Plamondon Hospitality Partners has announced the promotion of Sharon Bear to Director of Sales and Revenue Management.

Sharon began working for Plamondon Hospitality Partners in 2006 as the General Manager of the Courtyard by Marriott Frederick. Throughout her time with the company, she has served in many different roles and has supported a variety of job functions. In 2010 she was promoted to Dual General Manager of the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Hagerstown and the Courtyard by Marriott Hagerstown. She later returned to Frederick as an Area General Manager, overseeing the company’s four Frederick hotels. Then, in April 2016, was promoted to the role of Regional Manager, overseeing all of the company’s Maryland hotels. She celebrates her twelve-year anniversary with Plamondon Hospitality Partners this month.

In her new position, Sharon will take on a more active role in overseeing the sales teams at the company’s four Frederick hotels; two Hagerstown, Md., hotels; two Altoona, Pa., hotels; one Grovetown, Ga., hotel; and the hotel opening later this year in Fulton, Md. She will also be responsible for directing revenue management and sales strategies for the company’s entire hotel portfolio, which spans three states and several brands.

Peter Plamondon, Jr., Co-President of Plamondon Hospitality Partners, said that Sharon is an enthusiastic team player who continues to prove herself in the industry.

“We are very excited to see Sharon take on this new leadership role within our company,” said Plamondon. “She has been an exemplary leader for our sales team, and we’re confident that her hard work and dedication will continue in this new role and enhance our sales efforts.”

Sharon has won several major industry awards during her tenure at Plamondon Hospitality Partners. In 2012 she was named a Diamond Manager of the Year for the Courtyard by Marriott brand, and was ultimately presented the General Manager of the Year award for the brand. In 2014, the Maryland Hotel Lodging Association named her a Star of the Industry and the Hotelier of the Year.

Plamondon Hospitality Partners is a hotel management and development company located in Frederick, Maryland. Their portfolio includes several Marriott and Hilton properties across three states.

Plamondon Hospitality Partners utilizes cutting-edge modular construction to bring new hotel to Fulton, Md.

BY plamondon June 4, 2018 ,,,

Nearly 200 industry leaders, including developers, contractors and architects, geared with hard hats, watch as bathroom pods are stacked into place at the Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia/Fulton construction site.

FREDERICK, Md. (June 4, 2018) — Plamondon Hospitality Partners is continuing construction on their newest property, the Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia/Fulton in Fulton, Md., with innovative modular construction of the property’s guest bathrooms. Unlike traditional construction methods, modular construction avoids time-consuming challenges that can delay the project, such as skilled labor shortages and poor weather. This process also allows more opportunities for inspection throughout the entire manufacturing process, resulting in a higher quality end product.

For this property, Oldcastle® SurePods™ of Orlando, Fl., manufactured hotel bathrooms away from the construction site in a climate-controlled factory. After they were complete, the prefabricated units were transported to the hotel site, where the hotel’s foundation was already built. The units were stacked into place by a crane, at which point workers began the process of completing the installation on-site, including the connections for electrical, plumbing and other finishing work.

Marriott International opened its first hotel using modular construction in Folsom, Calif. Since the success of that initial hotel, they have encouraged a select group of owners, including Plamondon Hospitality Partners, to utilize the construction method. Marriott and Oldcastle hosted an event on May 10, 2018 at the construction sight of the Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia/Fulton to present the modular installation to attendees from across the country.

“Marriott is known for innovation, so we have no doubt that the modular construction process will open new opportunities within the hospitality industry. We’re excited to be implementing this construction process into our newest property in Maryland, after seeing Marriott’s success with the build in California,” said Peter Plamondon, Jr., co-president of Plamondon Hospitality Partners.

Plamondon Hospitality Partners broke ground on this property in November 2017 and expects to open later this year. The new extended stay hotel is located within Fulton’s Maple Lawn community, and will bring 103 rooms to the area. The hotel will be LEED certified, and will feature car charging stations, an indoor pool, a state-of-the-art fitness room, meeting space and an outdoor patio with fire pits. The Residence Inn will also have meeting space that will accommodate up to 100 guests.

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