Spirit of Hospitality Awards

Spirit of Hospitality Awards

Thank you to all who nominated hospitality professionals for a 2016 Spirit of Hospitality Award!

SPIRIT OF GREATER MADISON AWARD Spirit Awards TooltipHospitality professionals who deliver exceptional experiences to those who visit Madison.

 

RISING STAR SPIRIT AWARD Spirit Awards TooltipHospitality professionals under 30 who are up-and-coming leaders in the tourism industry.

LIFETIME SPIRIT AWARD Spirit Awards TooltipHospitality professionals who have made their mark in Madison over the course of their career.

SPIRIT OF GREATER MADISON NOMINEES

 

Steve Amundson, Director, Office of Campus & Visitor Relations
UW-Madison

Cathy Black, Guest Service Representative
Clarion Suites at Alliant Energy Center

Edwin Borke, Bellstaff
Crowne Plaza Madison

Troy Dehn, Night Auditor
Residence Inn Madison West/Middleton

Charles Feit, Guest Service Representative
Fairfield Inn & Suites Madison West/Middleton

Michael Ferguson, Director of Sales
The Madison Concourse Hotel

Katie Genrich, Director of Sales & Marketing
DoubleTree by Hilton Madison

Sarahjane Golz, General Manager
Rare Steakhouse

Emily Hoerl, Front Desk Supervisor
Fairfield Inn & Suites

Jason Ilstrup, General Manger
HotelRED

Nicole Landisch, Group Sales Coordinator
Hampton Inn – Madison East

Wilton Martin, AM Server
Olive Lounge & Capitol Chophouse at Hilton Madison Monona Terrace

Lee Pier & Eric Suemnicht, Owners
Nitty Gritty

Andrew Powell, Housekeeping Manager
HotelRED

Lauren Rutlin, Associate Director of Ticketing
Overture Center for the Arts

Spencer Schumann, Guest Service Leader
Hampton Inn & Suites Madison Downtown

Meg Statz, CMP, Event Services Manager
Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center

Jean Stover, Downtown Information Ambassador
Madison Central BID

Lisa Wendtland, Guest Service Representative
Hampton Inn and Suites Madison West

Zachary Van Driel, Governor’s Club Lounge Bartender
The Madison Concourse Hotel


 

RISING STAR SPIRIT AWARD NOMINEES

 

Corey Chesley, Day Manager
Sweeney’s Oakcrest

Trevor Harkness, Assistant Manager
Ian’s Pizza by the Slice

Matt Riordan, Assistant Manager
The Boathouse and The Icehouse at The Edgewater

Amanda Sinclair, Assistant Front Office Manager
The Madison Concourse Hotel

Lindsay Voss, Group Sales Manager
Crowne Plaza Madison


 

LIFETIME SPIRIT AWARD NOMINEES

 

Sarah Mattison Berndt, Owner
Fit Fresh Cuisine

Beth Doksus, Front Desk Supervisor
Homewood Suites Madison West

Coni Duhr, General Manager
Fairfield Inn & Suites and Residence Inn – Madison West/Middleton

Jennifer Gallagher, Director of Housekeeping
Crowne Plaza Madison

Rick & Jane Klopcic, Owners
The Fireside Dinner Theatre

Paul Podehl, Assistant General Manager
Best Western PLUS Inn on the Park

Geoffrey Sandler, Owner
Celebrations

Ed Shinnick, Owner
Porta Bella and Paisan’s

Janet Sperstad, CMP, Program Director for Meeting & Event Management Program
Madison College

Meg Statz, CMP, Event Services Manager
Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center

 

Spirit Award Categories

Hospitality professionals who deliver exceptional experiences to those who visit Madison.
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Hospitality professionals under 30 who are up-and-coming leaders in the tourism industry.
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Hospitality professionals who have made their mark in Madison over the course of their career.
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