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DALLAS - The Statler, an iconic downtown Dallas hotel undergoing a $225 million redevelopment, announces it has named a General Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing. The boutique luxury hotel is set to open in late spring 2017.
Aimbridge Hospitality, which manages The Statler, selected Evan Danziger as General Manager and Jennifer Wasserman as Director of Sales and Marketing.
Evan Danziger joins The Statler with more than 13 years of experience in hotel management. Danziger previously served as General Manager at Embassy Suites Denver International Airport, Assistant General Manager at Embassy Suites Phoenix Scottsdale, Operations Manager of Hyatt Place in Boise, Idaho, and a variety of top-level management positions throughout the United States. Additionally, Danziger owned and operated a recruitment agency, Open Door Hospitality, for five years where he recruited for high-profile companies within the hospitality industry, including Aimbridge Hospitality.
Jennifer Wasserman brings more than 20-years of hotel sales and marketing experience to The Statler, with expertise in opening and converting hotels. Wasserman most recently served as opening Director of Sales and Marketing at The Highland Dallas, the inaugural property for Hilton's Curio Collection. Prior to that position, she served as an area sales leader for Marriott where she managed five hotels within the downtown Dallas market, and was Director of Sales and Marketing for a multitude of other properties, including the Hilton Bella Harbor in Rockwall, Texas. With a passion for mentorship, Wasserman currently serves as the Director of Leadership for the D/FW chapter of Meeting Professionals International, where the committee was recently nominated for MPI's RISE award for the growth and success of the chapter's Mentor Program.
"We are honored to welcome two remarkable hospitality executives to The Statler," said Dave Johnson, President and CEO of Aimbridge Hospitality. "Both Evan and Jennifer are proven experts in the hospitality industry and with their combined wealth of experience, are the perfect fit for a redevelopment of such magnitude as The Statler." Centurion American Development Group is the owner and developer of The Statler. For more information on The Statler, visit TheStatlerDallas.com
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About The Statler
The Statler is a modern-day redevelopment of a landmark Dallas hotel set to open in 2017. Opening its doors for the first time in 16 years, The Statler will feature a luxury boutique hotel and residences, with restaurants, nightlife, boutique retail, meeting spaces and a multi-purpose events and concert venue. Encompassing style, status and sophistication, The Statler features 219 luxury residences and 159 hotel rooms. Originally opening as the Statler Hilton in 1956, the hotel was a destination for the elite, attracting the world's most distinguished dignitaries and celebrities. The Statler, part of Curio Collection by Hilton, is the iconic downtown Dallas experience.
About Aimbridge Hospitality
Aimbridge Hospitality is one of the nation's largest independent hotel investment and management firm's with a proven track record for delivering superior returns for its strategic partners in a variety of markets and economic cycles. Aimbridge provides property management, asset management, development, renovation and consulting services. Based in Dallas, Texas and with development offices in Chicago and Puerto Rico, Aimbridge currently owns and/or manages approximately 500 upscale, independent and branded hotels with more than 70,000 rooms across the United States and the Caribbean. For more information on Aimbridge Hospitality, please visit www.aimbridgehospitality.com
About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton™ (curiocollection.com), launched in 2014, is a global portfolio of remarkable, upper upscale hotels and resorts handpicked for their unique character and personality. Curio Collection properties appeal to travelers seeking one-of-a-kind discoveries and authentic experiences, all backed by Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and its award-winning Hilton Honors program. Discover the latest Curio Collection by Hilton stories at news.curio.com, connect with the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or inquire about development opportunities at hiltonworldwide.com/development.