Stonebridge Cos. promotes, appoints 10 new leaders

Dave Farmer News

Originally appeared in Hotel Management in December, 2019


Denver-based Stonebridge Cos. promoted two of its employees and brought on eight new associates for various leadership roles. The appointments include several new general managers and sales leaders, as well as a cluster revenue manager on its corporate team.

Stonebridge promoted Brian Leiker, a 19-year hospitality veteran, to GM of the 230-room Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel. Leiker has been with the company for 13 years and most recently served as GM of the 302-room, dual-branded Homewood Suites by Hilton/Hampton Inn & Suites Denver Downtown-Convention Center.

The company also promoted Michael Cranor, who has been with the company for more than 11 years, to cluster revenue manager on its corporate team. In his new role, Cranor will focus on maximizing revenue at the company’s growing Denver International Airport cluster.

Stonebridge additionally welcomed four new GMs in recent months: Erik Mendoza at the Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Airport North in South San Francisco.; Randie Mallory at the Residence Inn by Marriott Denver Cherry Creek; Chris Tolbertson at the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Loveland (Colo.)/Fort Collins; and Pratik Amin at the Hyatt Place Fort Lee (N.J.)/George Washington Bridge.

Stonebridge also expanded its property-level sales teams with four other appointments: Emily Renn as area director of sales for its three Anchorage, Ala., hotels, Matthew King as director of sales and marketing at the Residence Inn by Marriott Seattle Downtown/Convention Center, Kate Thompson as director of sales and marketing at the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel and Samira Machado as director of sales at the Hyatt Place Fort Lee/George Washington Bridge.

Stonebridge Cos. is a privately owned hotel owner, operator and developer. Its portfolio includes more than 60 hotels with more than 10,500 guestrooms.

By: Chuck Dobrosielski

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