Stars of the Industry Awards Program

2016 Stars Logo

Winners from the 2019 Local Stars of the Industry:

Greater
Cincinnati 

Greater
Cleveland 

Greater
Columbus 

Greater
Dayton 


Ohio Textile Housekeeper of the Year

Retina Austin,
Holiday Inn Cincinnati North
West Chester

Sonya Spikes,
DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown-Lakeside

Fatouma Guidar,
Hyatt Regency Columbus

Jessica Moore,
Marriott at the University of Dayton

       

Ohio Textile SEL Housekeeper of the Year

Regina Westerbeck, Homewood Suites Cincinnati-Mason

Mary Pettigrew,
Aloft Cleveland Downtown

 

 

 

 

 

 

PeopleReady Server

Heather Peck, Cincinnati Marriott North

Cherie Flesher,
Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown

Vickie Baber,
Hyatt Regency Columbus

Kathe Hall,
Marriott at the University of Dayton

       

Attendant Host of the Year

Nancy Johnson, Hampton Inn & Suites Cincinnati-Mason

 

Sandra Gallegos,
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Polaris

 

 

 

 

 

Front Desk Associate of the Year

Angelica Batz-Menchu,
Cincinnati Marriott North
Elizabeth Dailey,
Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown
Kwasi Afreh,
Hotel LeVeque Autograph Collection
Nicole Lilly,
Holiday In Dayton Fairborn/ I-675

       

SEL Front Desk Associate of the Year

Kelly Thompson, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati-Blue Ash Romin Habib,
Aloft Cleveland Downtown
  Jennifer Anticoli,
Holiday Inn Express Dayton South I-675
       

BMS CAT Supervisor/Manager of the Year

Larry Raines,
The Cincinnatian Hotel

Ellen Schlifke,
DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown-Lakeside
Ashley Dean,
Hotel LeVeque, Autograph Collection
Tina Howell,
Marriott at the University of Dayton
       

SEL "Jack of All Trades"

    Stacey Curry,
SpringHill & TownePlace Suites Easton Area
Charday Orr,
Courtyard by Marriott Springfield Downtown
       

Engineer of the Year

Hassan Abais,
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

John Ramirez,
DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown-Lakeside

David Argento,
Hyatt Regency Columbus

Jim Sewell,
Marriott at the University of Dayton

 

 

 

 

SEL Engineer of the Year

Brian Frodge,
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati-Blue Ash

Reginald Cavor,
Holiday Inn Express Cleveland Downtown

Tim Buckle,
AC Hotel Columbus Dublin

Brad Stover,
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Beavercreek

 

 

 

 

Anonymous Insights Service Superstar of the Year

Haudi Makris, Millennium Hotel

Carl Dowdell,
DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown-Lakeside
Gopi Khanal,
Hyatt Regency Columbus
Kalyn Leeper,
Holiday Inn Dayton/Fairborn I-675
       

TravelHost General Manager of the Year

  Teri Agosta,
Hilton Cleveland Downtown
Lisa Garner,
Marriott & Residence Inn Columbus University Area
Kris Davis,
Crowne Plaza Dayton
       

TravelHost SEL General Manager of the Year

 Michael Christie, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati-Blue Ash   Judy Miller,
Red Roof Plus Columbus Dublin
Matthew Vardaman,
Home2 Beavercreek
       

 CareWorks Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year

 

The Kimpton Schofield

Holiday Inn Express Obetz

Mills Park Hotel

 


Stars of the Industry Awards “Helpful Hints”

  • First, choose the link that best fits your service designation - Full Service or Select, Economy, Limited.
  • Next, choose the category in which your nominee best fits.

Have you ever wondered –Where does this employee fit best?  

  1. First Note which department they work in
  2. Whether they are management or non-management

Full Service

Select, Economy, Limited Service

Server of the Year (non-management)
Servers, Wait staff, Kitchen personnel


Breakfast or Reception Attendant/Host of the Year
(non-management)
Key employees who make an impact during your breakfast and/or evening receptions.

Housekeeper of the Year (non-management)
An outstanding Housekeeper from your property.

Housekeeper of the Year (non-management)
An outstanding housekeeper from your property.

Front Desk Associate of the Year (non-management)
Front Desk, Bell Person, Concierge

Front Desk Associate of the Year (non-management)
Front Desk, Bell Person, Concierge

Engineer of the Year
An outstanding Engineer from your property.

Engineer of the Year
An outstanding engineer from your property.

Supervisor/Manager of the Year 
Managers or Supervisors from any Department 
"Jack of All Trades" Award
Managers or supervisors within your property that keep the operation moving with ease by balancing and wearing many different hats.
 
General Manager of the Year
General Manager who has gone beyond the call
of duty at your property.

General Manager of the Year
General Manager who has gone beyond the call of duty at your property.


Service Superstar of the Year
(non-management)
Recognizes an employee who has gone above and beyond their day to day tasks to create an
amazing experience for the guests.

Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year
Award given to one property’s leadership team.

 

*Please note there will only be ONE WINNER for each city for the Service Superstar of the Year and Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year categories!*