PRLog - Dec. 28, 2012 - CHICAGO -- CHICAGO, Ill. –December, 2012 – The upper management team for The Godfrey Hotel Chicago, an upper upscale lifestyle opening next summer located at 127 W. Huron in the River North neighborhood, continues to build. After a nationwide search, Adam Schomaker, CMP, has been selected as director of sales and marketing, according to George Jordan, area general manager for the Hotel Cass, Hotel Felix and The Godfrey Hotel Chicago and senior vice president of operations for Oxford Hotels & Resorts. Schomaker will oversee the hotel’s sales, public relations, marketing, social media and revenue streams at the 221-room l independent hotel owned by Oxford 127 Huron Hotel Venture Property Company, LLC, an Oxford Capital Group, LLC (http://www.oxford-
“Adam’s solid hospitality experience complemented by his entrepreneurial ventures in the customer engagement arena made him the top candidate for this important role at The Godfrey Hotel Chicago. He will be a great asset in developing and implementing innovative strategies and initiatives to help build The Godfrey Hotel into an internationally recognized brand,” said Jordan.
Schomaker brings 14 years of sales and service industry experience to The Godfrey Hotel Chicago. Most recently, he served as regional sales manager for the Amway Hotel Corporation (http://www.linkedin.com/
He is an active member of Meeting Planners International and a regular blog contributor for the meeting and events industry. In 2012, he was honored by industry peers as one of Collinson Media’s Connect Marketplace 40 under 40 in 2012. He studied hotel and restaurant management at Northwood University and earned his Certified Meetings Professional designation in 2011.
For sales and information, call 312-649-2000 or visit www.godfreyhotelchicago.com
About The Godfrey Hotel
The independent, full-service Godfrey Hotel will offer 221 rooms, with 194 graciously-sized studio suites and 27 one-bedroom suites featuring great views of the city skyline from all directions. Amenities will include a stylish, chef-driven restaurant and lobby bar and a 12,000 square-foot indoor/outdoor rooftop lounge and conference space accented with water elements, fire pits and greenery. The venue will allow for flexible indoor/outdoor events ranging from small corporate board meetings to social dinners and weddings of up to 150 guests, or receptions for 400 or more. Additional features include an elegant spa, 24-hour fitness center, two floors of parking, free Wi-Fi, and state-of-the-
About Oxford Capital Group, LLC
Oxford Capital Group, LLC is a diversified national real estate investment and development firm, focused on complicated, large scale acquisitions, redevelopments, and turnarounds, with an emphasis on hotels, resorts, conference centers, senior housing and other operationally intensive forms of real estate. Oxford Hotels & Resorts, LLC is its hotel management affiliate. Oxford focuses geographically on high barrier-to-entry markets around the country including Chicago, New York City, Washington D.C., Boston, Charleston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and other select markets. Oxford and its affiliates have been involved in approximately $2.5 billion of real estate and private equity transactions, including approximately 12,000 hotel rooms. For information visit www.oxford-capital.com