Appointed General Manager
At LeGrand Center in Shelby - NC, USA
Kristin Kurie, President of Charleston, SC-based Wilderman Group announced the appointment of Andrea Powers as General Manager at LeGrand Center, the new multi-use, 44,000 square-foot conference center in Shelby, NC.
Powers recently held the position of Director at Richmond Hill City Center in Richmond Hill, GA which is managed by The Wilderman Group. She also previously served as Director of Sales at Richmond Hill City Center. Kurie noted that Andrea was an asset to the recent successes at RHCC that led to a contract renewal for The Wilderman Group with the city of Richmond Hill to continue to manage the facility. According to Kurie, “Andrea is responsible for very a strong year at Richmond Hill City Center and her commitment and drive helped the property come in under budget for the year.”
Powers has more than ten years experience in hospitality and has worked in a variety of segments of hotel management including Guest Services, Catering, Conference Services, and Director of Sales. Her experience includes positions with Wyndham, Holiday Inn, LaQuinta and several boutique hotels. She also served as Hotel Manager for Clipper Cruise Lines where she was responsible for all hotel operations. She holds a bachelor of science degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Purdue University.