Appointed General Manager
At Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown - MS, USA
Wes Scrape has been named general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown in the historic King Edward building, announced Larry Daniels, regional vice president of operations for HRI Lodging (HRIL), an affiliate of HRI Properties (HRI), the lead developer and majority owner of the King Edward.
Scrape has managed hotels in the Jackson, MS area since 1987 and had been working as general manager of the Hampton Inn North in Jackson since 1996.
He was presented the “Home Town Hero Award” by the Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau in 2013 and has earned the designation of Certified Hotel Administrator from the American Hotel and Lodging Association.
Scrape’s career in Jackson-area hotels began in 1978, and his first general manager position came in 1987 at the Holiday Inn Medical Center in Jackson. He also served as GM of the Holiday Inn Southwest in Jackson, and the Holiday Inn Downtown in Dallas.
He served on the boards of the Mississippi Hotel and Lodging Association in Jackson from 2010-2012 and the Metro Jackson Hotel & Lodging Association from 1993-1999, presiding as president of that group in 1990.
He attended Belhaven College in Jackson where he studied business administration.