Appointed Senior Vice President of Full Service Operations
At White Lodging Services in Merrillville - IN, USA
Kreul brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to White Lodging. Most recently, he was the senior vice president of operations at Winegardner & Hammons, where he was responsible for maximizing operational results. He also spent two years as the vice president of food & beverage with the same company. Kreul led the openings of hotel restaurants, implementing brand initiatives and F&B concept development. He was instrumental in establishing the processes in all areas of F&B, which resulted in the company winning the Marriott Food & Beverage Excellence Award on multiple occasions.
As general manager, Kreul led the Marriott Cincinnati North to become the No. 1 ranked hotel in guest satisfaction in the Marriott system in 2010. During his tenure at the hotel, the hotel was recognized by the Greater Cincinnati Business Courier as a "Best Place to Work," earning a place in the "Hall of Fame." He also held general manager positions at the Marriott Cincinnati RiverCenter, Marriott Clearwater Beach Hotel, Columbus Marriott Northwest and The Ohio University Inn & Conference Center.
Kreul is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Restaurant, Hotel, Institutional and Tourism Management and attended the University of Strasbourg Culinary School in Strasbourg, France.