Industry Update
Appointment29 July 2016

Mark Namdar

Appointed General Manager
At The Graham Hotel in Washington - DC, USA

Mark NamdarThe Graham Georgetown today announced the appointment of Mark Namdar as General Manager of the popular boutique hotel located in the heart of Georgetown. With over 25 years of hospitality experience, he will manage all sales, marketing and operational aspects of the hotel. Namdar was most recently the General Manager at the Westin Tysons Corner. While there, he successfully enhanced the guest experience and implemented processes that significantly increased revenues without compromising quality. Previously, Namdar was the Regional Director of Operations-Mid Atlantic for Hersha Hospitality where he oversaw the daily operations of 12 full service hotels throughout DC, MD, VA and NC. Namdar’s experience also includes work with properties including Sheraton, Westin and Walt Disney World Dolphin. A husband and father of three children, Namdar resides in Vienna, VA.

The Graham Hotel

The Graham Hotel sits in the heart of Georgetown, a historic port town that predates the establishment of the federal district and formation of Washington D.C. itself. Georgetown’s roots as a center of commerce, intellectualism, and innovation carry on today: centuries-old buildings and weathered cobblestone streets are home to families, students, and young professionals, who give Georgetown its distinct residential feel and traditional yet modern character.
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Recent Appointments at The Graham Hotel

John Waldy - Executive Chef

13 August 2019 — The Graham Georgetown (1075 Thomas Jefferson Street NW) announced today that John Waldy will head the property's kitchens as executive chef. A veteran of the hospitality industry, Waldy brings nearly 20 years of experience working for outstanding brands including The Ritz-Carlton and Renaissance.
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