Industry Update
Appointment 2 September 2016

Lisa Timbo

Appointed General Manager
At JW Marriott Chicago - IL, USA

Lisa Timbo JW Marriott Chicago (151 W. Adams St.) announces the appointment of Lisa Timbo as general manager. A 30-year veteran to the industry, Timbo is a Chicago native. Prior to her appointment as the general manager of JW Marriott Chicago, she held the position of general manager at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center since 2010. Throughout her career, Lisa has received numerous accolades and recognition for her leadership efforts in various roles, including being named “General Manager of the Year – Host Hotels” and received Marriott’s Living the Vision Award and the Leadership Award from the Schaumburg Business Association in 2012. Lisa is active with the Illinois Hotel Lodging Association and is a past chairperson. Timbo began her career with Marriott in 1986 at the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort as a hostess while still in college. Throughout the decade she landed positions at Chicago Marriott Suites Deerfield, Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, Livonia Marriott, Dearborn Inn in Detroit, and Chicago Marriott O’Hare. In 2001, Timbo was promoted to her first general manager position at Chicago Marriott O’Hare Suites and was then promoted to Chicago Marriott Oak Brook as the area general manager. In 2008, she became the area general manager at Chicago Marriott O’Hare before joining Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center.

Marriott International, Inc.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 7,000 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 131 countries and territories.
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