White Lodging has named Kevin Croy to lead the Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Wayne Downtown team as general manager. The new 136-room Hampton Inn & Suites is scheduled to open in mid-July, and is immediately adjacent to Parkview Field and the Grand Wayne Convention Center.
Croy brings decades of local hotel experience to White Lodging and was most recently the owner and operator of Fleet Feet Fort Wayne, which was voted one of the 50 Best Running Stores in America for three years. Prior to his full-time role at Fleet Feet Fort Wayne, he was a general manager at a variety of hotel properties in Fort Wayne and Indianapolis. He also previously worked for Marriott Corporation and Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
Kevin is an adjunct professor in hospitality management at Purdue University Fort Wayne. He is a graduate of Berea College where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration/hotel management.