White Lodging announced Dave Montrose has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations for Select Service.
Most recently Montrose had served as Senior Regional Vice President of Operations covering 55 hotels in the South and West since 2012.
In his new role, Montrose will be responsible for all field operations for the Select Service Division. The eight regional vice presidents of operations in the division will report directly to Montrose. Montrose and his team are tasked with driving Operational Excellence to significantly reducing red zones, recruiting, training and developing our associates and executing our business plans.
Prior to his role as Senior Regional Vice President, Montrose held the roles of Regional Vice President of three different regions where he established himself as a turnaround specialist. Montrose began with White Lodging as a General Manager where he was promoted five different times to increasingly more difficult roles. Over the course of his general manager career with White Lodging, he won the Courtyard of the Year award and the prestigious Bruce White Chairman Award. His last position before being promoted to regional vice president was as an Impact General Manager for the Courtyard Magnificent Mile.
Prior to joining White Lodging in 1996, Montrose worked at Tharaldson where he opened the first Courtyard for the organization in Springfield, Illinois. He was promoted to Regional Director at Tharaldson overseeing Courtyard and Residence Inn hotels.
White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Ind. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development and operations company focused on developing and operating premium-branded hotels in growing urban markets across the United States. The company is a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid- to large-scale hotels. Its current portfolio consists of more than 161 hotels in 20 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Preferred Hotels & Resorts and InterContinental Hotel Group.
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