5 hotels name new GMs

The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection, has appointed Jim McSwigan general manager. Photo credit: The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection
Jim McSwigan. Photo credit: The Notary Hotel,
Autograph Collection

Over the past few weeks, hotels in Pennsylvania, Washington, Minnesota and New York have appointed new general managers. Here’s the latest.

The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection

Located in downtown Philadelphia and opening in July 2019, The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection has named Jim McSwigan GM. Before his latest appointment, McSwigan served as GM for the Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown and, before that, the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center.

Coast Hilltop Inn

Coast Hospitality has chosen Ron Warren to serve as GM of the 115-room Coast Hilltop Inn in Pullman, Wash. Warren most recently served as director of sales at the Coast Wenatchee (Wash.) Center Hotel and sales manager at the Red Lion Hotel in Wenatchee. Before joining the hospitality industry, he worked as a real estate broker and operated several of his own businesses.


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Emery, Autograph Collection

Pivot Hotels & Resorts, the luxury lifestyle division of Davidson Hotels & Resorts, named Kelly Snyder GM of the Emery, Autograph Collection in downtown Minneapolis. Snyder, who began her hotel career in operations nearly two decades ago, has worked as a GM since 2014, first with Wyndham Vacation Ownership and most recently with La Quinta by Wyndham in Bloomington, Minn.

The Evelyn Hotel

Triumph Hotels has named Sava Vasiljevic GM of The Evelyn Hotel in New York City. Of Vasiljevic’s more than 20 years in the hospitality industry, he has spent 15 with Triumph. In his last position, he served as general manager for The Frederick Hotel in New York City.

The Frederick Hotel

Triumph has picked Glenda Maldonado to replace Vasiljevic as GM of The Frederick Hotel, also in New York City. Most recently, Maldonado worked as a GM for AVE by Korman Communities, but before that she spent 14 years with Denihan Hospitality Group, serving in a mix of assistant GM, GM and hotel manager roles.