Stars of the Industry Awards Program

2016 Stars LogoTo submit your 2019 Stars of the Industry nominations, click on the link that best describes your property: 

Full Service Properties - Submit Nominations Here!

Select Economy and Limited Service Properties - Submit Nominations Here!

 

If submitting by email, send nominations to michele@ohla.org.

Nominations have closed for Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, & Cincinnati Lodging Councils.

 

For properties NOT in the above Councils -

Ohio Stars submission deadline is October 4th.


Stars of the Industry Awards “Helpful Hints”

  • First, choose the link that best fits your service designation - Full Service or Select, Economy, Limited.
  • Next, choose the category in which your nominee best fits.

Have you ever wondered –Where does this employee fit best?  

  1. First Note which department they work in
  2. Whether they are management or non-management

Full Service

Select, Economy, Limited Service

Server of the Year (non-management)
Servers, Wait staff, Kitchen personnel


Breakfast or Reception Attendant/Host of the Year
(non-management)
Key employees who make an impact during your breakfast and/or evening receptions.

Housekeeper of the Year (non-management)
An outstanding Housekeeper from your property.

Housekeeper of the Year (non-management)
An outstanding housekeeper from your property.

Front Desk Associate of the Year (non-management)
Front Desk, Bell Person, Concierge

Front Desk Associate of the Year (non-management)
Front Desk, Bell Person, Concierge

Engineer of the Year
An outstanding Engineer from your property.

Engineer of the Year
An outstanding engineer from your property.

Supervisor/Manager of the Year 
Managers or Supervisors from any Department 
"Jack of All Trades" Award
Managers or supervisors within your property that keep the operation moving with ease by balancing and wearing many different hats.
 
General Manager of the Year
General Manager who has gone beyond the call
of duty at your property.”

General Manager of the Year
General Manager who has gone beyond the call of duty at your property.


Service Superstar of the Year
(non-management)
Recognizes an employee who has gone above and beyond their day to day tasks to create an
amazing experience for the guests.

Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year
Award given to one property’s leadership team.

 

*Please note there will only be ONE WINNER for each city for the Service Superstar of the Year and Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year categories!*

 


Winners from the 2018 Local Stars of the Industry:

Greater
Cincinnati

Greater
Columbus

Greater
Dayton

Greater
Cleveland

 

 


People Ready Server of the Year

Christina Rose Klein
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

Jeffrey Rhoden
Hyatt Regency
Columbus

Shelby Jones
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dayton/ Beavercreek

Carla Parker
Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade

       

Ohio Textile Service Housekeeper of the Year

Sheila Andino
Cincinnati Marriott Northeast
Ramla Maye
Columbus Airport Marriott
Maria Baldino
Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beavercreek
Alfreida Mitchell
Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade
       

Front Desk Associate of the Year

Aleksandra Kaminska
Residence Inn by Marriott Cincinnati Downtown /
The Phelps

Dina Giddens
Hilton Columbus Downtown
Cheryl Adams
Marriott at the
University of Dayton

Carl Graves
The Renaissance Cleveland Hotel

       

CareWorks Supervisor/Manager of the Year

Sheila Pugh 
Holiday Inn Wilmington

Timothy Dionisio
Hilton Columbus at Easton
Andrew Turner
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Beavercreek
Marcia Krumheuer
Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown
       

Service Superstar of the Year

Kyle Marksberry
Millennium Hotel
Cincinnati


Mark Garrett
Hilton Columbus at Easton
Crystal Watkins
Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beavercreek
Dan Lehman
Crowne Plaza Cleveland Airport
       

TravelHost General Manager of the Year

  Geri Lombard
Hotel LeVeque, An Autograph Collection
Ben Haller
Marriott at the
University of Dayton

David Minah
The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland - a DoubleTree by Hilton

Hospitality Leadership Team of the Year

Courtyard by Marriott Hamilton

Hotel LeVeque, An Autograph Collection

Mills Park Hotel

InterContinental Cleveland