Oct 30, 2017
Vision Associates Selected for Hotel Management's 30 GMs to Watch
Vision is pleased to announce that Andrea Anderson and Barry Volkers were honored with Hotel Management’s 30 General Managers to Watch for 2017. This prestigious honor is awarded to thirty outstanding hotel managers who demonstrate commitment to their guests, colleagues, community, and industry.
Andrea Anderson is the General Manager for the Hilton Garden Inn Chattanooga/Downtown, a position she has held since May of 2014. She began her hospitality journey in 2001 as the operations manager for the Courtyard by Marriott in Chattanooga. She has since excelled in various hospitality capacities, demonstrating her passion for her associates and guests. Andrea is an advocate for the well-being of the community, which is recognized by the numerous community service accolades earned throughout her career. She also promotes the success of her associates by providing a work environment that nurtures and educates so that they can reach their full potential.
Barry Volkers has been the General Manager for the Fairfield Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown/The Gulch since 2014. His passion for hospitality was sparked early as he worked for a hotel while attending Grand Valley State University. His drive for hospitality excellence has grown with him in time, and with his guidance, the Fairfield Inn & Suites earned a position in the top 12% of the brand in 2016. Barry demonstrates his continual efforts to provide the best service and authentic “Music City” experience by engaging with his guests. He also supports his associates by providing the encouragement and guidance necessary to be the best version of themselves personally and professionally.
-- from Hotel Management