The Colony Lodge in Palm Seaside introduced the appointment of Thomas Checklist as basic supervisor. A seasoned hospitality veteran, Checklist brings greater than 30 years of experience, management and keenness to the long-lasting lodge, now celebrating its 70th yr. In his new position, Checklist will oversee all points of the lodge’s operations, together with employees administration, recruitment, and growth, amongst different every day operational duties. With confirmed govt expertise, initiative, creativity and integrity, Checklist’s wealth of expertise will support him in enhancing long-term strategic goals for The Colony. He’s primed to have an infinite influence with attracting new clientele whereas nonetheless catering to the numerous acquainted faces who proceed to return yr after yr.
Checklist is a third-generation hotelier, who grew up in New York Metropolis, residing and dealing in motels his father managed. At age 9, he started washing pots and pans within the lodge’s major kitchen for 25 cents a pot and continued to carry a lodge job each summer time from then on. Checklist started his profession on the Plaza Lodge in New York Metropolis and has since managed upscale, boutique properties together with The Inn at Little Washington, VA.; Woodstock Inn and Resort, VT.; Congress and Corridor Star Inn in Cape Might, NJ; and Williamsburg Inn, VA. amongst others.