Stevan Porter Award
This award honors the accomplishments of Stevan Porter, the late president of the America for the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). This award honors an exemplary lodging employee under age 30 who has demonstrated superior professional dedication, leadership, and a fresh perspective to their job. This individual should illustrate "out of the box" thinking in their professional and personal life, and dedication to the industry by actively participating in association, community, or industry programs.
Whitney Okuda, Catering Manager, Hotel Nikko San Francisco, San Francisco
Kelly Rafferty, Front Desk Manager, The Westin St. Francis, San Francisco
Kelly Merritt, Sales Manager, Hotel Nikko, San Francisco
Robert Shinn, Associate Director of Welcome Office, W Los Angeles Westwood, Los Angeles
Drew Berry, Director of Food & Beverage, L'Ermitage Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills
Michelle Holmberg, Sales Manager, Hotel Nikko, San Francisco