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.

 

2014

Whitney Okuda, Catering Manager, Hotel Nikko San Francisco, San Francisco

 

2013

Kelly Rafferty, Front Desk Manager, The Westin St. Francis, San Francisco

 

2012

Kelly Merritt, Sales Manager, Hotel Nikko, San Francisco

 

2011

Robert Shinn, Associate Director of Welcome Office, W Los Angeles Westwood, Los Angeles

 

2010

Drew Berry, Director of Food & Beverage, L'Ermitage Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills

Michelle Holmberg, Sales Manager, Hotel Nikko, San Francisco