NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Daniel Willis

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Daniel Willis is the General Manager of the Aloft Nashville-Cool Springs. Dan has 16 years of General Manager experience from several different properties primarily within Marriott branded hotels. Dan has expertise in managing both full service and select/limited/focused service operations.

Dan has earned accomplishments over the years to include the Silver Award for exceptional Overall Satisfaction from Marriott International, the Excalibur Awards from White Lodging Services highlighting his teams’ excellence in the areas of Guest Focus, Employee Relations and Profitability, and the Gold Award for Overall Satisfaction from Marriott International. Dan was also recognized as Service Excellence General Manager of the Year in 2011.

Dan attended Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan where he majored in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Dan is also a huge movie and sitcom fan. He loves to attend festivals, hike and play disc golf. He was also a former runner. Dan enjoys his downtime with his two daughters, Kennedi and Ashlyn, and plays an active role in their sports to include soccer, softball and cheerleading.

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