Commonwealth Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Denise Tempco to the position of area director of operations. A 25-year hospitality industry veteran, Tempco brings experience with both franchise hotels and brand management.
As area director of operations, Tempco will provide support and direction to general managers at Commonwealth Hotels’ Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Lexington, Kentucky properties. Her main responsibilities will include driving revenue, improving customer service, increasing profitability and maintaining various franchise standards.
“I’m excited to join the Commonwealth Hotels team, a successful growing company that is committed to enhancing the guest and associate satisfaction all while delivering positive results,” Tempco said.
Tempco’s experience spans all areas of hotel management including revenue management, sales, pre-openings and food and beverage. Prior to joining Commonwealth Hotels, Tempco was director of brand performance support with Hilton Worldwide supporting the Hilton Garden Inn brand. Tempco is a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science in food and nutrition with specialization in hotel, restaurant and travel administration.
“We are thrilled to have Denise join our team,” said Brian Fry, President of Commonwealth Hotels. “Her depth of experience and skills strengthen Commonwealth and our properties, better enabling us to face the ongoing challenges of delivering world class service for our guests and financial returns for our owners.”