5th Annual Delli Award Winners Were Announced This Week

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Dellisart LLC’s annual “Delli Award” for General Manager, Manager and Associate of the Year

Vicky Parad accepting her Delli award from Lee Jagow

This week the recipients for the 2012 Delli awards were announced. Vicky Parad, Rebecca Ream and Rick Peterson were recognized for their contributions. The Deli awards were instituted five years ago to recognize those individuals within Dellisart who exemplify the qualities of integrity, guest service and excellence in their positions. The Deli Awards are given to a single person within three key categories of the company for exceeding the expectations of the job and making a contribution to the Dellisart community of Associates.

Douglas Artusio, CEO of Dellisart, LLC had this to say, "The Deli Awards are our highest form of recognition for individuals who perform at the very top of their Associate group and display the highest level of hospitality to our guests and fellow associates, The Executive Committee of Dellisart reviews all entries made by management teams and selects the winners for their overall performance and contributions to our company, We would like to recognize all of our employees for the fantastic effort they put into their jobs every day, and showcase ones that best exemplify the extra effort we all strive to achieve.”

Vicky Parad was awarded Associate of the Year for her commitment to excellence as an Executive Assistant. Lee Jagow, General Manager of the Wyndham Glenview Illinois commented, "Vicky's professionalism, attitude and willingness to learn is a pleasure to have on our Team. She is not only efficiently handling the tasks of her position but eagerly seeking out new responsibilities and challenges. Her attitude and actions are truly indicative of the "can do" attitude of a Dellisart Team member."

Rebecca Ream was awarded Manager of the Year for her outstanding performance as Director of Sales at the Staybridge Suites in Davenport, Iowa. Rick Peterson, General Manager, Staybridge Suites, Davenport, Iowa had to say “In my opinion, she does a fabulous job in Sales. She is always punctual in her attendance and will come in early to help me out on certain days when needed. Rebecca does a great job in meeting with our clients and is always professional. Her personality makes her stand out as one of the premier Director of Sales in the Quad City Area. Rebecca was a large part of the success of this hotel in 2012.

Rebecca is a big help in always coming up with new ideas about how to handle certain situations in our hotel. She has a wealth of ideas when it comes to thinking up a new way to do a procedure. I am so thankful to have her as a helper when it comes to planning or helping me out in any situation.”

Rick Peterson was awarded General Manager of the Year for his exemplary leadership as General Manager of the Staybridge Suites in Davenport, Iowa. Ken Roberts, Vice President of Operations, Dellisart LLC said, “Rick has led the Staybridge Suites Davenport IA team to a successful 2012. Rick consistently demonstrates the highest level of leadership and has achieved all successful balanced scorecard goals. The hotel exceeded top line , profit and Revpar goals for the year as well as guest satisfaction. The hotel achieved a Heartbeat Score of 88.5, a Revpar index of 123.8 and a GOP of 45.8% for the year.”

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