Marcus Hotels & Resorts Promotes Jeff Stewart to General Manager of Hilton Milwaukee City Center


Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized owner and management company and division of The Marcus Corporation, today announced that Jeff Stewart has been promoted to general manager of the landmark Hilton Milwaukee City Center. Stewart returns to the property where he previously served as hotel manager, bringing with him more than 20 years of hotel management experience, including eight years with Marcus Hotels & Resorts.

“We are excited to welcome Jeff back to Hilton Milwaukee City Center to lead this iconic Milwaukee property,” said Michael Evans, president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts. “As a longtime member of the Marcus Hotels & Resorts team, Jeff has the strong leadership experience and commitment to excellence that will result in the continued success of Milwaukee’s convention headquarters hotel of choice.” 

With extensive experience gained during his tenure with Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Stewart most recently served as general manager of the company owned AC Hotel Chicago Downtown. Under his leadership, this lifestyle property was recognized as a Trip Advisor Travelers Choice Hotel. In addition to Hilton Milwaukee City Center and AC Chicago Downtown, Stewart also served as resort manager at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and general manager at Marcus Hotels & Resorts’ former Sheraton Madison Hotel.

Stewart began his hospitality career in 2000 with Hyatt Hotels Corporation at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. During his tenure with Hyatt, he held a variety of management roles in all areas of hotel operations at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Hyatt Regency Chicago, and Hyatt Regency Boston. He earned his bachelor’s degree in hospitality management from Eastern Illinois University.

For more information on Marcus Hotels & Resorts and its hotels, please visit: www.marcushotels.com.

About Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Located in the heart of downtown, the Hilton Milwaukee City Center is a true Milwaukee landmark. In 2011, it became a member of Historic Hotels of America. As Milwaukee’s convention headquarters hotel of choice, Hilton Milwaukee offers the most meeting and event space of any hotel in the city—more than 34,000 square feet—including three ballrooms and 18 well-appointed meeting rooms of various sizes. The hotel’s ballrooms, with their vaulted ceilings and period fabrics, echo the magnificence evident throughout this showpiece. With 729 guest rooms, Hilton Milwaukee can accommodate nearly any group. Its central location means guests are just moments away from the city’s theater district, the lakefront and Summerfest grounds, Fiserv Forum and the city’s new entertainment district, the Deer District, and the Historic Third Ward. Hilton Milwaukee is located at 509 W. Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Milwaukee. For more information on the hotel, visit www.HiltonMilwaukee.com, find the hotel on Facebook or Instagram (@HiltonMilwaukee).

About Marcus Hotels & Resorts 

Marcus Hotels & Resorts owns and/or manages 16 hotels, resorts and other properties in the U.S. The company’s distinctive portfolio includes city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, historic properties, and premium branded and independent first-class hotels. Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an approved operator for all major lodging brands. A leader in the hospitality industry since 1962, Marcus Hotels & Resorts creates asset value for hotel owners through its expertise in management, development and product repositioning. This includes premier food and beverage brands such as Mason Street Grill, ChopHouse, Miller Time® Pub & Grill, and SafeHouse® Restaurants. For more information, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).

About The Marcus Corporation

Headquartered in Milwaukee, The Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets. In addition to its lodging division, its theatre division, Marcus Theatres®, is the fourth largest theatre circuit in the U.S. and currently owns or operates 1,064 screens at 85 locations in 17 states under the Marcus Theatres, Movie Tavern® by Marcus and BistroPlex® brands. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.marcuscorp.com.