Marcus Hotels & Resorts Appoints Lynette Knutson as General Manager of Hilton Madison Monona Terrace


Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized owner and management company and division of The Marcus Corporation, today announced Lynette Knutson has been appointed as general manager of Hilton Madison Monona Terrace in Madison, Wisconsin. Knutson brings more than 30 years of hospitality experience in the southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois areas to oversee the award-winning 240-room hotel.

“Lynette is a talented hospitality professional with a history of success,” said Michael Evans, president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts. “She has experience managing premier hotels across the greater Madison area, and under Lynette’s leadership her properties have earned numerous regional and brand awards. Lynette’s commitment to operational excellence and passion for guest satisfaction will continue to elevate the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace and its guest experience.”

Knutson joins Marcus Hotels & Resorts after most recently serving as general manager of the DoubleTree by Hilton Madison East. In this role, she drove year-over-year business growth while leading operations with strategic vision and planning. As a result, the property earned Hilton’s Award of Excellence in 2022 and 2023, and the DoubleTree’s Bright Together CARE Award in 2023, in addition to other honors from NCG Hospitality. Knutson’s hospitality experience also includes serving as general manager at hotels in the Madison area and Rockford, Ill.

To make a reservation or for more information on the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace, please visit www.hiltonmadison.com.

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

About Hilton Madison Monona Terrace

Hilton Madison Monona Terrace is located on the shimmering shores of Lake Monona, one block from the state capitol building and in the heart of Madison’s dining, shopping, entertainment, art and theatre districts. The property is connected to the Monona Terrace Convention Center, making it the premier location for business meetings and social gatherings. The Hilton Madison Monona Terrace has been named the best hotel by Madison Magazine and received the Planners Choice Award from Meeting News, among other recognitions. For more information, visit www.hiltonmadison.com.

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 unique food and beverage concepts, developed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, such as Mason Street Grill, ARIA Restaurant, Milwaukee ChopHouse, Miller Time® Pub & Grill, and SafeHouse® Restaurant. For more information, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com and follow the company on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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 993 screens at 79 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.