Pillar Hotels & Resorts General Manager Receives Patriotic Employer Award
Irving, TX (March 13, 2015) - Pillar Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce that Martha Trammell, General Manager at Residence Inn Houston Intercontinental Airport at Greenspoint, has received a Patriotic Employer Award. The award is presented by the Secretary of Defense - Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) to supervisors who make an effort to support military personnel through a wide range of measures, including flexible scheduling, time off prior to and after deployment, caring for families and granting leaves of absence if needed.
Don Manuel, spouse of Martha's team member, Jayda Manuel, nominated Martha for the award during his deployment to Afghanistan. While Don was oversees for a year, Jayda took care of their three daughters while working full-time at Residence Inn Houston-Greenspoint.
Martha got to know Jayda and her three daughters on a personal level, and they became great friends. Jayda was open with Martha about her schedule and needs with regards to motherhood and staying in touch with Don, and Martha listened and worked with her to get around any challenges. The couple was so floored by Martha's understanding and compassion during this time, that Don submitted the nomination without her knowledge.
"I am extremely honored to have received the Patriotic Employer Award," said Trammell. "I have such an incredible staff, and our relationship thrives because of trust, respect and the unconditional support we have for one another, both personally and professionally."
In addition to the framed award, Martha also received a lapel pin. A photo taken of Martha with Jayda and Don, as well as George Nami with the Texas ESGR, will be displayed in the Pentagon. For more information about Patriot Awards, please visit www.esgr.mil.
About Residence Inn Houston Intercontinental Airport at Greenspoint
Residence Inn Houston-Greenspoint is located at 655 North Sam Houston Parkway in Houston, Texas. The extended-stay hotel gives guests a true home away from home experience with spacious suites equipped with full kitchens and separate living areas, complimentary Wi-Fi, an indoor pool and whirlpool, fitness center and SportCourt®. Guests also enjoy free breakfast daily, light dinner Monday through Wednesday, and weekly barbeques. For more information, please call (281) 820-4563 or visit www.Marriott.com/HOURE.
About Pillar Hotels & Resorts
Pillar Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest independent management companies in the United States, representing well-respected brands including Marriott, Hilton, Choice Hotels and IHG. The company offers hotel management, back office solutions, revenue management and a full-service construction company specializing in renovations, repositioning and new construction. Owner-ready information technology, scalability, and operational integrity make Pillar a best-in-class company that consistently delivers exceptional results. For more information, visit PillarHotels.com and follow @PillarHotels on Twitter.