The Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown has announced the appointment of David Noel as general manager and Tara Wurtz as director of sales and marketing. The two recent appointments bring extensive backgrounds in the hospitality industry to the property’s impressive leadership team.
“We are excited to congratulate David and Tara on their new positions at the Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown,” says Mark Laport, president and CEO of Concord Hospitality, which will manage the property. “With David’s impressive experience in hospitality and Tara’s outstanding industry knowledge and service, I am confident they will make great additions to the hotel’s extremely talented leadership team and serve our guests well. They each offer great insight in their respective specialties that will assist the success of the property on an ongoing basis.”
Noel joins the team with more than 10 years of experience in the hotel and hospitality industry, eight of which he spent in a general manager position. At the head of Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown’s executive team, Noel will direct and oversee day-to-day operations, including upscale accommodations, meetings and events and distinct culinary offerings. Most recently in his role with the Hotel Garden Inn Milwaukee Airport, Noel’s team scored in the top 1 percent of the entire brand for guest experience and quality assurance. Noel keeps himself busy as the current president of the Greater Milwuakee Hotel & Lodging Association.
As the new director of sales and marketing, Wurtz joins the Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown team with more than 15 years of hospitality experience. She most recently served as director of sales and marketing at the Hampton Inn & Suites West Allis where she oversaw group and business travel for corporate, social, government, association and business travel sales and focused on overall hotel revenue management. Wurtz was recognized nationally as the top Revenue Conversion Sales leader within the brand in 2018. On the side, Wurtz volunteers as a marketing director for Generations Against Bullying.