THE WOODLANDS (HOUSTON), TEXAS - Benchmark, a global hospitality company, has named Anthony Berkau general manager for Willows Lodge, a Gemstone Collection property located in Woodinville, Washington State’s renowned wine country. Greg Champion, Benchmark’s president & COO, made the announcement.
"It is with great pleasure that I formally announce Anthony’s latest promotion within our company and at this remarkable property,” said Mr. Champion. “He brings strong leadership skills to his new role and solid management experience that he uses to drive positive change, consistently elevating guest service scores, and over the years achieving record-breaking revenues. We congratulate him on this well-deserved promotion.”
Anthony Berkau comes to his new role at Willows Lodge with two decades of distinguished hospitality industry experience. He previously held the position of lodge manager for Willows Lodge. Prior to this he served as the property’s director of food and beverage, leading an award-winning culinary and wine program. Mr. Berkau originally joined Willows Lodge as the hotel’s wine director. He resides in Snohomish, Washington, with his family.