Brian Hutchins joins as regional vice president, Urban and Lifestyle, and Nicole Coghlan was promoted from general manager to regional director of operations, Suburban Select.
The regional leaders oversee all operations for a portfolio of White Lodging hotel and restaurant properties. Hutchins and Coghlan will be based out of White Lodging’s corporate headquarters in Merrillville.
“Brian and Nicole join an industry-leading team of operations leaders that relentlessly pursue excellence across the White Lodging portfolio – for our guests, our associates and our owners,” said Ken Barrett, president and CEO, hospitality management at White Lodging.
Hutchins most recently worked for Wischermann Partners where he oversaw all hotels within the company’s portfolio as vice president of operations. Brands in his portfolio included Westin, Luxury Collection, Le Meridien, Sheraton and Courtyard by Marriott.
Coghlan takes on her new role after serving as a general manager at White Lodging for the past six years. Prior to her latest role at the Hilton Garden Inn Hoffman Estates, Ill., she was a general manager at the Hyatt Place Chicago/Itasca, Ill. for two years.