Chad Reyes Named Director Of Rooms At The Chattanoogan Hotel

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Chad Reyes
Chad Reyes

The Chattanoogan Hotel has appointed Chad Reyes as the hotel’s director of rooms. The Chattanooga native is responsible for overseeing the operation and staff of the hotel’s front office, valet, conference services and housekeeping departments.   

 “It is a pleasure to appoint Chad to this new position at The Chattanoogan,” said Tom Cupo, regional managing director for The Chattanoogan.  “During his 12-year tenure with The Chattanoogan, he has served in numerous roles and has done an exceptional job. We look forward to his continued successes as director of rooms.”  

For the past five years, Mr. Reyes was the front office manager at The Chattanoogan, overseeing 24 employees in the front office department and valet.  In 2001, Mr. Reyes joined The Chattanoogan during preopening.  He began his career at the hotel as a pastry cook and then began working as a front desk agent.  Mr. Reyes was promoted to front desk supervisor after a few months, and then to evening manager.  After working as the evening manager for one year, he was appointed to conference floor manager.  Two years later, he was promoted to director of security and served in that role for two years. 

Mr. Reyes served on several task force and training assignments with Benchmark, working with the company at Lockheed Martin Center for Leadership Excellence in Maryland, Sorrel River Ranch Resort and Spa in Utah and Snow King Hotel and Grand View Lodge in Wyoming.  He has been honored with several prestigious awards from Benchmark, including Leader of the Year, Leader of the Quarter and Best of the Best. 

Mr. Reyes is involved with his church and has served on two recent disaster relief trips, in New Jersey (hurricane relief) and Oklahoma (tornado disaster).  He is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hiking, mountain biking and boating.  



TVA Releases Draft Environmental Assessment For Johnsonville Steam Supply

The Tennessee Valley Authority has released a draft Environmental Assessment on a proposal that would allow the Johnsonville Fossil Plant site to continue to provide steam for cogeneration use after the coal plant closes. The draft study considers the environmental effects of the two alternatives under consideration: A) take no action or B) add a heat recovery steam generator ... (click for more)

Attorney General Reaches Settlement With Middle Tennessee Auto Dealer

Middle Tennessee auto dealer, Wholesale Inc., has agreed to immediately change its advertising practices and pay the State of Tennessee $50,000, Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced. A Davidson County Court approved the settlement between Wholesale, Inc., the Tennessee Attorney General's Office, and the Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs. The agreement centers ... (click for more)

Erlanger's Good Financial News Continues With $11.4 Million Profit For Past 3 Months; Profit At $25.3 Million After 9 Months

Erlanger Health System's good financial news keeps coming - with the announcement on Monday of a profit of $11.4 million for the past three months. Brit Tabor said the hospital has a profit of $25.3 million for the first nine months of the fiscal year. Kevin Spiegel, hospital president, said more good news is projected for the fourth quarter. Mr. Tabor said, "Our market ... (click for more)

Erlanger To Get $100 Million New Electronic Medical Records System

Erlanger Health System will be getting a new electronic medical records system costing just short of $100 million, Erlanger CEO and President Kevin Spiegel said Monday. He said the old Legacy IT system was the hospital's #1 dissatisfaction source. The hospital board is to be asked to approve the system, which will be paid for over several years, at the May board meeting. ... (click for more)

Shock Should Be At Low Teacher Salaries - And Response (4)

In a recent article, Commissioner Tim Boyd is quoted as being shocked at the "high" salaries of central office personnel. While I agree that their salaries are significantly more than what a classroom teacher could ever hope to make, I believe that his shock and disgust are misplaced.  Those salaries, when compared to private-sector jobs, are hardly out of line. Superintendent ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Licker’ Gets 55 Counts

In what was described as “a scene from some sick horror movie,” Giles County sheriff’s deputies and animal welfare officers raided the farm of known “Big Licker” Jeffery Alan Mitchell near Pulaski, Tn., last week and confiscated 55 Tennessee Walking Horses, all horribly malnourished and some that were so emaciated they could no longer walk. By Sunday, the horses were receiving medical ... (click for more)