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Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Names Susan Madsen General Manager Of The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel, In Lincoln, Neb.

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MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced Nebraska native Susan Madsen has been appointed general manager of The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel in Lincoln, Neb. Madsen brings her extensive hospitality experience and a longtime career with Marriott hotels to Lincoln’s newly renovated premier property.


Susan Madsen, GM, The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel

Madsen joins Marcus Hotels & Resorts from the Embassy Suites Omaha Downtown/Old Market, where she served as general manager since 2008. Prior to her position in Omaha, she served as general manager of the Kansas City Airport Marriott Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Prior to her general manager roles, Madsen served as director of operations for the Minneapolis Marriott City Center. She has also served in various human resources and sales roles for Marriott International and served as regional manager of sales and marketing at the Marriott Worldwide Reservation Center.

“Susan’s extensive background in management and human resources will be a valuable asset to The Cornhusker hotel. Susan’s business and community relationships in Nebraska make her a great fit for overseeing one of the state’s most prominent hotels. She will be a welcome addition to the Lincoln community and our hotel management team,” said Joseph Khairallah, chief operating officer of Marcus Hotels & Resorts.

Madsen has held many leadership positions in the following organizations: Greater Kansas City Hotel Lodging Association, SKAL International, Metropolitan Hospitality Association, Nebraska Hotel Motel Association, Old Market Business Association Board Member (Omaha) and Omaha Public School Career Advisory Board.

Marcus Hotels & Resorts and its subsidiary, MCS Capital, acquired The Cornhusker hotel in September 2012 as part of a joint venture with a fund affiliate of LEM Capital of Philadelphia. Marcus Hotels & Resorts is the majority owner.

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