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New Leadership at Greenleaf Hospitality


New Leadership at Greenleaf Hospitality

Two WMU alumni at Greenleaf Hospitality have received promotions; Tim Rayman (B.B.A.’03, Sales and Business Marketing) has been named the Chief Executive Officer and Brad Vandenberg (B.A.’74, Biology) will now serve as Vice President of Business Development and Managing Director of Stadium Management Corporation.

Rayman (pictured) has been a part of Greenleaf Hospitality Group since 2004. When he was promoted to General Manager and Director of Hotels/Retail in March of 2011, Rayman joined the Executive Leadership Team. As Chief Executive Officer, Rayman will be responsible for all Greenleaf Hospitality Group operations and divisions as well as lead the Executive Leadership Team.

Vandenberg, who has served as the Director of Business Development has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development and Managing Director of Stadium Management Corporation. Vandenburg joined Greenleaf in 2009 and will now oversee facilities, operations, ice events, special events and Kalamazoo Wings hockey at Wings Event Center and Wings West.

“I have a great deal of confidence that our new singularly aligned corporate leadership structure will provide critically important direction and deliver spectacular results,” says William D. Johnston, Chairman of the Greenleaf Companies, of the new leadership changes. Greenleaf Hospitality Group looks forward to 2018 and planning for continued growth in the Southwest Michigan area for years to come.

Greenleaf Hospitality Group offers an unmatched choice in world-class hospitality through a variety of offerings from hotel lodging and events to dining, retail, and entertainment. The Kalamazoo-based company owns and operates the Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites, Wings Event Center, and Wings West. In addition, the following businesses are part of the Greenleaf Hospitality Group: Blush Salon + Spa, Burdick’s for Breakfast, Old Burdick’s, RIO Coffee, Kalamazoo Athletic Club, Kalamazoo Wings, Radisson Catering, The Wedding Studio, Webster's Prime, and Zazios.