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Michael Marino Named GM of The Grand Summit Hotel

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Michael Marino has been elevated to the role of General Manager of The Grand Summit Hotel.
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SUMMIT, NJ - Michael Marino, Assistant General Manager since 2004, has been promoted to General Manager of The Grand Summit Hotel. The move was announced by longtime Hotel owners Marshall Weinerman and Robert Gelber.

Marino -- whose duties when he began his tenure also included serving as Director of Sales -- is widely credited for positively impacting the hotel by increasing both its level of customer service and corporate business.

Weinerman, Grand Summit Hotel Chairman, said of Marino, "Michael provides stability, sound leadership and an excellent understanding of the hotel's role in the city of Summit. He intends to carry on its rich traditions while enhancing its services and amenities to further meet the needs of discerning travelers, visitors and residents. We are very fortunate to have a person of his caliber leading our organization.”    

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Marino grew up in Cranford and attended Union Catholic High School where he played baseball.  Upon graduation, he enrolled at Seton Hall University where he graduated from the School of Communications with a degree in Public Relations and Advertising.  

His life-long commitment to the hospitality industry began at a young age as a busboy at Suburban Country Club in Union, where he quickly rose through the ranks and eventually became a bartender.

Upon graduation from Seton Hall University, Marino went to work for Marriott Vacations in a Sales & Marketing. Promoted to a management role, he eventually ran the events and promotions department.

He then transitioned into a sales manager’s role in Marriott Conference Centers in New York and was quickly elevated to Senior Sales Manager. In 1993 he joined Marriott’s Hotels & Resorts division at the Castle Harbour Resort in Bermuda. In 1995, he left Marriott to join Dolce Hotels & Resorts at Hamilton Park Executive Conference Center in Florham Park as Sales Manager. Dolce recognized his talent and ability and promoted him to Director of Sales and Marketing where he was the first person outside the organization to be appointed to that position.

Marino and Lori, his wife of 22 years, along with his two children, Gabriella and Michael, reside in Scotch Plains. Along with spending time with his family, his interests include professional and youth sports, golf, and the Jersey shore.

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