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Brian Behler Wins Hotelier of the Year

Brian Behler, the general manager of the JW Marriott Grand Rapids, has been proudly awarded with the Joe Tomaselli Hotelier of the Year Award.

Every year, Experience Grand Rapids holds an annual celebration to share with partners, stakeholders and community members the progress and success of the previous year’s tourism industry as well as future goals for the upcoming year. The Joe Tomaselli Hotelier of the Year Award is presented to a Kent County hotel general manager who displays passion for hospitality, exceptional customer service and community involvement.

Behler, who has been with the JW Marriott Grand Rapids since opening in 2007 was appointed to general manager in 2015 and oversees all operations at the hotel.