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MADISON, WI – 02-05-2019 ( — The Hotel Indigo® – Madison Downtown hotel ( has named Jessica Johnson, General…

By Editorial Team , in PR , at February 7, 2019

MADISON, WI – 02-05-2019 ( — The Hotel Indigo® – Madison Downtown hotel ( has named Jessica Johnson, General Manager of its 144-room hotel located at 901 East Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703, set to open in April of 2019. In her new role, Johnson will oversee all day-to-day operations. 

“I love the vibrant city of Madison. As the general manager, I look forward to providing an energetic and inviting hotel atmosphere that encourages guests to experience our neighborhood’s sites, flavors and culture.” said Johnson. 

Johnson brings over 17 years of experience in opening and managing hotels to her new role, working with brands such as Hilton, Carlson and IHG. She currently serves as the general manager at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Madison Central in which she will continue in that role. She joined the Great Lakes Management Group as the opening General Manager in June of 2014. She has been responsible for the overall opening success of the hotel and led the property to the Top 2% of the brand winning the 2016 IHG Torchbearer Award and in 2017 the IHG Quality Excellence Award. 

Johnson is an active member of Downtown Madison Incorporated, the Greater Madison Convention Visitors Bureau, Boys and Girls Club and United Way. She studied hospitality management at Stockton University. 

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is the parent company of the Hotel Indigo brand. 

The hotel, located at 901 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703 is owned by joint venture group comprised of Flying Cornel LLC, Kothe Real Estate Partners and Great Lakes Management Group, LLC and is also managed by Great Lakes Management Group, LLC under a license agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group. The Hotel Indigo brand is part of IHG’s diverse family of brands in nearly 100 countries and territories. The scale and diversity of the IHG family of brands means that its hotels can meet guests’ needs whatever the occasion – whether an overnight getaway, a business trip, a family celebration or a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

About Hotel Indigo Madison Downtown:

Located on East Washington Avenue blocks from Madison’s Capital Square and directly across from Breese Stevens Field, the Hotel Indigo Madison Downtown hotel delivers an energetic and inviting guest experience that is reflective of the East Madison neighborhood where it is located. Built within the historic Mautz Paint Building guests staying in any of the 144 well-appointed rooms and suites will get to experience a combination of historic and modern designs with exposed brick, polished concrete and locally inspired art murals throughout the property. Other highlights include Palette Bar and Grill serving American style cuisine and craft cocktails, 1,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, a 24-hour fitness center, and a shuttle to help guests experience many of Madison’s attractions, including Capital Square, Henry Vilas Zoo, Memorial Union, UW Campus, State Street Shopping and Overture Center of the Arts.

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About Great Lakes Management Group:

Great Lakes Management Group, LLC is a national real estate investment, development and management firm. The firm’s primary areas of focus are hotels, resorts and other forms of real estate, including residential and mixed-use developments. Great Lakes Management Group’s geographic focus is in Mid-West states including: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and in mid-2019 extending south to Florida. Its current portfolio is a growing collection of 13 full and limited service hotels with brands including InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Hilton Hotels, Marriott Hotels and Choice Hotels.

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Company Name: Great Lakes Management Group, LLC
Full Name: Adam Schomaker
Phone: 608-630-1667
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