Frederick W. Cerrone
President and CEO, Hotel Equities
May Speaker Luncheon
Friday, May 8
11:15 am - 1:00 pm
McCormick & Schmick's
(In the Restaurant Part)
"Life is like baseball; we have to learn how to hit the curveballs," says Fred Cerrone, whose own corporate climb to the top could aptly be titled 'how to succeed in business by hitting curveballs.' While many of today's business graduates believe the way to the executive suite is by starting at least half way there and hitting home runs from the get-go, Fred has done it the old fashioned way. He started at the bottom.
From desk clerk at
Already a general manager by the age of 21 and twice recognized as "General Manager of the Year" by national hotel franchises, Fred has held key positions with many of the nation's top hotels. He became a Marriott franchise partner, co-founded Day Hospitality Group (DHG) with Peyton Day, and after a successful 10-year run, he purchased the management segment of DHG and re-named the company Hotel Equities.
Cerrone is currently Chairman of Marriott’s Fairfield Inn Franchise Advisory Board, and also serves on the Franchise Advisory Board for Marriott's Spring Hill Suites. He is a member of the Advisory Board for
A graduate of
Join us on Friday, May 8, at McCormick & Schmicks, for Fred Cerrone's formula to defining success, learning what is really significant in what you do, and finding the right side up in an upside down world. Reservations are required and seating is limited.
Dunwoody Business Network meets monthly to provide spiritual encouragement and ethical guidelines for men and women leaders in today's business marketplace.