2018 Stars of the Industry

We are happy to announce the following 2018 Stars of the Industry: 

SCHA Attraction of the Year

SCHA Preferred Associate
Phil Campbell - Leconte Center Pigeon Forge

SCHA Vendor of the Year
April Gillispie - The Thomas Group

SCHA Hospitality & Tourism Educator of the Year
Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce

Women In Tourism and Hospitality Leader of the Year
Elise Collier Massey - Collier Restaurant Group

TN under 30 Emerging Leader of the Year
Jordan Ogle - Rocky Top Sports World

Lodging Employee of the Year
Pigeon Forge: Carol Warford - Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pigeon Forge
Gatlinburg: Barbara Moore - The Greystone Lodge on the River
Sevierville: Beverly Bledsoe - Hampton Inn Sevierville

Lodging Manager of the Year
Pigeon Forge: Barbie Parillo - Inn on the River - Pigeon Forge
Gatlinburg: Bob Davis - Fairfield Inn & Suites Gatlinburg
Sevierville: Jennifer McFalls - Hampton Inn Sevierville

Lodging General Manager of the Year
Sevierville: Erek Burkhart - Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sevierville
Pigeon Forge: Billie Walker - Hampton Inn Pigeon Forge Teaster Lane

Restaurant Employee of the Year
Gatlinburg: Elisabeth Tovmasyan - Calhoun's Gatlinburg

Restaurant Manager of the Year
Sevierville: Tina New - Golden Corral Sevierville

Restaurant General Manager of the Year
Pigeon Forge: Annie Wagner - Flap Jack's Pigeon Forge
Gatlinburg: Patty Coffey-McFall - Calhoun's Banquet's Gatlinburg

Community Service Award
Kahla Williams - Home 2 Suites/Tru by Hilton

On-Going Special Event Award
Red Roof Inn & Suites - Pigeon Forge

Guest Relations Award
Dean Townsend - The Inn at Christmas Place

Friend of Sevier County Award
Dee Lundy - Lundy Thomas Advertising

Sande Weiss Star Hospitality Award
Kelly DeBord- City of Sevierville