MILWAUKEE—Marcus Hotels & Resorts announced that Ted Lorenzi has been named vice president of engineering and sustainability. Lorenzi joins the company with over 30 years of hospitality experience in operational planning and corporate facility management roles.
In his new role, Lorenzi will be responsible for the development, advancement, and implementation of engineering, environmental and energy management strategies, and sustainability programs throughout the Marcus Hotels & Resorts portfolio. Prior to joining Marcus Hotels & Resorts he served as senior director, engineering design and operations for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group in Minneapolis, Minn. His responsibilities included overseeing new technical design standards, strategic planning, and the launch of the Radisson Blu brand in North America.
Lorenzi held various engineering positions with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, prior to serving as chief engineer for the 2,019-room Hyatt Regency Chicago and senior director of engineering for the 800-room Hyatt Regency McCormick, Chicago. From 2005 to 2011, he served as corporate director of engineering for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, managing the opening of 28 hotels in North America and the Caribbean and managing engineering strategies and standards for 110 hotels.
“Ted’s vast knowledge of engineering and facilities operations, sustainability practices, project leadership, staff development and resources management will be valuable as we continue to grow our hotel portfolio,” said Thomas F. Kissinger, interim president, Marcus Hotels & Resorts and senior executive vice president of The Marcus Corporation.