Detroit-based Courtyard by Marriott Detroit Downtown has named Connie Gibson as its new general manager.
Gibson, of Walled Lake, began her hospitality career more than 25 years ago at the Minneapolis City Center Marriott as restaurant manager and later became specialty restaurant manager and then the director of restaurants.
Gibson also worked at the St. Louis Pavilion Marriott, Livonia Marriott, Detroit Renaissance Center, and Detroit Courtyard. She also was manager of Seldom Bue in Detroit. Most recently, Gibson was director of hotel operations at the Marina Del Rey Marriott in California.
Gibson earned a degree in communications from the University of Minnesota.