Cruz promoted to Hawkeye Hotels COO

Hawkeye Hotels, a vertically integrated hospitality company for premium brands, select-service and lifestyle hotels, has promoted Tony Cruz to the company’s newly created role of COO.

He has dedicated the last decade towards building the foundation at Hawkeye Hotels and exemplifies key characteristics of what the company stands for including excellence, engagement, honor and growth, according to the company.

He began his hospitality career as a housekeeper at the Wyndham Garden in Brookfield, WI, and with Hawkeye as a GM overseeing the Courtyard in Brown Deer, WI, before moving into a corporate position. He most recently served as VP, operations with the company.