Glenna Dent Joins IDM Hospitality Management as Controller

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MADISON, Wis. (August 4, 2014) – Hotel development and management firm IDM Hospitality Management, Madison, Wis., announced today that Glenna Dent has joined the firm as controller. She will assist the firm in serving its growing client base of independent boutique and condominium hotels around the Midwest.

Most recently Dent worked at CUNA Mutual Group in Madison, serving as a financial data control analyst-senior accountant. Prior to that she spent two years with Great Wolf Resorts at their corporate office in Madison serving as senior resort staff accountant, with responsibilities for directing the day-to-day operations of the resort accounting staff. During her time with Great Wolf Resorts she also traveled extensively for annual audits and on-property training at the company’s 10 U.S. resort properties. Dent also held senior staff accountant positions at Robert Half International, Inc. in Madison, a leader in specialized staffing services and, before that, at a number of firms in Denver and California. All told, she brings more than 20 years of tourism and business experience to the position. Dent holds an accounting certificate from National University in California.

At IDM Hospitality Management Dent will be responsible for all operations of the accounting department, including on-property audit and training for 14 hotels, as well as corporate financial planning for the firm.

About IDM Hospitality Management

IDM was founded in 1999 and specializes in hotel management, asset management, market analysis and feasibility studies, development consulting, and repositioning of hotels in receivership. Within hotel management, IDM’s most-requested services include operations, sales and marketing, website development, accounting, human resources, and guest service training. In the past 15 years, the firm has served more than 100 properties around the Midwest, from historic full-service hotels that anchor urban centers to small resort properties that have helped turn unique locations into tourism destinations. In every community in which IDM manages a hotel, theirs is the leading property.

Properties currently in the firm’s portfolio include HotelRED in Madison, Wis., the Jefferson Street Inn in Wausau, Wis.; Hotel Julien Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa; Hotel Marshfield in Marshfield, Wis.; The Plaza Hotel in Milwaukee; Edgewater Resort in Ephraim, Wis.; and the under-development Hotel Vandivort in Springfield, Mo. For complete case studies, log on to or call 608.819.3063.

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