We are very proud to announce that our very own Richard Verruni has been named New Mexico Lodging Association’s (NMLA) 2012 Inn Keeper of the Year. As Managing Director, Rich has been an instrumental part of the Bishop’s Lodge team for more than five years.
His dedication to being a dynamic and highly motivated leader has inspired his staff to provide the guests with the best Southwestern experience. He is responsible for directing all of the organizational functions including financials, operations, human resources, and managing the revenue and growth of the resort.
Before joining the Bishop’s Lodge team in 2008, his journey through the hospitality industry began more than twenty years ago working at several prestigious resorts. With every resort he has worked for, all have flourished under his management.
Rich has placed emphasis on implementing innovative training programs for staff members, and he and his team generates guest satisfaction levels of at least 90 percent or higher in feedback. He deeply cares about his profession and the guests. As a result, he creates an amazing getaway experience for all who visit the resort.
In addition to his outstanding work ethic, Verruni has a deep commitment to both his state and his profession. He serves as a member on the board of directors for the Santa Fe Lodgers Association, the New Mexico Children’s Foundation and the New Mexico Hotel Association.
We are thankful to the NMLA for honoring Rich and Bishop’s Lodge with this prestigious award and we look forward to serving our guests with the high standars we hold for ourselves for many more years!