Meet Our Hotel Leadership Team

The hotel leadership plays a pivotal role in ensuring a seamless and exceptional guest experience. Our effective leaders from within the hospitality industry must possess a unique blend of interpersonal skills, strategic vision, and operational acumen.

From the reception desk to housekeeping, our leaders sets the tone for service excellence, fosters a positive work culture, and navigates the ever-evolving landscape of guest preferences.

Strong hotel leadership is not only about managing day-to-day operations but also about inspiring our associates to exceed expectations, and create a memorable stay for every guest.

Peter Rank

General Manager

Peter Rank

With a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry, Peter brings a passion for service excellence and a commitment to creating unforgettable experiences for our guests. As the driving force behind the seamless operation of the CopperLeaf Hotel, he leads a team of skilled professionals to ensure that every aspect of our guests’ stay exceeds expectations.

My favorite part of working at the CopperLeaf Hotel:

“I enjoy the vibrance of downtown Appleton and sharing my knowledge with our associates!”

Eugen Stefanski

Assistant General Manager

Eugen Stefanski

Eugen is committed to delivering an unparalleled guest experience, characterized by attention to detail, personalized service, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. He fosters a culture of excellence among our staff, ensuring that every team member is dedicated to making each guest’s stay truly exceptional.

My favorite part of working at the CopperLeaf Hotel:

“At our beautiful property and with our first-class hotel team, I enjoy providing excellent service and accommodations to our guests that go beyond their expectations.”

Teresa Meyer

Executive Housekeeper

Teresa Meyer

For some, traveling and being away from home is fun; however, many travelers miss being home.  Our Housekeeping Department  makes our guests feel at home.  We offer our guests the highest levels of Housekeeping cleanliness and ensure all guestrooms and public area standards are met.

My favorite part of working at the CopperLeaf Hotel:

“I enjoy working at such a beautiful hotel. We have a wonderful housekeeping staff that takes pride in offering first-class service to our guests.”

Joe Williamson

Director of Sales

Joe Williamson

Joe works very closely with the CopperLeaf team in developing and maintaining relationships with our valued customers. Whether planning an important corporate event, arranging for a block of guest rooms and suites, or making special arrangements for an important visitor, Joe will make sure a memorable experience is in store. Once a guest walks through our doors, we do all we can to assure they remain a guest forever!

My favorite part of working at the CopperLeaf Hotel:

“I take great pleasure in touring the beautiful Copperleaf Hotel to perspective guests. They are impressed as I point out the subtle, luxurious extras, usually found at only the finest hotels in larger cities.”

Karter Thompson

Group Coordinator

Karter Thompson

Karter has been at the CopperLeaf Hotel since 2017. She has an extensive background in hospitality and guest service. Karter received the Spirit of Hospitality award from the Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association in 2018. When you meet her, you will immediately enjoy her fun personality and appreciate her desire to help our guests. If you need a group of rooms for an upcoming wedding, meeting, conference or special event, she will assist you with the details.

My favorite part of working at the CopperLeaf Hotel:

“I love working downtown Appleton! We’re right in the middle of everything – music, special events, the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, etc. I like getting to know my guests and have made lasting relationships with them. I also enjoy giving advice on what to do, where to eat, and if I don’t have the answer I will do the research to figure it out!“

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