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Towne Park Overview

Annapolis, MD
10000+ employees
1988
Company - Private
Travel & Tourism
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Towne Park is America’s leading hospitality and healthcare services company with over 13,000 employees at more than 800 sites nationwide, including approximately 500 hotel and hospitality sites and 300 hospitals.

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  • Service is part of our culture. During our Service Excellence Days we celebrate our front line associates for the exemplary service they provide for our clients.

  • Our associates go above and beyond to make a difference.

    Beth Geiler is Making a Difference at a Hospital in Illinois - Towne Park

    At Towne Park, every day we get to do something extraordinary. Every day we have the opportunity to make a difference. It's one of the things that makes being part of our team so rewarding. To celebrate and honor some of the exceptional service, extraordinary...

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Towne Park – Why Work For Us?



Honored as a “Best Run Company” and a “Best Place to Work,” we offer a high-performance culture that leverages best practices throughout the organization and attracts some of the best and the brightest in the business world. From service on the drive to accounting, you will be working with great leaders and have enormous opportunities to demonstrate and hone your own leadership skills.

At the heart of Towne Park linking everything we do is a clear sense of purpose: to create great experiences – for our clients, their guests, the communities that we serve, and to each other. What that means to employees is that their work at Towne Park makes a difference in the lives of others. Purpose-driven action, “making a difference,” transforms work into a mission that is more rewarding than something done simply to make a profit. It builds emotional connections and makes work matter more to everyone. We take tremendous pride in our work and in our culture that supports it.

We offer one of the best training programs in business and incredible opportunities nationwide. We believe that the very best people are the foundation to business success. As a result, we don’t just recruit talent – we strive to help everyone develop and propel their career to new heights with opportunities for advancement and courses for all, from entry level to senior management. In the process, employees also have the chance to build relationships with exceptional talent from some of the world’s top hospitality and healthcare brands, and those relationships help employees to further learn, develop and shape their careers.

People play a major role in our success. To create a great customer experience takes the right people, investment and training. We seek and cultivate a unique kind of associate. One who is looking for challenge, growth and meaning. Our associates’ deep expertise, passion for what they do and genuine commitment make it possible for Towne Park to pursue growth opportunities and serve our clients in new ways.

Recognizing this, we celebrate our employees and all they do for us. We have a variety of programs to honor service excellence and key accomplishments and frequently hold special recognition events. Celebrating employees keeps morale high and builds a better team with a culture of innovation, agility, courage and integrity that is critical to overcoming challenges. 

 

Towne Park, every day we get to do something extraordinary. Every day we have the opportunity to make a difference. It’s one of the things that makes being part of our team so rewarding.

To celebrate and honor some of the exceptional service, extraordinary actions, and valuable community outreach of our employees, beginning this month and continuing for the rest of the year we will share stories of Difference Makers.

Today we introduce you to Beth Geiler, a shuttle driver and trained nurse who joined Towne Park in August 2015. Beth works the night shift at a hospital in Illinois, where she is known for not only being a good, dependable driver, but someone who really cares about and connects with people.

Recently, Beth went above and beyond at work, showing her exceptional character. While driving her shuttle route, she saw two individuals on the side of the road slumped over, seemingly lifeless in their car. She stopped her shuttle, immediately called security, and together with another passerby administered CPR. Security and medical personnel soon arrived. Knowing the individuals were in capable hands, Beth then continued on her route.

Beth made a difference on that day, and continues to every day on her shuttle. In the words of a hospital employee:

“I am writing to you because I need to acknowledge your shuttle bus driver Beth Geiler. She is always friendly, makes me feel safe and is a great driver. I really appreciate her and when I see her it makes my day…. I hope she gets recognized. Yesterday she saved two guys’ lives. She is always attentive when she is driving and that's what makes her good. The police officer gave her a hug and told her she saved their lives. I was getting on the shuttle right when this happened.”

Beth is a true Difference Maker and we are proud to have her Leading, Serving, and Growing at Towne Park.


At Towne Park, every day we get to do something extraordinary. Every day we have the opportunity to make a difference. It’s one of the things that makes being part of our team so rewarding.

To celebrate and honor some of the exceptional service, extraordinary actions, and valuable community outreach of our employees, this year we are sharing stories of Difference Makers.

Today we introduce you to Brian Bonus. Brian works as a valet attendant for Towne Park at a major hospital in Oregon where he assists and helps comfort patients and guests.

Recently, Brian made a deep impression on a patient who came to the hospital feeling sick, which inspired the patient to do something he had never done before. While the patient had previously received excellent clinical care at the hospital, Brian’s actions proved so meaningful to the patient that they triggered his first letter to hospital management in his over 45 years of visits to the facility.

Brian made a difference on that day, and continues to every day at the hospital. In the words of the patient:

“I was barely ambulatory, and very uncomfortable.  I decided to use valet parking.  That is not a service I take advantage of, but on this day I certainly felt vulnerable and the availability of this free service felt like a blessing.  I welcomed the chance to save a few steps.

I was greeted by Brian who, when he saw the difficulty I was having getting out of my car, offered (insisted?) that I use a wheelchair. ‘Well, great,’ I thought. ‘I can roll myself in.’ No. Brian so cheerfully and thoughtfully said he would push me to my appointment. Leaving others to run the parking, he happily and respectfully got me in the building, up the elevator and to my doctor. He explained along the way that my keys would be at security if my appointment ran late.

The appointment did indeed run late, and just after 5 p.m. Brian was bringing the keys in as I was rolling myself out to the parking. He stopped me (remembering my name), had me wait while he left the keys, and then rolled me back to my car. Once again, cheerfully chatting all the way….

Brian is a treasure, an everyday angel.  Free valet parking is obviously not a profit center for the hospital. But, combined with Brian, as a tool to accomplish your mission statement and make it manifest, it is a priceless combination.”

Brian is a true Difference Maker and we are proud to have him Leading, Serving, and Growing at Towne Park.

WE CELEBRATE OUR EMPLOYEES

At Towne Park, we celebrate our employees and all they do to make us successful. At many of our locations, special recognition events are held in honor of service anniversaries and key accomplishments. From Annapolis, Maryland, to Anaheim, California, Towne Park we also get together for employee birthdays and encourage associates to have fun while giving back to our local communities through volunteer events and civic organizations. For associates based in our corporate offices, casual Fridays are observed whenever possible and appropriate.  Celebrating employees helps us build a better team with a culture of innovation, agility, courage and integrity that is critical to overcoming challenges. Our team sees challenges as opportunities and that approach has created an energized and collaborative community of employees like no other.

THE PERKS OF WORKING FOR TOWNE PARK

All of our talented Towne Park team members enjoy vendor discounts from popular companies.  Towne Park offers a variety of discounts for our associates that include entertainment vendor discounts (movie tickets, concerts and live events), exercise and activity discounts, mobile phone, finance and banking, accommodations, auto and travel-related for lodging and hotels, and personal business needs discounts.

Benefit eligibility varies by position and can be discussed during onboarding.

Benefit Programs

Voluntary Programs:

  • Critical Illness
  • Legal
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Identity Theft
  • Accident
  • TeleHealth
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings with Employer Match
  • Parking and Transportation Accounts
 
 

Core Benefit Programs for you and your eligible dependents:

  • Choice of Medical/Prescription Drug
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Choice of Dental
  • Health Spending Accounts (with an employer contribution)
  • Company-paid and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Choice of Vision
 
 

Comprehensive Leave Benefits:

  • Six Designated Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Bereavement Leave
 
Additional Benefits for Hourly Associates:
Hourly Associates are eligible for premium pay for time worked on seven designated holidays and the potential to share in the shift’s tip pool, depending on position.
 

Towne Park is committed to focusing on the growth of our associates and the organization. We offer learning and development opportunities inside and outside the company and career mobility across the organization.

 
 
 

YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IS OUR PRIORITY

We don’t just recruit talent – we are committed to developing our team members. With opportunities for advancement, as well as comprehensive training programs beyond new employee orientation, we empower our employees who are seeking growth and to achieve their full potential as a member of the Towne Park family. Through the programs below, we are proud to have an average of 100 employees a month dedicated to training nationally.

TRAINING PROGRAMS DESIGNED FOR ADVANCEMENT

Gear Up

Gear Up is an online and on-demand development program targeted toward our entry-level associates who wish to grow into a supervisory position. Upon completion of the curriculum, the associate sits for a panel certification interview to validate knowledge and gain exposure to local leadership. This training program offers hospitality- and healthcare-based versions of this training to best equip our associates for success as they prepare to step into their first leadership role. And as of November 2015, Gear Up celebrated its 1000th graduate in its very first year!

Ascent Training

This 12-week hybrid learning program consists of three unique components, mixing online learning, classroom style instructor-led training, and ongoing “stretch assignments” for the associate to implement in between classes. Through Ascent, our associates gain invaluable knowledge and experience. Upon completion of the program, they are ready to attend a panel certification and start applying to management positions.

Account Manager Training Program (AMTP)

“AMTP” is designed for first time assistant and account managers. Whether internally promoted or externally hired, this curriculum covers everything an account manager would need to know in their first 60 days in the role. Topics include but are not limited to, Towne Park systems, client relations, revenue reconciliation, payroll and roster management, risk mitigation, and employment practices.

Emerging Leaders Program

While similar to AMTP, the Emerging Leaders Program is designed specifically for recent college graduates interested in pursuing a leadership position. During the nine to twelve month rotational program, participants are mentored by Towne Park’s top leadership and are educated and trained in all facets of the company. After successful completion of this program, they are placed into a leadership role within the organization.


Making Communities Better

 At Towne Park, our commitment to making a difference includes helping the communities in which we live and work. Towne Park works with a wide variety of partners to develop and support initiatives that help communities across the country. Initiatives range from education to career development programs.


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    very easy interview because of the manager at the time. Now they look more for how you can bring service. Its not about how fast you can bring up cars but how you can make guests feel welcomed.

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