General Manager, Little America of Flagstaff
Fred Reese is General Manager for Little America Flagstaff. Little America recently celebrated their 40th year in Flagstaff and is part of the collection of hotels and resorts owned by The Holding Family. The collection also features the Grand America and Little America in Salt Lake City, Sun Valley Resort in Sun Valley, Idaho, Snowbasin Ski Resort, just outside Salt Lake City (site of the 2002 Olympic Downhill and Super G Races), The Westgate Hotel in San Diego and The Little America Hotel properties in Wyoming.
Fred is a native of Northern California and came to Flagstaff to attend Northern Arizona University where he earned his degree in Business/Hospitality Management in 1991. For the past 21 years Fred has worked in various sales and operations management positions for Hilton Hotels , Destination Hotels and Resorts, The Canyons Ski Resort (American Skiing Company), and Marriott Hotels.
Fred is actively involved in the Flagstaff Community and currently serves on the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce Board, The NAU-HRM National Advisory Board and is the Past President and current Board Member for the Flagstaff Lodging and Restaurant Association. Fred also serves on the AZLTA (Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association) Board.
Fred is married to Elisa and they are the proud parents of three daughters - Sarah, Sophie, Sydney and their son Sean. Fred enjoys spending time with his family, working on home improvement projects and watching all types sports (a loyal supporter of Lumberjack athletics and a diehard Oakland Raiders fan). He has also coached the past two years in the West Flagstaff Little League and coached a year of Flagstaff AYSO.