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Hotel executive

Lewis Barron Shields, American hotel executive. Member South Carolina Society Association Executives, Cape Fear Innkeepers Association (vice president), Folly Association Business (president).

Background

Shields, Lewis Barron was born on February 23, 1943 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Knox and Louise (Beam) Shields.

Education

Associate of Arts, Wingate College, 1964. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University South Carolina, 1966. Student innkeeper management, Holiday Inn University, 1978.

Certified hotel administrator, Cornell University, 1985.

Career

Teacher Laurens (South Carolina) School District, 1966-1970. Owner Kennel, Clinton, South Carolina, 1970-1974. General manager Holiday Inn, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina and Clinton, South Carolina, 1974-1983, Ramada Inn, Annison, Alabama, 1983-1984, Williamsburg, Virginia and Fayettesville, North Carolina, 1984-1985, Econo Lodges, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1985, Doug Allen Enterprises, Folly Beach, South Carolina, since 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Problems with the Front Desk, 1974.

Religion

The committed individual Christian can and should approach God directly, and individual gifts of ministry received from God should be shared with others.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.

Membership

Member South Carolina Society Association Executives, Cape Fear Innkeepers Association (vice president), Folly Association Business (president). Clubs: Exchange.

Connections

Married Kathy Still, March 7, 1965 (divorced September, 1977). 1 child, Melony; married Joyce Gorlesky, December 6, 1987.

father:
Robert Knox Shields

mother:
Louise (Beam) Shields

spouse:
Kathy Still

spouse:
Joyce Gorlesky

child:
Melony Shields