SECAUCUS, New Jersey – Emerald Hospitality Associates, Inc., is pleased to announce Corey Cruppi as the newly appointed General Manager at the Hilton Garden Inn Secaucus/Meadowlands! He joined Emerald Hospitality Associates on Monday, October 29th in his new role. Corey began his career working at the Fairfield Inn at the Rochester Airport. He has experience working in sales, event planning, and operations management at hotel brands like Marriott and IHG. He has also worked at an independent hotel, the RIT Inn, located in Henrietta, New York. Before moving to New Jersey, he was the General Manager at the Holiday Inn Express in Rochester, New York and most recently he was the Hotel Manager at the Four Points Mid-Town in Times Square. Corey studied Tourism Management at SUNY Brockport. In his final semester, he worked at Madison Square Garden managing events for the New York Knicks, and Rangers. Since graduating, he has occasionally spoken as a guest speaker at SUNY Brockport in their Marketing and Tourism classes. When he is not at work, he loves the outdoors. He bikes, kayaks, and hikes. He also enjoys trying new restaurants in the New York and New Jersey areas. Corey is very excited in joining our company and to act as a General Manager at his first Hilton branded hotel.