SECAUCUS, New Jersey – Please join Emerald Hospitality Associates in congratulating Joel Ruiz as he takes on the General Manager position at the Hilton Garden Inn in Secaucus, New Jersey. Joel began his tenure at the HGI Secaucus in February of this year as Director of Sales. He has done a fabulous job as DOS and now is ready for the General Manager position. Joel has been in the hotel industry since 2005, where he started with a focus on Operations and Rooms at multiple Hilton properties and until 2013 when he entered the sales arena. We’re sure he’ll continue his amazing hospitality career as General Manager.