Anaheim Marriott™ GM Retirement

Anaheim Marriott™ – Bill Gunderson Retirement Film – Pixel Film Studios

This film by Pixel Film Studios was shot and edited in 2 days for a tight deadline! Designed to commemorate the former GM of the Anaheim Marriott, Bill Gunderson. This film was shown at the farewell party for all employees and family to see.

Bill Gunderson was an Area General Manager at Marriott International. He handled oversight of the Newport Beach marketplace which annualized sales of $60 million. He also represented all aspects of the business, including development and execution of business strategies. Developed and executed the extensive repositioning strategy for the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa. Working, in collaboration with the owner, on an extensive strategy for the next 25 years. Total cost of $70 million. Effectively coordinated the downsizing of staff and assisted associates with temporary placement during the major phases of construction. Savings of $800K. Achieved budgeted sales and profit during two years of construction and exceeded House Profit by $500K in final year of construction.