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60 Year Legend

Crystal Gateway Marriott

We are thrilled to recognize Mr. Cecil Exum who just celebrated his 60 year anniversary with Marriott. At the age of 19, Cecil started at the Hot Shoppe in Alexandria. In 1957, he transferred to our company’s first hotel, the Twin Bridges Marriott, where he worked his way up from dishwasher to kitchen supervisor. Today, Cecil is at the Crystal Gateway Marriott starting his day at 3:45 a.m to prepare his famous omelets for guests. Thank you Cecil for 60 years of serving guests with incredible passion!