Meet The Team: Kathy Willauer
Name: Kathy Willauer
Title: Front Desk Associate
Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
How long have you been with Hotel Julien Dubuque?
What path brought you to Hotel Julien Dubuque? Please share a little bit about your
professional background and what led you to this industry.
I had been not working and my nephew told me about an opening at Hotel Julien Dubuque. I thought I would be a good fit for the job so I applied!
What are you most passionate about professionally?
Making a concerted effort to learn and improve every day.
What are you passionate about personally? What is your favorite way to spend a free weekend?
I am passionate about gardening, cooking, taking care of my animals and my friends and family. My family is everything to me so I try to spend as much time as possible with them.
What are some of your favorite things to do in the Dubuque area?
My husband and I enjoy taking our dog Lila on walks to the Mines of Spain and the River Walk.
What do you love most about Hotel Julien Dubuque?
I love the history of the hotel, my co-workers, and the Christmas tree spectacular!
What is your personal motto?
Treat others as you would like to be treated.
Describe your typical work day.
I welcome guests, make reservations, check guests in and out, and wish them safe travels.
Please share a go-to fun-fact about yourself.
I had a 40-year-old talking Amazon Parrot named Joey.