Keesee appointed Swag GM
Johnny Keesee has been hired as general manager of The Swag, announced Deener Matthews, owner and innkeeper. Keesee, a west Waynesville resident, joins the mountain top inn as it gears up for its 32nd season.
For the past 10 years, Keesee served as the executive director of the Lake Logan Episcopal Conference Center near Canton. Prior to moving to Western North Carolina, Keesee and his wife, Fran, were longtime farmers in Clarksdale, Mississippi, before selling their property and purchasing a home in the Plott Creek area.
“I am excited that Johnny’s retirement from Lake Logan took place just at the moment when The Swag was looking to hire a general manager,” said Matthews. “Johnny has the expertise and experience we were looking for combined with a unique passion for our piece of the ...