Appointed VP Operations
At Hotel Equities Group, LLC in Atlanta - GA, USA
Hotel Equities (HE) recently added two vice presidential positions to its corporate infrastructure and brought industry veterans Rob Cote and Chuck Powell on board.
Mr. Cote comes to the firm from Alliance Hospitality where he served as Vice President of Operations. He previously held the same role with Interstate Hotels and Resorts. Mr. Powell came from Interstate Hotels & Resorts where he served as Vice President of Operations. His prior position was with Noble Investment Group where he focused primarily on full service hotels and resort properties.
As Vice President of Operations for Alliance Hospitality and Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Mr. Cote operated the company’s top producing hotels with his leadership in sales, guest satisfaction, profits and owner relations. His hotels included Hilton, Marriott, Choice, IHG and Starwood brands. His deep experience in operations includes 15 years with Marriott International in both full service and select service hotels. He also served on Marriott’s Business Council in 1995/1996, a group that helped lay the groundwork for today’s sales & marketing cluster groups.