Named Vice President of Sales and Revenue Generation
At Hotel Equities Group, LLC in Atlanta - GA, USA
Beginning his hospitality career at the age of 15, Mr. Salapka worked in laundry at the Residence Inn in Alpharetta, Georgia while he was still in high school. Before his senior year in college, Mr. Salapka joined Hotel Equities in 1999 as a summer intern at the Fairfield Inn Atlanta/Perimeter Center. After graduation, he moved quickly to the position of Bench Manager, covering various positions at several of the company’s hotels. He served as Operations Manager at the Fairfield Inn Atlanta/Midtown before his promotion in 2000 to General Manager at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Macon, Georgia where he served until 2004.
At that time, the company promoted Mr. Salapka to manage the TownePlace Suites Kennesaw where he also served as the TownePlace Suites Brand Manager for Hotel Equities. Marriott later named him General Manager of the Year for the brand. In 2006, Mr. Salapka added the challenge and responsibilities of part-time Revenue Manager for the company before moving into the position on a full-time basis in 2008.