Jay R. Campbell
Appointed General Manager Manager - Area General Manager
At Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort - FL, USA
Campbell brings over 30 years of leadership experience in hotel management, finance and operations. He began in the food and beverage industry in 1979 and worked for Houlihan's Restaurants and LA Cafes holding several key management positions including vice president of operations. In 1987, he joined the hotel industry as director of food and beverage for the Hotel Park Tucson where he remained for two years before joining Renaissance Hotels and Resorts in Dallas, Texas. After six years, Campbell joined Remington Hotel Corporation in Indianapolis before taking the appointment of general manager for Meristar Hotels and Resorts. Interstate Hotels brought him to Missouri in 2000 where he received the General Manager of the Year award in 2002. He was appointed general manager of Millennium hotels in 2006 where he remained until 2010. Prior to joining Hiltons of Branson, he was interim general manager of the Radisson Branson.
His leadership skills and experience in motivating associates has won him many accolades and awards including Business Excellence Award, President's Hotel award and the president of the hotel association in St. Louis. He holds a BA Degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management from Michigan State University, School of Business. He enjoys tennis, skiing, golf and water sports.