Industry Update
Appointment11 January 2019

Adam Marquis

Promoted President
At Pacifica Hotels in Santa Barbara - CA, USA

Adam Marquis

Pacifica Hotels, the largest owner and operator of independent hotels on the Pacific Coast, announced today the promotion of Adam Marquis to company President following a strong close to 2018.

As President, Marquis will continue to be responsible for investment, operations, and development projects at Pacifica Hotels. Marquis has played an integral role in transforming the Pacifica collection of hotels into one of the most original lifestyle and experiential portfolios on the West Coast and looks forward to a bright future.

Marquis' previous positions at Pacifica Hotels included Vice President and Executive Vice President. For nearly a decade, Marquis has led asset management, feasibility, brand relations, acquisitions, dispositions, and strategic repositioning efforts.

Pacifica Hotels saw substantial growth in 2018 with total revenue reaching $220 million, and a total of 41 hotels owned, managed, or under development. Numerous strategic acquisitions, renovations, and flag changes continue to strengthen the portfolio, including strategic national growth of two new design forward, experiential boutique brands, The Kinney and The Wayfarer, each introducing a second location by end of 2019. Pacifica Hotels has proven to be a key player in West Coast hospitality with a growing and evolving collection and continued reinvestment in the hospitality market.

Formerly, Marquis held a senior consultant position at PKF Consulting. Prior to his tenure at PKF Consulting, Marquis served as the rooms division manager for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts after successfully completing the company's Corporate Management Program at the Grand Hyatt. There, he received key departmental training in finance, sales and marketing, yield management, and food and beverage. Marquis began his career training as a hospitality host with Walt Disney World Resorts. He holds a degree in Hotel Management from Utah Valley University.

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Pacifica Hotels was formed in 1993 to consolidate the hospitality operations of Invest West Financial Corporation, which has been involved in the acquisition, development, refurbishing and operating of quality hotel properties and other commercial real estate properties for almost 30 years.
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