Maverick Hotels and Restaurants, an industry leading hotel operator, developer and consultant, announced today that accomplished industry executive Wendy Stevens has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer. Robert Habeeb, Founder and CEO of Maverick, made the announcement.
As Chief Operating Officer, Wendy is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Maverick's growing hotel portfolio. In this capacity, she oversees the support staff and is the direct report for all aspects of each property, making her responsible for the financial and quality performance of all Maverick properties. The portfolio consists of properties that represent major brands like Marriott, Hilton and IHG, as well as independent upscale resorts.
A seasoned industry veteran, Wendy joined Maverick with extensive brand, sales and operational experience, which includes 18 years with First Hospitality Group in various leadership roles, most recently as Chief Commercial Officer. Wendy has extensive regional and national experience with FHG and has previously held corporate positions with Lane Hospitality and Hyatt Hotels.