At Meyer Jabara Hotels in Danbury - CT, USA
Learning and opportunity stand firmly as a cultural pillar in this company. Justin Jabara grew up in and around hotels. At the age of 16 he secured his first job waiting tables, delivering roomservice and working as a banquet prep cook at the Christiana Hilton in Delaware. He went on to graduate from Johnson and Wales in Providence, R.I., with a degree in Hotel Management. Over the years, Justin Jabara grew his career holding numerous operational positions across the portfolio and blazed a strong operational track record of success. He made the jump to vice president of development and acquisitions six years ago to start working on the other side of the business. With Meyer as his mentor, Justin Jabara led the growth of the portfolio at an impressive rate. Not only did the portfolio prosper, but many new partnerships were formed, and creative joint ventures established.
This applied learning spotlighted the leadership ability of this third-generation hotelier. The family business is staying in the family.