Industry Update
Appointment14 February 2020

Pam Kirby

Named VP of Hotel Transitions and Finance
At HEI Hotels & Resorts in Norwalk - CT, USA

Pam Kirby

Kirby joined HEI in 2015 as vice president of ownership services and analytics. Prior to joining HEI, Kirby held key executive positions with Interstate Hotels and Crestline Hotels + Resorts, where she last served as vice president, hotel finance. In her new role as vice president of hotel transitions and finance, she will play a key operations role in leading newly managed HEI hotels after opening and during the transition process. Kirby's 20 years of hospitality experience runs the gamut from portfolio management, acquisitions and divestments to centralized accounting. She attended the University of Oregon and holds a B.S. degree in Accounting.

HEI Hotels & Resorts

HEI Hotels & Resorts, headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., is a leading hospitality investment and management company that owns and/or operates 82 premium select-service, full-service, upper upscale and luxury independent or branded hotels and resorts throughout the United States with annual combined revenues in excess of 2.
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