Industry Update
Appointment15 September 2020

Dana English

Appointed Chief Financial Officer
At Donohoe Hospitality in Washington - DC, USA

Dana English

Thomas Penny, III, President of Donohoe Hospitality Services, a division of Donohoe, today announced the appointment of Dana English as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ms. English joins Donohoe Hospitality from Real Hospitality Group (RHG) where she was CFO and led a team of 25 accounting professionals and was responsible for 110 branded and independent hotels.

Ms. English brings more than 23 years of experience. In addition to her tenure at RHG, Ms. English was Senior Manager at the nationally ranked CPA firm, Cohen Reznick where she helped build the hospitality advisory practice. Ms. English also served as Corporate Controller at Modus Hotels and held multiple senior leadership positions with Marshall Hotels and Resorts. She began her career at the front desk at a family owned hotel.

Ms. English is a Certified Public Account. She graduated with honors from Salisbury University's Perdue School of Business with a B.S. in Accounting. She has served as an adjunct professor at her alma mater and is one of the most sought-after hospitality accounting minds to speak at hospitality accounting and hotel ownership conferences. She is a past President and Chair of the Board of the D.C. Chapter of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP).

eCornell | Online Learning by Cornell University

Dana English (Class of 2017) is a graduate of eCornell | Online Learning by Cornell University in Ithaca, New York - United States
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Donohoe Hospitality

Donohoe Hospitality is a leading hotel management company dedicated to excellence in service while providing outstanding performance for its owners and partners. Founded in 2005, Donohoe Hospitality is a division of Donohoe, an iconic real estate service company established in 1884.
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