Industry Update
Appointment22 October 2020

Max Childs

Appointed General Manager
At Cambria Hotel Sonoma Wine Country - CA, USA

Max Childs

With more than 30 years of deep-rooted hospitality experience, Childs is a self-starter who is adept at leading hospitality operations, including training and developmental responsibilities, budget planning and utilizing the latest systems to capture revenue and control costs, all while increasing guest satisfaction. Prior to opening Cambria Hotel Sonoma, Childs held General Manager roles at Hotel La Rose in Santa Rosa, CA, and Hampton Inn Petaluma, where he opened an 1892 Silk Mill into a full-service, 75-room Hampton Inn. His longest-running role was at Courtyard by Marriott Santa Rosa where he was promoted from Director of Sales to General Manager. There, he led his team through an ownership change and a multimillion-dollar full property renovation.

Beyond driving strategic growth for Cambria Hotel Sonoma, Childs describes himself as a fun-loving family man. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Childs graduated from San Francisco State University with a bachelor's degree in Hotel Management. He now resides in Santa Rosa, CA with his wife and twin daughters.

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