Promoted Chief Executive Officer
At HP Hotels, Inc. in Alpharetta - GA, USA
As CEO, Kerry will continue to lead the company's strategic vision to grow and further diversify its third-party property and asset management portfolio, as well as its array of advisory services. He will also be responsible for managing and helping develop the firm's executive leadership team; work closely with the HP Hotels' Advisory Committee; and serve as HP Hotels' liaison to brand partners and industry groups.
A native of New Orleans, Kerry has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including having served as Chairman of the Board of the IHG Owners Association. Kerry was one of the co-founders of HP Hotels and was instrumental in building an initial portfolio of six properties managed, which subsequently grew to include more than 40 hotels in 16 states. Kerry returned to HP Hotels as the company's Chief Development Officer in 2016 after leaving for five years to pursue other interests.