Industry Update
Appointment13 January 2022

Jenn Thompson

Appointed Vice President of Operations
At Hotel Equities Group, LLC in Alpharetta - GA, USA

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Jenn Thompson

Today, hotel owner, operator, and development firm Hotel Equities ("HE"), announced the addition of Jenn Thompson, CHA, NSA, CHIA as Vice President of Operations. In her new role, Jenn reports directly to Peter Tziahanas, Sr. VP of Operations and provides support and oversight of key assets to include HE's owned properties within the firm's growing U.S. portfolio of hotels.

Jenn is a decorated industry professional, beginning her career at age 19 as the youngest GM in the Western Americas for Marriott International, then advancing to open hotels in six states and work with every major hotel brand in both focused and full-service capacities. As a few highlights, Jenn opened the first Hyatt in the state of Oregon, then took the reins as General Manager of the prestigious Bidwell Hotel by Marriott in City Center Portland Oregon before holding roles as Area General Manager for Atrium Hotels, and opening the Historic Conversion Hotel of the Year, Washington, D.C. Magazine, 2018, under Preferred Hotels & Resorts. Most recently she held a corporate position within Interstate Hotels & Resorts, supporting transitions and major renovation projects in their portfolio. Jenn has earned a total of 9 career awards to date, including Hotel of the Year, Hyatt International, and GM of the Year for Interstate Hotels & Resorts.

Jenn holds A.A. and B.S. undergraduate degrees in Business Administration, Higher Education Executive Leadership from Ducere Global Business School, and will graduate from the University of London in June of 2022 with an MBA in International Business. In addition to her educational endeavors, Jenn holds professional certifications in Hotel Administration (CHA) and Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) from AHLEI, as well a professional certification in Management Accounting from Cornell University.

With experience and insight that come from her 20+ years of career experience in diverse roles, Jenn is well-equipped with the knowledge and skills to help HE expand and diversify its footprint.

Hotel Equities Group, LLC

Hotel Equities is a full-service hotel development and management company. We collaborate with brand representatives, institutional investors, high net-worth individuals and joint venture partners to build and grow world-class hotels.
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