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McNeill Hotel Company Announces Kim Knop as the New Director of Business Development

McNeill Hotel Company Announces Kim Knop as the New Director of Business Development

McNeill Hotel Company (MHC) has announced the appointment of Kim Knop as its Director of Business Development. In her new role, Knop will collaborate with investor and ownership groups as MHC expands its third-party property management portfolio. This strategic move aligns with MHC’s goal to add 25 to 50 hotels under management in the next 3 to 5 years.

Kim Knop, currently serving as the Vice President of Sales & Marketing at MHC, brings over 30 years of extensive experience in the hotel industry. Her background includes roles with MASTER Hospitality in Memphis, TN, where she worked alongside MHC Co-Founder Mark Ricketts. Knop has also excelled as an award-winning Area Director of Sales for Marriott International.

Having joined McNeill Hotel Company in 2015, Knop has played a pivotal role in the company’s rapid growth and successful property management platform. Her contributions have significantly impacted various aspects, including operating revenues, guest satisfaction, and award-winning performances within renowned brand families such as Hilton, Marriott, and Hyatt.

As Director of Business Development, Knop will work closely with MHC President Travis Murray and report directly to Brent McDowell, the Executive Vice President of Business Development for McNeill Investment Group. Her responsibilities will extend beyond sales and marketing to encompass training, e-commerce initiatives, and community engagement, reflecting MHC’s commitment to holistic hospitality excellence.

Brent McDowell, Executive Vice President of Business Development, stated, “We are prepared to aggressively expand our third-party property management portfolio, and we are extremely pleased that Kim has agreed to take on this enhanced corporate role as we expand in property management.”

Travis Murray, MHC President, expressed confidence in Knop’s dynamic leadership, creativity, and dedication. He emphasized that her transition to the role of Director of Business Development would contribute to the next phase of McNeill’s growth and success in the hotel management landscape.

Kim Knop expressed her enthusiasm for the opportunity, highlighting the strong team at MHC and their blend of experience, proven performance, and passion for the industry. As MHC continues to establish itself as a major player in hotel management, Knop’s strategic insights and leadership will play a crucial role in shaping the company’s future endeavours.

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By : Sunjet Date : January 11, 2024 Category : News Comments :

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