Mark Hoefling has been appointed Vice President of Operations at Newport Hospitality Group
Mark, as a senior executive, brings strong relationships with financial partners and operational sales expertise from his career in the hospitality industry spanning two decades. He was previously COO for American Hospitality Management, Inc., where he played a pivotal role in driving revenue and developing distribution strategies. Previously, he spent 13 years at IHG Hotels & Resorts overseeing leading brands and assets held in North America (United States, Canada and Mexico). Under Mark’s leadership, the top performing hotels received “Torchbearer” and “Excellence in quality” designations. In addition, three members of the division were awarded “Sales Director of the Year” for their respective brands. Mark is recognized for his ability to drive team performance and profitability, by improving hotel partnerships, while always remaining committed to the guest experience.
Mark will initially focus on working with NHG management, real estate teams and hotel ownership to develop short and long term financial and operational plans that support overall business goals.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and is a certified hotel administrator. Mark currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and three children. In his free time, you can find him working on his handicap on the golf course.