EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Launching and leading highly profitable hotels has been the cornerstone of Drew McCafferty’s 25+ year career in the lodging industry. As a start-up, turnaround, and growth specialist, Drew has launched several new properties, rescued underperforming hotels, and delivered lasting revenue growth across multiple properties in challenging markets. With a broad background in all aspects of property management, he offers a strong track record in the service-to-profit model. His ability to enlist employees to drive guest satisfaction coupled with an ability to drive top-line and bottom-line enhancements are well documented.
From his early career and advancement through Marriott’s Individual Development Management Program through his current responsibilities overseeing a portfolio of full-service, select service and extended-stay properties, Drew has been responsible for motivation efficient teams that have outperformed expectations across corporate owned, franchised, and independently managed properties.
Prior to rejoining Donohoe in 1999, Drew directed turnaround initiatives for multiple underperforming properties with Marriott International and their respective Franchise Partners, which resulted in dramatically improved results.
Now Executive Vice President for Donohoe Hospitality Services’ portfolio, Drew has led the DHS portfolio to consecutive record year performances, unprecedented revenue growth and profitability. He developed several metrics-based performance management systems that have allowed the properties to reach their true potential in both rising and falling market conditions.