Launching and leading highly profitable hotels has been the cornerstone of Drew’s 25+ year career in the hospitality industry. As a start-up, turnaround, and growth specialist, Drew has launched several 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.
Prior to rejoining Donohoe in 1999, Drew directed turnaround initiatives for multiple under-performing properties with Marriott International and their respective Franchise Partners, which resulted in dramatically improved results. As Executive Vice President for Donohoe Hospitality’s portfolio, Drew has led the portfolio to consecutive record year performances, unprecedented revenue growth and profitability. He developed metrics-based performance management systems that have allowed the properties to reach their true potential in both rising and falling market conditions.