Sheri Swain


Building dynamic teams and producing lasting results have been the cornerstones of Sheri’s hospitality career for more than 27 years. Recognized as a multi-brand expert, she has held leadership positions in five different hotel brands. As Regional Director of Operations, she is responsible for the overall Residence Inn portfolio performance. She manages a hotel, while supporting, strengthening and growing hotel operations in multiple Residence Inn’s in the area.

Sheri graduated from Indiana University with a BA in Forensic Studies and Sociology and a Masters of Public Affairs degree in Labor Relations and Personnel Management.  Sheri worked as a Juvenile Probation Officer in Indianapolis before serving a ten-year stint in the US Army, mostly as a Personnel Officer. After leaving active duty, Sheri went to work with Donohoe Hospitality Services, holding a variety of operational positions, before becoming a General Manager.

Sheri served on the Intercontinental Hotels Group General Manager’s Advisory Board, Destination DC Executive Board and is the past Chairman of the Hotel Association of Washington, DC.