Bethesda, MD – October 24, 2017 – B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group, a leading owner and operator of full-service, select-service and extended-stay hotels, today announced the hiring of Douglas Wilkins as the Senior Vice President of Operations. Wilkins will be responsible for executing the company’s operational objectives while driving strong and balanced results, and will report directly to President, Mark Carrier.
“We are honored to bring Douglas in and have him be a part of the B. F. Saul family,” said Mark Carrier, President, B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group. “I have full confidence in his abilities and extensive hospitality knowledge, as well as his commitment to deepening the One Team! culture and values of the company.”
Wilkins most recently served as Area Managing Director for Starwood Hotels and Resorts. His area included six brands, 7,000 rooms, more than 4,000 associates and generated over $650 million in revenue. He has 30 plus years of experience in operations, brand building, sales and marketing, finance, human resources, strategic planning, owner relations, new builds/transitions, food and beverage and entertainment programming.
Wilkins attended Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA. He is a past Vice Chairman for the AH&LA affiliate in Pennsylvania and has served on the Executive Committee for the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau and on the Board of Directors for the Starwood Associate Relief Fund.