Total $0.00


Edmonds, Wash. June 28, 2016 The Hotel Group (THG) is proud to welcome Eric McCarthy as Vice President of Hotel Accounting and Don Haggerty as Vice President of Renovations and Construction. Both new executives joined earlier this year and will be focused on furthering the mission of THG in a high performing year. The company sees accelerated growth in the coming months ahead.

McCarthy joins THG to oversee the company’s hotel accounting operation including day to day oversight of the accounting functions, internal controls, and strategic planning. With over twenty years of experience in both hotel and corporate roles directly dealing in accounting, centralized finance environments, hotel operations, project management, and operational analysis, he will work closely with the company’s operations, development, and renovation teams. McCarthy previously worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts. He holds a CHAE designation (Certified Hospitality Accounting Executive) from Hospitality Finance and Technical Professionals (HFTP) and is a Six Sigma Green Belt. In addition, he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from West Texas A&M University, as well as multiple Associates degrees in Business and International Business.

Haggerty is an experienced Director of Project Management and Engineering specializing in preventative maintenance, capital projects, green seal, quality and life safety management, capital and monthly budgeting for the hospitality, healthcare and construction industries. He brings vast knowledge in commercial, industrial, residential and public facilities compliances. Haggerty’s previous experience includes Crescent Management Company. He holds a Non-Restricted Construction Supervisor’s license and Real Estate Sales license as well as the following certifications: TQM, Safety Management, Welder and Builder and Pool Operator. Haggerty graduated with a A.A. Business Administration degree from Massasoit Community college.

"Part of our mission at The Hotel Group is to attract top talent and further shore up our best in class team," said Doug Dreher, president and CEO of The Hotel Group. "We believe both Eric and Don embody that philosophy and will be extremely effective on our executive leadership team. Their versatile and varied backgrounds in multiple areas of discipline will only help enhance the offerings we have for our clients. We’re making some great strides already in 2016 and these additions to our team demonstrate our strength and vitality to the marketplace and also set us apart from competitors."

About The Hotel Group

The Hotel Group is a nationally recognized Top 40 hotel company and currently manages and/or owns 36 properties in 11 states, representing 12 brands and employs more than 2,000 people. Since its inception in 1984, THG has managed and/or owned 125 properties in 25 states, directed the design and construction of more than 40 new hotels, and completed the acquisition of more than $175 million in private investment through the Hotel Group Opportunity Funds. For more information on THG and the services it offers, visit

Contact: Stacy Silver / 954.306.0747

Related News

The Hotel Group Opens The Sound Hotel Seattle Belltown, A Tapestry Collection by Hilton

The Hotel Group Rebrands Helena, Montana Hotel to Delta Hotels by Marriott Helena Colonial

The Hotel Group Selected to Asset Manage Radisson RED Downtown Portland Opening Fall 2018

The Hotel Group Opens 254-Room Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Bellevue Washington

The Hotel Group Reopens the Kansas City Airport Marriott Following a Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

The Hotel Group Selected to Manage The Sound Hotel Seattle Belltown - Tapestry Collection by Hilton

The Hotel Group Expands Portfolio with Addition of Home2 Suites by Hilton - Yakima Airport, Washington

The Hotel Group Completes Multi-Million Dollar Renovation of Hilton Suites Brentwood

The Hotel Group Opens 144-Room Hyatt House Anchorage, Alaska

The Hotel Group Opens Homewood Suites by Hilton Salt Lake City Draper, Utah

The Hotel Group Expands Portfolio with Addition of Two Montana Properties

The Hotel Group Opens the Hampton Inn by Hilton in Lewiston, Idaho

The Hotel Group Opens Rebranded DoubleTree by Hilton Billings Following Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

The Hotel Group Secures Management Role for New Seattle Hampton Inn & Suites

The Hotel Group Opens New Homewood Suites by Hilton in Issaquah, Washington

West77 Partners and The Hotel Group Begin Construction on Hilton Garden Inn in Downtown Bellevue, WA

Rowley Properties Opens Extended-Stay Homewood Suites by Hilton in Issaquah, a Suburb of Seattle, WA

The Hotel Group Acquires Kansas City Airport Marriott

Touchstone and The Hotel Group Open Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Downtown

The Hotel Group Plans Late July Opening for 123-key Homewood Suites by Hilton Seattle/Issaquah, WA

All News »

Please login or register to post a comment.