Peachtree Hotel Group inducts new faces into the management team
PEACHTREE HOTEL GROUP and its subsidiaries have added five executives to their management teams. These new appointments aim to strengthen the company’s ability to support strategic growth objectives to evolve its investment platform and further diversify allocation strategies, the company said in a statement.
The Atlanta-based company, led by Jatin Desai and Mitul Patel as managing directors, named Matthew Ram as senior vice president of acquisitions and Susan McClure as vice president of leadership and executive development.
Will Woodworth has assumed the role of vice president of investments, Nicole Havens is vice president of revenue management and Kelly Mascari is vice president of operations for PHG subsidiary Peachtree Hospitality Management.
“I am extremely pleased to have such a seasoned group of executives join Peachtree,” said Greg Friedman, CEO of Peachtree. “Current market conditions are very attractive for commercial real estate investment. We expect significant growth and appreciation in all sectors in which Peachtree invests, pushing stocks above pre-pandemic levels. In addition, the values of real estate assets have historically moved in line with long-term inflation.
Previously, Ram was Vice President of Acquisitions for McKibbon Hospitality. He has also held executive positions at Liberty Group, JJ Haines & Co. and Wells Fargo. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of South Florida and is an active board member of the Real Estate Investment Council and the Society of Real Estate Professionals.
McClure served as vice president/senior consultant for North America for Right Management. She has held senior positions with The Highland Group, Conner Partners and Wells Real Estate Funds. She got her doctorate. in Organization and Management from Capella University and his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Georgia State University.
Woodworth was vice president of investments at AMS Hospitality/Stormont Hospitality Group. He held positions at Rockbridge and Wells Fargo. He holds an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Woodworth sits on the board of directors and is the current treasurer of the Atlanta Hospitality Alliance.
Havens’ experience spans the Hilton business, property-level leadership, multi-brand management support and asset development. Havens has led business strategy for owned and managed portfolios in the Hilton, Marriott, IHG and Hyatt landscape during his career.
She has worked with several REITs on owner relations, tailoring communication and strategic roadmaps to the objectives of third-party asset management teams. Havens earned her bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University.
Mascari has been in the hospitality industry for 25 years. She was Director of Sales for Pinstripes, managing sales for its events and catering services. Previously, Mascari was senior vice president of First Hospitality Group and Pillar Hotels & Resorts.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri at Columbia. She is also a leadership trainer and certified PI coach.
Last month, the hotel group reorganized its senior positions to support the company’s property investment platform and operating services.