Aimbridge Hospitality Hires Valerie McCormick as Vice President of Development and Retention
The executive will work directly with Aimbridge’s Senior Vice President of Development and drive retention efforts with Aimbridge’s new and existing portfolio ownership.
Aimbridge Hospitality, a leading multinational hospitality company, has announced they have hired Valerie McCormick to fill the role of Vice President of Development and Retention.
In this role, McCormick will work directly with Senior Vice President of Development, Justin Magazine, to lead retention efforts. She will identify and pursue partnership opportunities with hotel owners, both current owners in Aimbridge’s existing portfolio and new ownership groups for Aimbridge properties that are sold.
Greg O’Stean, Aimbridge Hospitality’s Chief Development Officer said, “Valerie’s business development experience will prove invaluable to our team. We know she will play an integral role in the success of our growth initiatives.”
McCormick brings with her a wealth of experience overseeing successful expansions, cultivating key industry relationships, and optimizing market knowledge to earn quantifiable results. She has more than a decade of industry experience, having most recently served as Regional Vice President of Choice Hotels International, where she was responsible for the enhancement and development of brands like Sleep Inn, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites and Mainstay Suites in the new England region. She has also previously served as a Co-Founder of Lotus Consulting Services, Director of Development for New England at Wyndham Worldwide and Director of Franchise Sales for the Mid-Atlantic Region at Realogy Franchise Group. She began her career at Wyndham Worldwide, where she served first as an International Licensing Coordinator in Contract Administration prior to becoming the Franchise Development Manager for the Northeast Region.