HHG is a leader in hospitality management in the USA. HHG is one of a small group of management companies approved as franchisee by Marriott, where the operator is independent of the ownership of the hotel. The Company is also approved by Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, Intercontinental, Radisson and most other hotel franchise companies.
HHG was incorporated in 1989, with the name changed to Harrell Hospitality Group in 2006.
HHG’s executives collectively have experience in the management of more than 100 hotels, in senior on site, regional or corporate positions. The information below details the company’s experience in: executive meetings and conferences, Caribbean resorts, asset management, and construction and renovation, as evidence of the Company’s executive’s breadth of experience in hotel and resort operations, development, asset management and consulting.
Paul was born and raised in the UK, where he became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants before he came across the pond to the United States. His focus during the years prior to HHG was in finance and accounting, working in positions from hotel controller to corporate VP Finance, with experience from Caribbean resorts to mainland large full service hotels.
Paul is the Company’s CEO and also heads the company’s development and acquisition activities. He is married, has twin boys in their twenties, a younger son in college, is active in his church and is passionate about helping others less fortunate.
Mike has spent most of his career in the management of top tier hotels across the United States from Hawaii to Philadelphia. Mike heads the Project Management portion of the team working alongside ownership, builders, and brands to ensure a positive outcome. Recently recognized by Marriott for Renovation of the year for the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott. Mike also opened a Courtyard hotel in May of 2017 and a Hyatt Place in October of 2018. Both ground up new builds.
Mike enjoys fishing, golf, and when time permits running Triathlons.
Jeff graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989 with a BS in Accounting. During his 25 year career in the hotel business he has gained experience in management and accounting in both centralized and de-centralized environments. He began his career as an intern with Vista International and honed his skills in building efficiencies and advancing individuals under his supervision, holding positions from unit controller, to area controller to regional controller over 10 properties with a total of $65m in annual revenues.
Jeff loves to watch his daughter play softball (a collegiate star!) and support his Pittsburgh Steelers
Betty has been in the hotel industry for 33 years, starting as a Front Desk Agent working her way up to Director of Finance in a de-centralized environment at the property level, and from Senior Accountant to Director of Hotel Accounting with large hospitality companies at the corporate level. She has accounting experience with all brands.
Originally from Shreveport, LA. She is married with three grown children, seven grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Harley motorcycle, 4 wheeling in Mena, AR at the Wolf Pen Gap trail system with her husband and kids.
Betty works with her community as a volunteer at animal shelters, Salivation Army, Habitat for Humanity, and the Boys and Girls Club.
Erin graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Business. An award winning hotel executive, Erin grew up in hospitality, working in the industry since the age of 15.
Erin leads the company’s operations team. Prior to joining HHG, Erin gained extensive expertise in hotel management operating Marriott, Hilton, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott and Radisson hotels with an emphasis on continued improvement in guest satisfaction, F&B excellence, associate engagement and premium financial performance.
Erin is an avid sports fan, loves travelling and spending time with his wife and three daughters.