M&R Hotel Management, operator of 25 hotels in New York, Texas, Illinois, Missouri and Indiana, announced the appointment of Bryan Davern, a 24-year hospitality industry veteran, as regional director, revenue management, for its Midwest portfolio, including locations in Southwestern Illinois.
Davern, who has served in revenue management positions for hotels franchised by Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International and Radisson, among others, directs day-to-day revenue management strategy for M&R’s nine managed hotels in Indiana, Missouri and Illinois.
Before joining M&R, Davern was regional director of revenue for Packard Hospitality Management LLC. He served RDA Management as director of revenue and front office for the Sheraton Denver Tech Center in Greenwood Village, Colo., and regional revenue manager for the Sheraton Denver West and the former Burnsley All Suite Hotel, both in Lakewood, Colo.
In addition, he served as assistant general manager of the Radisson Hotel Denver-Aurora in Aurora, Colo.. Early in his career, he was a front office manager and front office supervisor for a number of Colorado hotels.
Davern trained and is certified in revenue management by numerous hotel brands and graduated from Interstate Hotels & Resorts’ Director of Revenue Management University.
“Bryan Davern’s revenue management expertise will help optimize the profitability of our Midwest portfolio and reward the hotel owner with the best return on investment possible,” said Brian McSherry, M&R chief operating officer.
M&R Hotel Management’s Midwest portfolio includes the 60-room Fairfield Inn Indianapolis South, Indianapolis; the 99-room Hampton Inn Anderson, Anderson, Indiana; the 83-room Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis South; the 96-room Hilton Garden Inn Joplin, 62-room Fairfield Inn Joplin and 89-room Hampton Inn Joplin, all in Joplin, Mo.; the 62-room Fairfield Inn St. Louis Collinsville; 101-room Hampton Inn Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon; and the 89-room Hampton Inn Marion, Marion, Illinois.
Based in Great Neck, N.Y., M&R also operates seven hotels in Manhattan; seven in Queens; one in Nassau County, N.Y.; and one in the Dallas suburb of Addison, Texas.
M&R manages hotels under the brands of Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide, InterContinental Hotels Group, Choice Hotels International, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Best Western Hotels & Resorts. Hyatt Hotels Corp. has also certified M&R to manage selected brands.
With more than a decade and a half of success to its credit, M&R also provides consulting services in hotel site and contractor selection, feasibility analysis, permitting, financing, franchising, human resources support, sales and marketing, revenue management, food and beverage management, brand management, account and risk management audits, e-commerce, design, accounting and engineering.
M&R’s business plan calls for the expansion of its portfolio nationwide through third-party management contracts.