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beyer christopherM&R Hotel Management, operator of 25 hotels in New York, Texas, Illinois, Missouri and Indiana, announced the appointment of Christopher Beyer, a 29-year hospitality industry veteran, as regional general manager for its Midwest portfolio.

Beyer is responsible for achieving profitability through revenue generation, cost control and guest satisfaction for M&R’s nine managed hotels in Indiana, Missouri and Illinois. In addition, he will continue to serve as general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn Joplin in Missouri, a position he has held since 2011.

Prior to joining the Hilton Garden Inn, he served as general manager for the Fairfield Inn and the former Baymont by Wyndham, both in Joplin. Earlier in his career, he was night auditor, guest services representative and general manager in training at the Super 8 by Wyndham, also in Joplin.

Beyer studied accounting at Missouri Southern State College in Joplin.

“Christopher Beyer brings to bear nearly three decades of experience to the oversight of our Midwest portfolio,” said Brian McSherry, M&R chief operating officer. “He is both an effective manager and a mentor to our team in that region.”

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 Indianapolis South; the 96-room Hilton Garden Inn Joplin, 62-room Fairfield Inn Joplin and 89-room Hampton Inn Joplin, all in Joplin; the 62-room Fairfield Inn St. Louis Collinsville; 101-room Hampton Inn Mount Vernon, Ill.; and the 89-room Hampton Inn Marion, Ill.

Based in Great Neck, New York, M&R also operates seven hotels in Manhattan; seven in Queens; one in Nassau County, N.Y.k; 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. also has certified M&R to manage selected brands.