Marin Management Promotes Mitchell to President; More Personnel Moves

NATIONAL REPORT— Marin Management and Vision Hospitality Group have made changes to their leadership teams.

Marin Management Promotes Mitchell
California-based Marin Management Inc. promoted Pat Mitchell from EVP to president, where she replaces the company’s founder, John Manderfeld, who has retired after more than 50 years in the hospitality industry.

Mitchell joined Marin in January 2005, bringing 23 years of hotel and travel industry experience to the hotel operations team. She has held positions as revenue manager, regional manager, group VP and SVP.

Manderfeld founded Marin Management in 1990 and expanded the company’s services over 30 years to include consulting, development and management services for the lodging and restaurant industries. Under his leadership, Marin operates a diverse portfolio of branded and independent hotels across California, Arizona, Texas, Wyoming and other states. In 2018, Manderfeld sold Marin Management to Hogan Hospitality Group.

Vision Hospitality Group Adds Pair to Executive Team
Vision Hospitality Group Inc. has named Jan McCormick regional VP of operations, where he will oversee the company’s Greater Nashville hotels, working with the management teams to maintain operating standards and execute daily procedures. Vision also named Lynn Mucciano VP of sales & marketing, where she will lead the company’s strategic sales focus and marketing initiatives with her expertise in developmental sales and marketing.

McCormick joins Vision from Davidson Hotels, but his extensive background includes key positions with Benchmark Global Hospitality, Gemstone Hotels and Resorts, and Prism Hotels and Resorts.

Mucciano joins the company from Maverick Hotels and Restaurants, a startup hotel and restaurant developer. She has also had national brand experience with Marriott and Hilton during her tenure with TPG and Turnberry Associates.