Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 21, 2012
Denver-based Sage Hospitality, an established leader in hotel management and investment, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Kevin McKee to serve as Division Vice President of Finance for its Premier & Lifestyle Division.
McKee was most recently the Chief Financial Offer and Vice President of Finance & Accounting for the 1,594-room Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach, Florida. Prior to that, he spent 19 years with Marriott International, including 15 years with Ritz-Carlton. While with Marriott, he served domestically and internationally as Director of Finance & Accounting at several prestigious properties, including the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami, The Ritz-Carlton, Golf and Spa Resort in Rose Hall, Jamaica, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas, The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia, The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead in Atlanta, and The Ritz-Carlton, Double Bay in Sydney. McKee holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Clinch Valley College of The University of Virginia and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Miami.
“We are thrilled to have someone with Kevin’s tremendous background and extensive luxury experience joining Sage and the Premier & Lifestyle team,” said Alexandra Walterspiel, Senior Vice President of the Premier & Lifestyle Division. “Kevin is a savvy financial leader who will help guide this varied group of fantastic hotels to new performance successes.”
Sage’s Premier & Lifestyle division includes distinguished properties like The Oxford Hotel and the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek in Denver, the Nines, a Luxury Collection Hotel, in Portland, Hotel ICON in Houston, the Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel in Chicago and Hotel Ivy in Minneapolis.
Sage Hospitality was founded in 1984 and has grown into one of the largest privately held hotel management and ownership companies in the nation operating more than 60, full-service hotels as well as extended stay and select-service properties. Sage Hospitality’s portfolio includes brands from major international companies such as Marriott, Starwood and Hilton, as well as independent boutique hotels. Sage Restaurant Group created and manages 10 unique restaurant concepts including the acclaimed Mercat a la Planxa in Chicago. For more information, please visit http://www.sagehospitality.com.