He has a solid track record and reputation in the hotel development community and we look forward to working with him to continue our growth with hotel management opportunities, -- Bill Upshaw, President & COO for Windsor Capital Group.
Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 1, 2010
Windsor Capital Group has appointed Jeffrey V. Farina Vice President of Development. He will be responsible for identifying new hotel management opportunities for the company. Farina will report to Bill Upshaw, Windsor Capital Group’s President and Chief Operating Officer.
Windsor Capital Group is a privately held hotel management and development firm based in Santa Monica, Calif. Its hotel management arm, Windsor Management Services, manages the operations for nearly 6,000 rooms in 24 full service hotels in North America.
“We are fortunate to welcome a leader of Jeff’s experience and caliber to the Windsor Capital Group team,” said Upshaw. “He has a solid track record and reputation in the hotel development community and we look forward to working with him to continue our growth with hotel management opportunities.”
Farina comes to Windsor Capital Group from Bridgestreet Worldwide, where he was Director of New Business Development, leading the global corporate housing firm’s growth strategy for the top 25 MSAs in North America. Prior to that, Farina was Vice President of Development for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Chief Development Officer for Benchmark Hospitality International. Before assuming a role in hotel development he spent 15 years in a variety of hotel sales and management roles.
“I am very excited to join the Windsor Capital Group team,” said Farina. “It is a well-respected group of hospitality professionals with an excellent track record of providing superior results to its owners. They have had a successful year, creating momentum that I look forward to capitalizing on in my new role.”
Farina earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Master’s of Business Administration with Honors from Iona College and currently serves as an adjunct professor in the Hospitality Management Program at Monroe College. Previously, he was tapped to serve as the President and Chairman of the North American Board of the International Association of Conference Centers.
ABOUT WINDSOR CAPITAL GROUP
Windsor Capital Group is a hotel management and development company that owns and operates full-service, focused, upscale branded hotels throughout the United States, with most flying the Embassy Suites and Marriott flags. It also runs Windsor Management Services, a top-performing hotel management company that customizes hotel management services to meet the needs of the properties.
Windsor Management Services is an award winning, comprehensive hospitality management organization that operates full-service, upscale hotel properties throughout the United States. With more than 30 years of experience to call on, Windsor Management Services is known for unmatched results for its owners and unparalleled service for its guests delivered with a personal connection.
For more information visit windsormanagementservices.com or wcghotels.com. Additionally, please contact Bill Upshaw, President & Chief Operating Officer at 310-566-1100 or Jeff Farina, Vice President Development at 914-217-8344.