FAIRFAX, VA—David J. Makarsky has been appointed COO of Crestline Hotels & Resorts.
Makarsky joins Crestline from Gold Key/PHR Hotels & Resorts, where he was EVP of resorts. Makarsky’s appointment comes as Crestline begins a period of rapid expansion including its recent announcement of the addition of 34 full-, select- and extended-stay hotels in 15 states adding 4,681 guestrooms to Crestline’s managed portfolio.
“Dave brings tremendous expertise in hospitality management to this new role,” said James Carroll, president and CEO. “His career spans all aspects of our business from operations to finance as well as human resources and food & beverage. Dave’s knowledge, experience and managerial skills will be an asset to our ongoing commitment to create value for our owners, all the while enhancing the guest experience.”
Makarsky’s career spans more than 30 years, including his 15-year tenure with B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group, where he held multiple management positions culminating in SVP, operations.