Taylor Gray has been promoted to vice president of business development and projects at Mainsail Lodging & Development. In the newly created role, Gray will help to grow Mainsail’s hotel portfolio through new developments, acquisitions and third-party management opportunities. He will also oversee the underwriting, feasibility and project coordination of all future hotels in the pipeline.
Gray joins the company from Hostmark Hospitality Group, where he served as corporate director of business development. Prior, he was manager of acquisitions and development for Hard Rock Hotels. Prior to that, Gray was a senior associate at Hospitality Valuation Services (HVS) in Miami. Gray started his career in hotel operations, holding management positions in food and beverage at two Forbes five-star, AAA five-diamond hotels, which included Raffles L’Ermitage in Beverly Hills, California, and Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles.
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