Bob is a seasoned professional with over 35 years of high profile, multiunit experience in hotel, resort and food and beverage management.
Prior to establishing Maverick, Bob spent the last 21 years with First Hospitality Group, growing the company footprint from 13 hotels to 55 hotels in its peak, operating across 8 brands, 24 chains in 10 states. Prior to joining FHG in 1997 he was the COO of the U. S. resort subsidiary of London’s Rank Group, PLC (owners of the Hard Rock Café’s) where he was responsible for a multifaceted portfolio of hotel, restaurant and leisure businesses.
Over his career, he has successfully operated hospitality businesses in virtually every aspect of the industry including luxury, select service, resort hotels, restaurants and golf and ski operations in every setting imaginable.
As the Head Maverick in Charge, Bob’s role is Sooth Sayer, Guru and Keeper of the Holy Grail.