GREENBELT, MD–Chesapeake Hospitality, a leading third-party hotel management company, announced the hiring of hospitality industry veteran Dwayne Marshall as vice president of development and acquisitions, tasked with building upon unprecedented company growth over the past year. Chris Green, CEO of Chesapeake Hospitality, made the announcement.
“After an extensive search, we are thrilled to announce Dwayne Marshall as the newest addition to the Chesapeake family,” said Green. “Dwayne’s enthusiasm, grit and deep institutional knowledge make him the perfect choice to lead our development team as we emerge from the largest period of disruption our industry has seen. Throughout the pandemic we have retained 100% or our corporate team to continue our commitment of excellence to our clients and partners. Adding an industry veteran like Dwayne now signals our belief in the resiliency of our great industry, even in the face of adversity.”
Dwayne Marshall has over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, working with major hotel brands, consulting and asset management firms and ivy-league universities in a variety of areas. Prior to joining Chesapeake, Marshall served as senior director, full-service hotel development at Marriott International, where he was responsible for executing management and franchise agreements for full-service hotels in the eastern United States. Marshall has also worked at IHG, where he had numerous roles throughout his tenure, including leading the feasibility team for IHG’s Americas Region with responsibility for projects in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.
In addition to his new role at Chesapeake, Marshall also works as a facilitator for eCornell, Cornell University’s online learning platform, instructing classes as part of the hotel real estate investments & asset management and hotel management & owner relations certificates.
Marshall graduated from Edith Cowan University with a Bachelor of Social Science in leisure science and sports management and a Bachelor of Business in marketing. His graduate degrees include a Master of Entrepreneurship from The University of Adelaide, as well as a Master of Business Administration (with Distinction) from Curtin University