Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Parker brings over 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry to Real Hospitality Group. He previously served as Regional Vice President of one of the largest hospitality operating companies in the United States today, managing owner relationships for high profile clients in his portfolio. John executes an award winning approach to his guest service scores and has been recognized by Marriott for excellence in his portfolio. John specializes in owner relations, profitability, and project improvement oversight. He brings to the company extensive analytical and management skills, providing expertise in directing multi-unit properties from 4-Diamond resorts to select service hotels. His leadership creates a team process that is focused on the daily impact of guest service, generating revenue and managing the costs to create the highest return for the ownership.
John was also a General Manager for Marriott and Hilton branded hotels throughout the United States. John has worked with Stouffer’s, John Q. Hammons, and Crestline Hotels along with 2 smaller family owned organizations. John attended University of North Carolina and was awarded his Bachelor of Science degree in Travel, Tourism and Commercial Recreation.