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Hospitality America

We are a full-service hospitality management company, providing services for all aspects of hotel management and operation. We believe people do business with people. And when they do, a strong partnership forms, paving a path towards success.

People.  Process.  Results.

Embassy Suites by Hilton
Greenville RiverPlace Downtown

Services

Founded in 1995, Hospitality America brings over thirty years of asset management and fully integrated, total profit planning experience. With expertise in all facets of hotel operations, we are focused on positive employee engagement, exceptional guest experience and sustainable success for our partners.

Hampton by Hilton
Baton Rouge Downtown

Proven experience with hospitality management and consulting

We use our experience and expertise to optimize the hospitality experience to drive exceptional performance for our guests, team members and partners, so that each may thrive in pursuit of their purpose.

OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM

Ben Campbell

President, Chief Executive Officer
President, Chief Executive Officer
Ben Campbell

A dedicated team player whose unwavering commitment to pursuing excellence serves as a driving force.  Responsible for all aspects of the company, from sourcing investments to operations, overseeing strategic development, and deployment for a growing portfolio.

Under Ben’s previous leadership as COO, he secured Hospitality America’s first asset acquisition and four new hotel developments.  In preparation for Hospitality America’s growth period, Ben added key positions to the company’s leadership team while prioritizing the company’s award-winning culture. Ben’s strategic vision and dedication to excellence will continue to position Hospitality America as an industry leader.

“I have a clear vision for Hospitality America, shared by our leadership team, which emphasizes our core values. This sets us apart and propels us towards the continual pursuit of excellence.”

Ben holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Gardner-Webb University, where he also excelled as a four-year athlete on the baseball team. Ben is active in his local community, where he serves on the board of Visit Greenville SC. Through his passion to serve, Ben is also directly involved in the Village Wrench and Dream Street charities.

Leigh Holloway

Chief Strategy Officer
Chief Strategy Officer
Leigh Holloway

A big-picture and analytical visionary. Responsible for deploying innovative revenue strategies to navigate complex market dynamics to maximize profitability. “I love digging into the data to learn what drives each market and leveraging this knowledge to better understand consumer behavior.”

Chris Cargen

Chairman, Board of Directors
Chairman, Board of Directors
Chris Cargen

A seasoned hotelier passionate about hospitality. “I believe that the hospitality industry continues to evolve, and I have an unwavering commitment to create unforgettable experiences for our guests.”

Since founding Hospitality America in 1995, Chris has been a force within the hospitality industry, cultivating the strong company culture the organization has today. Throughout Chris’ tenure, Hotel Business Magazine has consistently recognized Hospitality America as a Top 100 hospitality management company. The properties under his leadership have won numerous awards from Hilton and Marriott for their guest service and development success.

 

Jon Jones

Vice President, People & Culture
Vice President, People & Culture
Jon Jones

A forward-thinking leader dedicated to producing change and challenging norms to foster employee success. Responsible for developing strategies to elevate the company’s ability to attract, retain, and develop top talent. “I believe that being intentional about cultivating an employee experience motivates and empowers team members to create exceptional guest experiences.”

Frank Cook

Vice President, Operations
Vice President, Operations
Frank Cook

A seasoned mentor, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence. Responsible for the operational success of our full-service and lifestyle hotels, interfacing with property teams to develop and execute strategies to optimize revenue generation, margin performance, and profitability. “I am passionate about excellence, collaborating with our hotel teams to achieve success.”

Daniel Lock

Vice President, Commercial Strategy
Vice President, Commercial Strategy
Daniel Lock

As the Vice President of Commercial Strategy, Daniel is responsible for the alignment of our commercial verticals, leading our day-to-day revenue, marketing and sales strategies.  Daniel joined Hospitality America in 2010 and has showcased exemplary dedication and skill in various roles within the company.  A motivating team builder, driving change and challenging the status quo.

Daniel is a U.S. Air Force veteran and graduate of the University of South Carolina, earning a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Journalism.  Daniel has served in leadership roles in a number of charitable organizations, most recently as a Board Chair of the Ronald McDonald House of the Carolinas.

Jennifer Hopson

Corporate Director, Controller
Corporate Director, Controller
Jennifer Hopson

Detailed-oriented with a drive for excellence, a team leader focused on operational performance and producing high-quality work. “What I love about accounting is that even though it’s mostly predictable, it also evolves and challenges us to create more efficient processes.”

Portfolio

Our portfolio reflects a preference for quality over quantity and a commitment to operational excellence. We are preferred partners of Hilton and Marriott, with expertise in each brand vertical. Our food and beverage partners include local and national brands, managed by award-winning industry leaders.

Brand
State
Element North Charleston

Element

North Charleston
Element North Charleston
Element North Charleston
Element North Charleston
North Charleston
Element
122
Rooftop Bar
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Romeoville, Illinois

TownePlace Suites by Marriott

Romeoville, Illinois
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Romeoville, Illinois
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Romeoville, Illinois
TownePlace Suites By Marriott Romeoville, Illinois
Romeoville, Illinois
TownePlace Suites by Marriott
103

Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Hotel Avail
Hotel Avail
Tapestry Collection by Hilton
168
Featuring Oak Steakhouse Concept by Indigo Road
Available Meeting Space

Motto by Hilton

Bentonville Downtown
Bentonville Downtown
Motto by Hilton

(Opening 2024)

175
3 F&B Outlets
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Hilton

Columbia Center
Hilton Columbia Center
Hilton Columbia Center
Columbia Center
Hilton
222
5,956 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville RiverPlace Downtown

Embassy Suites by Hilton

Greenville RiverPlace Downtown
Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville RiverPlace Downtown
Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville RiverPlace Downtown
Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace
Embassy Suites By Hilton Greenville RiverPlace DowntownEmbassy Suites By Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace
Greenville RiverPlace Downtown
Embassy Suites by Hilton
156
5,500 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Hampton by Hilton

Miami Brickell
Miami Brickell
Hampton by Hilton
221
3,800 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Hampton by Hilton

Greenville Downtown RiverPlace
Greenville Downtown RiverPlace
Hampton by Hilton
115
1 F&B Outlet
750 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Hampton by Hilton

Kansas City Downtown Crossroads
Kansas City Downtown Crossroads
Hampton by Hilton

Starbucks

132
792 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Residence Inn by Marriott

Greenville
Greenville
Residence Inn by Marriott
138
1,000 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Hampton by Hilton

Miami Airport Blue Lagoon
Miami Airport Blue Lagoon
Hampton by Hilton
149
1 F&B Outlet
792 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Home2

Asheville Airport
Asheville Airport
Home2
112
180 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Hampton by Hilton

Roanoke Downtown
Roanoke Downtown
Hampton by Hilton
127
1,249 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott

Roanoke
Roanoke
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
127
1
856 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Hampton by Hilton

Miami Coconut Grove/Coral Gables
Miami Coconut Grove/Coral Gables
Hampton by Hilton
135
576 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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TownePlace Suites

Asheville West
Asheville West
TownePlace Suites
104
285 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Hampton by Hilton

Ft. Lauderdale West/Pembroke Pines
Ft. Lauderdale West/Pembroke Pines
Hampton by Hilton
123
900 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Fairfield Inn by Marriott

Chicago/Bolingbrook
Chicago/Bolingbrook
Fairfield Inn by Marriott
96
700 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Hampton by Hilton

Columbia Historic District
Columbia Historic District
Hampton by Hilton
122
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Courtyard by Marriott

Baton Rouge Downtown
Baton Rouge Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott

Starbucks 

135
1 F&B Outlet
935 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Hampton by Hilton

Baton Rouge Downtown
Baton Rouge Downtown
Hampton by Hilton
137
1250+ sq. ft. Meeting Space
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TownePlace Suites

Raleigh/Durham Airport/Morrisville
Raleigh/Durham Airport/Morrisville
TownePlace Suites
112
1,630 sq. ft. Meeting Space
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Careers

Successful hospitality is accomplished by people for people, which is why at Hospitality America, we believe our people are the core to our success.

JOIN OUR TEAM AND DEVELOP
YOUR PASSION FOR PEOPLE.
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