Questex Hotel Management Presents Influential 2022


NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hotel Management announces the fifth annual “Influential Women in Hospitality” list, featuring twenty-eight pioneering women in the hospitality industry.

The 2022 winners were selected by the editorial staff of Hotel Management for their strong leadership and dedication to excellence in hospitality. The list of accomplishments of this influential group is as long as it is impressive, and Hotel Management is proud to present these talented and inspiring women.

Hotel Management’s Women of Influence in Hospitality 2022 are:

  1. Michele Allen, Chief Financial Officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
  2. Julie Arrowsmith, President and Chief Financial Officer, G6 Hospitality
  3. Kathryn Barrett, Vice President of Revenue and Digital Strategy, Dream Hotel Group
  4. Andrea Belfanti, CEO, International Society of Hospitality Consultants
  5. Laura Lee Blake, President and CEO, AAHOA
  6. Megan Brumagim, Vice President, Environment, Social and Governance, Choice Hotels International
  7. Allison Callen, Hotel Investments, Global Holdings Management Group
  8. Sarah Eustis, CEO, Main Street Hospitality
  9. Christina Flannery, Director, Capital Project Management, Park Hotels & Resorts
  10. Nikki Fox, Vice President of Business Development, GLR
  11. Jennifer Fugolo, Vice President of Advancement, AHLA Foundation
  12. Shruti Gandhi Buckley, SVP, Global Brand Leader for Hampton, Hilton
  13. Kristie Goshow, Commercial Director, KSL Resorts
  14. Andrea Grigg, Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Asset Management, JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group
  15. Cartarwa Jones, Senior Vice President, Investment and Portfolio Analysis, RLJ Lodging Trust
  16. Emily Lustig, Vice President of Acquisitions, Arbor Lodging Partners
  17. Vera Manoukian, Chief Operating Officer, Sonesta International Hotels Corp.
  18. Keryn McNamara, Senior Vice President of Hotel Technology, Aimbridge Hospitality
  19. Karen McWilliams, Vice President of Revenue Strategy, Concord Hospitality Enterprises
  20. Lynette Montoya, President and CEO, Latino Hotel Association
  21. Trusha Patel, CEO, Platinum Holdings
  22. Lalia Rach, Executive Managing Director, Strategic Advisory Services, Associated Luxury Hotels International
  23. Ama Romaine, Global General Counsel, Real Estate Asset Management, Blackstone
  24. Talene Staab, Brand Manager, Home2Suites, Hilton
  25. Andrea Stokes, Practice Leader, Hospitality, JD Power
  26. Crystal V Thomas, VP & Global Brand Leader, Lifestyle & Luxury Brands, Hyatt Hotels Corp.
  27. DeShaun Wise Porter, Vice President and Global Head of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Engagement, Hilton
  28. Soo Yeon Noh, Vice President – North America Full Service Development – Western Region, Marriott International

“Hotel Management is thrilled to introduce the 28 outstanding women hoteliers who make up this year’s 2022 list of Influential Women in Hospitality,” said Elaine Simon, senior editor at Questex Hospitality and Hotel Management. “Now in its fifth year, the list features women in a variety of roles and businesses who all share two common denominators: they have worked hard and overcome challenges to succeed in the hospitality industry. Congratulations to these influential women – We can’t wait to see what you do next!”

The 2022 Influential Women in Hospitality winners are featured in the October print issue of Hotel Management. Visit to find out more.

About Hotel Management, a division of Questex Hospitality Group
Hotel Management is a leading B2B centralized print and online source for the latest news, trends and analysis in the hospitality industry. Stay up to date on the latest news on global and local investment, development, technology, operations, restoration and design.

About Questex
Questex helps people live longer, better lives. Questex brings people together in markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and well-being; industries that help people to live longer: life sciences and health; and the technologies that enable and power these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We offer experience and concrete results. That happens here.

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