President, CEO @ Heavlin Management Company LLC
Frank Heavlin, in his present position as President and CEO of Heavlin Management Company is responsible for the successful results of our present portfolio of seven hotels. His career spans several companies to include Marriott, Disney, Sunstone, and Davidson hotel company. He joined Sunstone Hotel Properties, Inc. in May of 2001 as Regional Vice President of Operations for the Rochester portfolio re-development. This group of hotels had a 32% increase in value in just twenty four months. Prior to Sunstone Hotel Properties, Inc. Frank was the Senior Vice President of Operations for Davidson Hotel Company. He oversaw three Regional Vice Presidents, Vice President of Sales & Marketing and the Vice President Food & Beverage. He successfully managed 40 full service hotels and resorts. He began his 30-year career in the hotel industry with Marriott Corporation. In his 13 years at Marriott, he held various positions culminating with Corporate Food & Beverage Director. Frank then joined Walt Disney World where he worked for three years as Corporate Director of Operations/Food & Beverage and was responsible for overall concept development and hotel/park operations. Foremost in his accomplishments at Disney were the opening of the five-star Grand Floridian Hotel, Pleasure Island, Caribbean Beach, Typhoon Water Park, and his contribution as a member of the Concept and Development Team for Euro-Disney. Frank has also worked at Interstate Hotel Corporation where he was initially a General Manager and subsequently was promoted to Vice President of Operations.