Hospitality and Travel Industry Expert in Revenue Management, Pricing and Sales @ Projects and Consultancy
Wyndham Worldwide - Wyndham Hotel Group @
Hilton Worldwide @
A dynamic executive with decades of hospitality expertise, focused on driving top line hotel revenue in both the Sales and Revenue Management disciplines. Proven record of molding and influencing a Revenue Management and Sales culture at the single unit, region, country and corporate levels. Reproducible success in identifying strategic opportunities for accelerated revenue growth and gaining market
A dynamic executive with decades of hospitality expertise, focused on driving top line hotel revenue in both the Sales and Revenue Management disciplines. Proven record of molding and influencing a Revenue Management and Sales culture at the single unit, region, country and corporate levels. Reproducible success in identifying strategic opportunities for accelerated revenue growth and gaining market share. A motivational leadership and management style that builds and retains talented loyal teams that drive success. Relentless in challenging the norm, and uncovering revenue, efficiencies and synergies.
Senior Vice President, Revenue Management @ Responsible for leading Revenue Management globally for the Wyndham Hotel Group which includes 12 brands, 68 countries and more than 7,500 hotels worldwide. In these efforts, Kathy leads a team of professionals to drive market share, increase revenue, and innovate ways to improve process and efficiency. From January 2013 to Present (3 years) Vice President, Revenue Management Americas @ • Responsible for all facets of revenue management for the company managed Hilton, Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, Doubletree and Embassy Suites Hotels in the Americas. This portfolio is approximately 255 hotels and mult billion in annual room revenue.
• Leading and mentoring a team of twelve Regional and Senior Directors that lead the industry in revenue production and innovation.
• Regional team is are accountable for revenue strategy, pricing, demand, competitive knowledge and market performance, group positioning, forecasting and distribution channel management for hotels ranging from 90 rooms to 2,860 rooms in 17 countries. This team also helps hotels source and train on site directors.
• Leading a Commercial Focus Group for the Americas consisting of Group Sales, IBT/Leisure Sales, Revenue, Marketing, Distribution and Brands for the sole purpose of driving revenue by attacking both market segments and channels and exploiting the leverage of our brands and engines.
• Reporting directly to the Global head of Revenue Management and President of the Americas and regarded as a key contributor on the Senior Leadership teams of both groups determining future direction and priorities for hotels and the discipline of revenue management. From March 2010 to January 2013 (2 years 11 months) Vice President Revenue Management Americas East @ From January 2006 to March 2010 (4 years 3 months) Senior Regional Director, Revenue Management @ From January 2004 to December 2005 (2 years) Regional Director of Revenue Management @ From January 2000 to December 2003 (4 years) Area Director of Market Strategy @ Central New Jersey From May 1999 to June 2000 (1 year 2 months) Director of Sales & Marketing @ From March 1997 to May 1999 (2 years 3 months) Cluster Revenue of Revenue Management @ From October 1994 to March 1997 (2 years 6 months)
Rutgers University-New Brunswick Kathy Maher is skilled in: Revenue Analysis, Hotel Management, Revenue Forecasting, Team Leadership, Problem Solving, Profit Maximization, Strategic Planning, Business Strategy, Delivering Results, Yield Management, Hospitality, Forecasting, Strategy, Hotels, Pricing
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