Experienced team of hotel professionals
CEOFrank Heavlin began his 40-year career in the hotel industry in 1976 with the Marriott Corporation. In his 13 years at Marriott, he held various positions culminating with Corporate Food & Beverage Director. Frank then joined the Walt Disney Company where he worked for three years as Corporate Director of Operations/Food & Beverage and was responsible for overall concept development and hotel/non-park operations. Foremost in his accomplishments at Disney were the openings 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 Corporate Director of Operations.
PresidentDarlene Heavlin, in her present position of Executive Vice President for Heavlin Management Company is responsible for all revenues and Sales & Marketing for all HMC assets. Darlene has an excellent resume and has worked for some of the most premier management companies in the US. Some of Darlene's previous positions include the National Director of Business Development for Sun Stone Hotels; she was instrumental in developing the new national sales program for Sunstone Hotels, which led them to a public offering in 2004. Prior to Sunstone Hotel Properties, Inc. she worked with the Rochester Convention & Visitors Bureau. Preceding the CVB position she worked for Davidson Hotel Company as Regional Director of Sales & Marketing directly responsible for the Sales & Marketing efforts for fifteen of the company's full service hotels and resorts. Darlene worked directly with the sales and catering staffs implementing proper training procedures and overseeing sales efforts to ensure revenue maximization. Prior to joining Davidson, Darlene worked for eight years with Interstate Hotels as Sales Manager and Director of Group Sales for the Minneapolis Marriott, Corpus Christi Marriott, Pittsburgh Green Tree Marriott, and the Cincinnati Marriott.
Vice President of Operations
Steven Goldman is Vice President of Operations for Heavlin Management Company where he oversees and leads all hotel operations of the HMC portfolio. Steven Goldman's experience in the hospitality industry spans over three decades. He was most recently Vice President of Hotel Operations & Asset Management for Amsterdam Hospitality Group in New York City, a group of boutique and full service hotels in Manhattan, Asbury Park, New Jersey and Charlotte, North Carolina. Prior to Amsterdam, Steven spent 10 years with Starwood Hotels and Resorts during which he held a variety of property and corporate level positions including Divisional Director for North America, Director of Lean Operations where he was chosen to facilitate operational excellence and created over $250M in annualized savings for Starwood's Owned and Managed hotels. Steven began his career with Starwood as General Manager of the Sheraton Edison, NJ and was promoted to manage the W New York, the flagship W property in Manhattan. Before Starwood, Steven spent time with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts in Fort Lauderdale and Key West, Florida. And prior to that, Steven worked with Interstate Hotels & Resorts in California in multiple General Manager positions.
Steven began his hotel career working summers at Grossinger's Resort in the Catskill's, and in New York City for ITT Sheraton while in college. He has sat on multiple boards in markets he has served, and has been an adjunct professor at Chaffey College in Ontario California. Steven is married with two children.