Silverwest Hotels Announces New Managing Director of Hotel Operations
Sherif Guirguis Joins Silverwest with More Than 30 Years Experience of Operations and Leadership Experience in Full and Select Services Hotels.
DENVER – May 19, 2016 – Silverwest Hotels LLC (“Silverwest”), a Denver and Kansas City-based investment and management company, today announced the appointment of Sherif Guirguis as Managing Director of Hotel Operations. In his new role, Guirguis will be responsible for overseeing the operations of all Silverwest’s select service hotels.
“Sherif’s breadth of experience in hotel operations speaks for itself, and we’re delighted to be adding him to our Silverwest team,” said Ed Mace, Silverwest’s CEO. “His track record of improving results, maximizing asset values, and of successful openings and acquisitions is impressive, and we’re happy he is joining our team at such an exciting time for Silverwest,” added Mace.
Before joining Silverwest, Sherif served as Senior Vice President of Regional Operations at White Lodging Services, the second largest third party hotel management company in the United States with more than 160 premium branded hotels. In his roles as Senior Vice President and Regional Vice President, he oversaw five regions with 40 properties.
Prior to White Lodging, Sherif was with Marriott International for 24 years. During his hospitality career at Marriott, he held a variety of roles including Area Director of 18 hotels in California and Nevada, General Manager of the Manhattan Beach Marriott, as well as General Manager for three different Courtyard by Marriott hotels, where Sherif was awarded Marriott’s prestigious Diamond General Manager of the Year.
Sherif graduated from University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management with a degree in Business Administration.
About Silverwest Hotels
Silverwest Hotels, LLC (“Silverwest”), is an investment and management company formed in 2014 by experienced hotel and resort executives Edward Mace and Charles Peck. Silverwest currently owns and manages a growing number of hotels and developments in destinations such as Colorado, Texas, Iowa and Hawaii. The company is a joint venture that brings Silverwest Hotel Partners LLC together with the institutional management platforms and expertise of Mariner Real Estate Management, LLC and an affiliate of Global Endowment Management. Mariner Real Estate Management LLC, based in Kansas City, is a real estate private equity firm focused on opportunistic investments in the commercial real estate market. Global Endowment, based in Charlotte, NC, is an independent investment manager offering an endowment-style investment program to institutional investors, family offices, individuals and other sophisticated investors. Please note, nothing herein constitutes a solicitation to invest in any products managed by Silverwest Hotels LLC, Mariner Real Estate Management LLC or Global Endowment Management LLC.