Curator Hotel & Resort Collection Names Senior Leadership Team
Ms. Barnwell will oversee all aspects of Curator with a specific focus on growing the membership of Curator and its strategic operating partnerships. Mr. Segal will focus on operations and the development of vendor relationships, agreements, and technology.
“Curator is excited to appoint Jen and Austin to senior leadership positions to lead the growth of Curator,” commented Jon E. Bortz, Founder and Chairman of Curator Hotel & Resort Collection. “Jen has been one of the leaders of Pebblebrook’s asset management team and has overseen the redevelopment and transformations of many independent lifestyle hotels in the Pebblebrook portfolio over the last decade. Austin previously oversaw Pebblebrook’s portfolio-wide initiatives and vendor relationships. His expertise and knowledge in this area will enable Curator to further expand the value to our member hotels and resorts.”
Ms. Barnwell was previously Senior Vice President of Asset Management for Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (“Pebblebrook”). Before joining Pebblebrook in 2010, she held senior roles at Peninsula Real Estate and Tishman Hotel & Realty. Jennifer has a B.S. from The School of Hotel Administration of Cornell University.
Mr. Segal was previously Vice President of Asset Management for Pebblebrook. Before joining Pebblebrook in 2018, he was a director with LaSalle Hotel Properties. He has a B.S. from The School of Hotel Administration of Cornell University.
Curator was created by Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, the largest independent lifestyle hotel and resort owner in the United States.