COVINGTON, KY — October 17, 2023 – Michael Hogan has been named as the new general manager of Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter. Located at 10 West RiverCenter Blvd in Covington, KY, the 321-room hotel is managed by SPIRE Hospitality.
After graduating with a degree in Hospitality Management from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, Hogan started his career with Hyatt Hotels as an assistant executive housekeeper at Hyatt Regency Atlanta. He then spent the next nine years with Hyatt in Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, and San Antonio, TX.
“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Michael as the general manager of the Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter to the SPIRE team,” said Richard Sandoval, vice president of operations at SPIRE Hospitality. “The team in Covington that does everything they can to elevate the everyday for our guests. His enthusiasm for the industry and his experience working at with the Marriott Hotels brand other premium hotels make him the perfect choice for this role.”
In 2009, he joined Winegardner and Hammons as assistant general manager of Marriott Birmingham and shortly thereafter became general manager of Residence Inn Winston-Salem. Since then, he’s been general manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington and Marriott Cincinnati Northeast and Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel.
Hogan will serve as the team’s leader in all facets of operations, including marketing, hotel oversight, and guest services and satisfaction.
“In one of the most imaginative and captivating areas in the country, Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter is a dynamic property with a great personality,” Hogan said. “I feel privileged to be a part of the group that creates this special place, and I can’t wait to jump in and begin collaborating with the team to help maintain the great reputation Marriott RiverCenter offers the Northern Kentucky area.”
Outside of the hotel, Hogan loves being outdoors either bike riding, kayaking, fishing, working in his yard or exploring small towns with his wife of 18 years, Jill. He and Jill have two daughters, Barrett and Avery.
About Marriott Hotels®
With nearly 600 hotels and resorts in over 65 countries and territories around the world, Marriott Hotels continues to elevate the art of hosting – placing people first is the brand’s living legacy – ensuring guests always feel deeply cared for throughout their stay. Marriott Hotels raises the bar by consistently delivering heartfelt service, with modern, comfortable spaces, and by providing experiences elevated beyond the everyday. As global travelers’ needs and expectations evolve, so does Marriott Hotels, leading the industry with innovations including the Greatroom lobby and Mobile Guest Services that elevate style and design, and technology. For more information, please visit www.marriotthotels.com, and stay connected on Facebook, @marriott on Twitter, and @marriotthotels on Instagram.
About SPIRE Hospitality
SPIRE Hospitality is a nationally recognized third-party hotel management company specializing in creating value for our hotel investors while delivering exceptional guest experiences and providing an outstanding place to work. The Irving, TX-based company’s diverse portfolio of properties includes unique independent hotels and highly respected brands, including Marriott and Hilton and manages several independent resorts and lifestyle hotels. SPIRE is part of the AWH Partners family, which also includes AWH Development, a full-service real estate development company headquartered in New York. With more than 35 years of hotel operating experience, SPIRE is committed to preserving, protecting and enhancing hotel real estate value. For more information, visit https://spirehotels.com/.