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SPIRE Hospitality Names Ryan Phillips General Manager of TownePlace Suites by Marriott Denver West/Federal Center

March 12, 2024

IRVING, TX — March 12th, 2024 – Ryan Phillips has been named the general manager of TownePlace Suites by Marriott Denver West/Federal Center. Located at 800 Tabor St, Golden, CO, the hotel is managed by SPIRE Hospitality.

Phillips will oversee all hotel operations, including administration and revenue management. He will also spearhead the property’s mission to provide outstanding guest service. He will report to Steve Neth, SPIRE Hospitality’s vice president of operations.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Denver West/Federal Center is a 106-suite property located near Denver Federal Center, Red Rocks Amphitheater, and Coors Brewery. It offers guests complimentary breakfast, fully equipped kitchens, a laundry facility, and a fitness center. The property is also pet-friendly.

Phillips brings 14 years of hospitality industry experience to his new role. He joined SPIRE in 2021 as the front office manager for the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Tech Center North, where he focused on team building and staff retention while navigating pandemic-related industry shifts.

Prior to his tenure with SPIRE, Phillips held several operations roles of increasing responsibility at the Hyatt Regency Denver before serving as the operations supervisor at Hotel Teatro, also in Denver. His first hotel job was as a front desk agent for the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, AZ.

Phillips earned a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University’s School of Business. After graduating, he journeyed to Thailand to teach English. This year abroad sparked his interest in travel and tourism, setting the stage for his hospitality career.

“Ryan’s proven management acumen, demonstrable leadership skills, and obvious passion for the hotel industry and its people make him an ideal fit for this role,” Neth said. “We are thrilled he has chosen to grow his career with SPIRE and the entire team would like to welcome him to TownePlace Suites by Marriott Denver West/Federal Center.”

“I am very excited to be taking on this new role and continuing my career with SPIRE Hospitality,” Phillips said. “The team at TownePlace Suites by Marriott Denver West/Federal Center Marriott Denver is outstanding, and I am looking forward to leading this property into the future.”

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/.

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