Home2 Suites by Hilton Names Leadership of New St. Simons Island Hotel

logo_brand_htMMI Hotel Group has appointed Bart Johnson as General Manager and Susan Christian as the Director of Sales of Home2 Suites by Hilton St. Simons Island. The 88-suite hotel is currently under construction and is scheduled to open January 13, 2017 as MMI Hospitality Group’s second hotel offerings in the market.  The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort was purchased by MMI in 1980 and has been reinvested in over the years.

Johnson returns to the MMI family after working as a Task Force Manager for LBA Hospitality and Corporate Director of Operations for Fairbrook Hotels.  “Bart has a dedicated and impressive record in hotel management and will be a valuable asset to the property and to the team,” said Scott Sledge, Vice President of Operations for MMI Hotel Group.

As Director of Sales, Christian will responsible for building relationships and assessing the needs of local businesses, working with the general manager to facilitate marketing efforts, and overseeing sales efforts that ensure the success of the hotel.

“Given Susan’s significant experience in sales and the hospitality industry, we believe that her overall strengths and passion for building relationships will be essential to the ongoing success of this hotel,” said Bart Johnson, General Manager, Home2 Suites St. Simons Island.

Christian brings local experience to the position.  Prior to joining Home2 Suites St. Simons Island, Susan served in various sales roles on Jekyll Island.