Hotel Equities appoints Jimmy Grover to regional director of operations

The Courtyard by Marriott in Norcoss, Ga.

Atlanta-based Hotel Equities named Jimmy Grover regional director of operations for the firm. Based in Atlanta, Grover reports to Dominic Buompastore, VP of operations/full service & resorts. He has oversight of all above property operations for a group of hotels managed by Hotel Equities.

Jimmy Grover

With more than 20 years of hospitality industry experience, Grover began his hospitality career as a technician at the Courtyard by Marriott in Norcross, Ga.  Moving up quickly, he soon earned the post of GM for the TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Chantilly, Va.

He came to Hotel Equities as GM of the Courtyard by Marriott McDonough, and also served as a lead GM for a group of hotels. In 2015, he earned the firm’s chairman’s award for the outstanding overall leadership and the performance of his hotel.

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“Jimmy brings a strong background in operations and in team-building skills to his new post,” Buompastore said in a statement. “His experience will help our teams achieve their goals and ensure success.”

Grover earned a degree in business administration from Western Illinois University after growing up in Chicago. A resident of Lithonia, Ga., he and his wife are the parents of three children. He enjoys fishing and playing golf in his free time.

Hotel Equities is an Atlanta-based full-service hotel ownership, management and development firm operating more than 100 hotels throughout North America. Frederick W. Cerrone serves as founder and chairman of the company, while Brad Rahinsky serves as its president and CEO.