In his new role, Maness is responsible for operations for all hotels that are managed within the Channel Point division. Currently, Channel Point Hospitality has 155 assets with 21 different ownership groups.
“Tony possesses extensive knowledge and expertise in operations that will continue the growth of Channel Point Hospitality,” Dave Johnson, president & CEO of Aimbridge Hospitality, said in a statement. “The depth of his knowledge has played a pivotal part in the growth and success of this division of Aimbridge Hospitality.”
Maness joined the Aimbridge team in 2012 to lead Channel Point Hospitality. He has over 30 years of hospitality experience. Prior to joining Aimbridge, Maness was the EVP of operations for Jameson brands at Park Management Group. Maness started his hospitality career as a line-level employee for Holiday Inns, and advanced to corporate and executive level positions at Holiday Inns, Equity Inns/McNeill Hospitality Corporation, Winfield Hospitality and Jameson Inns. He earned a bachelor of arts and bachelor of science from Freed-Hardeman University.
Aimbridge Hospitality is one of the nation’s largest independent hotel investment and management firms, and provides property management, asset management, development, renovation and consulting services to the hospitality industry. Based in Dallas, Texas and with development offices in Chicago and Puerto Rico, Aimbridge currently owns and/or manages approximately 500 upscale, independent and branded hotels with more than 70,000 rooms across the United States and the Caribbean.
Channel Point Hospitality is a division of Aimbridge Hospitality. The company’s management services include development assistance, operations support, purchasing, sales, revenue management, accounting, human resources, renovations and more. Channel Point operates more than 60 hotels among 17 brands and across 22 states in the United States.