Don helps support all the hotels in Chartwell Hospitality’s extensive property portfolio. Through decades of operational experience with both Vista Host and SWH Hotels, Don gained a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to manage and develop successful hotels. Don has a vital role in strategic direction for all Chartwell properties and owner relationships. He has been awarded the general manager of the year by Vista Host and SWH Hotels and has been with Chartwell since its founding in 2003. Don attended Pensacola State College where he studied business administration and finance.