Since joining Chartwell Hospitality in 2008, Will has obtained vast experience in all aspects of development, acquisitions, construction, operations, and asset management. Will has been involved with over $1 Billion of ground-up development projects throughout the country. Several of Will’s developments are award-winning projects, such as the Hilton in Franklin, TN (2018 Hilton New Build of the Year in the Americas; 2018 ABC Excellence in Construction Award) and the Courtyard and Residence Inn in Kansas City, MO (2017 Capstone Mixed-Use Development of the Year). Will began his career with Chartwell Hospitality as an on-site Assistant Superintendent at Chartwell’s in-house construction company and rose through the ranks to become a Project Manager. After gaining multiple years of boots-on-the-ground construction experience, Will transitioned to a commercial development role at Chartwell Hospitality, where he currently serves as an integral team member in all aspects of Chartwell Hospitality’s development and investment platform. Will is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. Will holds a Tennessee BC Unlimited commercial, residential and industrial Contractor License with reciprocity in several other states.