Senior Vice President, Davidson Resorts
Kathy’s journey with the company began in 1987, marking over 35 years of steadfast commitment and remarkable achievements in Davidson Hospitality Group. With a relentless drive and an unquenchable passion, she has traversed a multifaceted path, becoming an undisputed master in various facets of the industry.
Her ascent within the company’s ranks has been nothing short of extraordinary. Kathy’s exceptional dedication and relentless work ethic propelled her to positions of immense responsibility, where she brought her expertise to bear as the Director of Sales and General Manager across multiple hotels within Davidson’s portfolio. Her journey wasn’t confined to the confines of a single property, as Kathy also embraced task force opportunities, lending her invaluable support to several hotels, with a keen focus on sales, revenue management, and operational excellence.
In 2000, Kathy achieved a well-deserved promotion to the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this role, she was responsible for orchestrating all facets of sales and revenue generation for the company. Kathy’s leadership style is characterized by her hands-on approach, forging a deep connection with hotel teams to foster a culture of success, motivation, and relentless dedication to excellence. Since she’s gone on to hold the position of Senior Vice President of Sales and Revenue Management and has most recently assumed the role of Senior Vice President of Operations for the Davidson Resorts operating vertical.
Beyond her role within the company, Kathy is an active participant in numerous brand advisory groups, where her insights and expertise are highly regarded. Her unrelenting commitment to strengthening relationships with brand executives has solidified her position as a respected and influential figure in the industry.
Kathy’s remarkable tenure of 35+ years with the company has afforded her the unique opportunity to engage with and manage properties across the entire spectrum of major brands, as well as several independent hotels. Her educational foundation is anchored in a Bachelor of Science degree from the prestigious University of Georgia.
Kathy Hood’s enduring legacy within the hospitality field is a testament to her boundless dedication, unshakable passion, and unparalleled expertise. Her remarkable journey continues to inspire and set the gold standard for excellence in the industry.