Paul Newmaster

Paul Newmaster

Regional Vice President of Operations

As Regional Vice President of Operations, East Region for Pivot, Paul is responsible for driving operational excellence, optimizing financial performance, ensuring that hotels are delivering an exceptional guest experience that fosters a sense of place and providing support to team members in the field in a servant leadership manner.

Prior to joining Pivot, Paul served as area managing director and area general manager at Sage Hospitality, overseeing The Blackstone in Chicago, Ill., The Darcy in Washington, D.C., The Alexandrian / Morrison House in Alexandria, Va., Renaissance Hotel in Pittsburgh Penn., and the Hutton Hotel and Union Station in Nashville, Tenn. During his tenure, he built an outstanding culture of teamwork and impeccable treatment of one another, garnering him the Leader of the Year award, Eagle Award (Sage’s highest honor for excellence and cultivating the Sage culture) and Mentor of the Year. Previously, Paul was general manager at Highgate Hotels and Interstate Hotels & Resorts in Pittsburg, where he regularly received superior customer service satisfaction scores and earned a number of additional awards acknowledging strong performance on a balanced scorecard. Spending nearly two decades with Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Paul held numerous leadership positions and worked his way up through all aspects of hotel operations, from front desk to catering. He possesses unique interpersonal skills that enable successful, dynamic partnerships with owners, corporate team members and field operators.

Paul is deeply committed to community service and helping others in need. It is a personal passion and belief of his that we should always give back to the communities in which we work.

Paul holds a B.S. in Accounting and Business Management from Indiana University.