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Executive Director of Strategic Planning

Ron Ellington joined the Innisfree Hotels team in 2010.  He was hired to maximize company revenue recovery following BP’s Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.  Today he directs our strategic planning and corporate growth activities while overseeing special projects.

Ron has over two decades of CEO and COO experience in both the private and public arenas.  He’s held executive level positions in a diverse array of companies ranging from health care, sales and service to manufacturing and investment banking.  His expertise includes start up and distressed company turnarounds.

Mr. Ellington has founded or co-founded four companies.  He’s managed projects dealing with capital formation, mergers, acquisitions and business integration as well as designed and executed strategic sales and marketing programs and corporate strategic plans.  He has undergraduate and graduate degrees in journalism from the University of Georgia.