Ron Wilson, General Manager, Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Mr. Wilson joined the Innisfree Hotels team in January 2012. He is an accomplished operations, revenue management and sales executive qualified by over 28 years of experience in the hotel industry with 10 of those years in food and beverage. His results have focused on profit maximization, exceptional customer and employee satisfaction, and superior product and service quality.
Mr. Wilson is a Certified Hospitality Administrator whose experience includes General Manager of the Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center in Valdosta, GA; General Manager of the Holiday Inn in Athens, GA; General Manager of Holiday Inn in Crestview, FL as well as Regional Director of Operations and third party management contract recruiter for LBA Hospitality.
Mr. Wilson is passionate about community involvement having served as President of the Crestview Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Military Affairs Committee for the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce and as a Board Member of the Okaloosa County Economic Development Council. He is also a graduate of Leadership Okaloosa, class of 2000.
Honors and Awards:
GM of the Year 2001 – Larry Blumberg & Associates
Quality Excellence Awards – 2001, 2002, 2008 – IHG
Torchbearer Award – 2009 – IHG
Received ride in a F-15 Strike Eagle at Eglin AFB
Honorary Commander 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin AFB
Honorary Commander 23MSG, Moody AFB