Sandra Fontenot joined Innisfree Hotels in 2006, bringing with her more then two decades of hospitality industry experience. Her specialty is cost control at mid-level limited service hotels.
Ms. Fontenot launched her hospitality career in 1986 at the Mark 2 Beach Resort in Panama City, Florida while attending Gulf Coast Community College. Upon graduation she accepted a job at the Hampton Inn in Dalton, Georgia as a Front Desk Supervisor and was quickly promoted to General Manager. While in Dalton, she also oversaw the opening of a Country Inn and Suites which won a Property of the Year award in 1999.
During her tenure the Hampton Inn has won numerous awards including:
Ms. Fontenot has served as Vice President and President on the Dalton Hospitality Association Board and on the Authority Board of the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center.