Julie Thompson

Director of Sales and Marketing

Julie joined the Guests, Inc. team in 2010. She serves as Director of Sales and Marketing overseeing the sales operations for all hotels within the Guests, Inc. portfolio. Over the course of her career, she has been responsible for leading the sales and marketing teams at over 56 hotels located in 23 states. She has served in numerous hotel management roles to include the General Manager at a 400 room hotel located in Northern Virginia. Under her supervision the hotel generated over $10 million in revenue with a GOP margin of 48% throughout her three-year assignment.

Prior to joining the Guests, Inc. team she served as the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for a management company which owned and operated 30 hotels. As the Vice President of Sales & Marketing her responsibilities included overseeing $82 million in revenue for the entire portfolio and company. Julie also was a Marketing Support Director for a national chain that included overseeing brand contribution and impact for hotels within the state of Florida. She also has experience within the Extended Stay Market overseeing a project launch. In that role, she was involved in developing pre-opening strategies for a number of hotels as well as numerous brand conversions.

As the Director of Sales and Marketing, Julie’s primary responsibility is to focus on delivering revenue growth by building sustainable partnerships at each hotel.