Executive Vice President of Sales & Revenue Generation, Chesapeake Hospitality
Clifford Ferrara is an industry veteran with more than 27 years of experience in the hotel business. Mr. Ferrara was promoted from Chesapeake's senior vice president of sales, marketing and revenue management to executive vice president sales and revenue generation in 2017.
Chesapeake Hospitality is a leading third-party hotel management company with a proven track record of outstanding financial performance. They offer private equity, institutional and individual hotel investors and owners of full-service hotels a unique opportunity to experience what's possible with a results-driven hotel management partner.
As Chesapeake's executive vice president sales and revenue generation, Mr. Ferrara continues the daily management and oversight of advertising, direct sales, catering, e-commerce and digital marketing, and revenue management strategies for the company's expansive portfolio of hotels nationally.
In his role, he also serves as part of the leadership team driving strategic decisions impacting the company's continued growth as one of the most recognized third party hotel management companies in the country today.
Mr. Ferrara is an enthusiastic leader who has developed a successful track record of meaningful accomplishments throughout his career with Chesapeake. With the company for more than 17 years, he has served in various positions at the property level, including the Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach in Hollywood, Florida, where he was pre-opening and post-opening general manager, as well as the 259-room Crown Plaza Houston Downtown in Houston, Texas where he served as general manager.
Mr. Ferrara began his career with Chesapeake Hospitality as director of sales and marketing at the Hilton in Jacksonville, Florida. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Hampden-Sydney College.