W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills Appoints Stephen Power as General Manager
W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Power as General Manager. Embodying a next-gen mindset, Power brings more than 15 years of hospitality experience to W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills. Power oversees all aspects of the 297-room hotel, including the lively Living Room Bar, the WET Deck pool, food and beverage operated by STK Los Angeles, as well as more than 5,000 square feet of meetings and event space.
Power most recently joins the W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills team from SLS Beverly Hills where he successfully led the 297-room hotel as director of hotel operations while simultaneously increasing hotel revenue, employee engagement and the overall guest experience.
Over the span of his career, Power led three Marriott International hotels as director of restaurants including; the Renaissance St. Louis Grand and Suites Hotel, Marina del Rey Marriott in Los Angeles, and the Washington D.C. Renaissance. While leading The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas as director of food and beverage, he was responsible for overseeing four on-property restaurants, with a focus on meetings and special events as well as banquet functions and streamlining event management. As Director of Food and Beverage at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba Power managed more than 80,000 square feet of event space and positively improved the overall guest satisfaction of food and beverage.
Power has effectively assisted with the opening of seven franchise hotels. In his new role as General Manager at W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills, Power aims to position the hotel as a destination within itself by fueling guests with innovative music, fresh design, and fashion trends through modern pop-ups and local partnerships.
Power earned his Bachelor of Arts in History at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania.