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Mark Kessler

President & COO
Mark Kessler
Mark W. Kessler is the President & COO of Kessler Collection Design and Development providing oversight of corporate growth strategy, development and design. Additional responsibilities include leadership of the management company for 12 hotels and resorts in the Kessler Collection portfolio. He joined Kessler Enterprise, Inc. in 2002 as Project Manager for Kessler Canyon, where he was responsible for planning, developing, and opening a 14,000-acre western Colorado retreat. Mark then assisted with the start-up of Kessler Europe, a satellite office based in Vienna, Austria which specialized in management and acquisition opportunities for Kessler Collection operations abroad. In late 2008, he was appointed the role of President and COO of marketing, branding and PR efforts of the company.

Prior to joining The Kessler Enterprise, Inc., Mark was a member of the Ernst and Young Real Estate and Hospitality Services Group in Miami, FL. His experience involved market research and due diligence for hotels, resorts and assisted living facilities throughout the southeast. Additional valuable work experience includes his role as a commercial property analyst for Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, LP and assistant superintendent for C.D. Dangler Construction.

Mark earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in 1996 and a Master of Management in Hospitality from Cornell University in 2001. He chairs the Kessler Collection Philanthropy Committee and is board member of Orlando’s Make-a-Wish Foundation.