President, Olympia Hotel Management
Sara joined Olympia Hotel Management in 2006 as the general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown.
In 2007, she became General Manager of Inn by the Sea and guided the operating team through an $18 million renovation and re-positioning as New England’s premier coastal destination.
Inn by the Sea was recognized both regionally and nationally during Sara’s tenure, including: Travel + Leisure World’s Best, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, AAA four-diamond since 2007, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2008 and a top ten American Green Hotel by MSNBC and Forbes Traveler.
Sara now primarily supports Olympia’s independent hotel group with fully integrated approaches to branding, operations, sales and marketing.
Prior to joining Olympia, Sara was a regional director for a Boston-based asset management group for two years. Sara started her career in full service independent hotels on Cape Cod.
Sara graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in History and currently holds board positions with New England Inns & Resorts Association and The Children’s Center of Maine.