Mark Aftanski

Regional Vice President

Bringing with him over 20 years of hospitality experience, Mr. Aftanski joined White Lodging in 2010. In his current position he is responsible for Region 3’s portfolio of select service hotels. Most recently Mr. Aftanski was at Hyatt Hotels for over 5 years where he held the position of Regional Vice President Northern Region where he managed a portfolio of 23 hotels. While with Hyatt, Mr. Aftanski was very instrumental in the successful development and launch of the new Hyatt Place brand. Prior to joining Hyatt Hotels, Mr. Aftanski was an area director of operations and sales at Tharaldson Lodging for the Arizona/Colorado Extended Services portfolio. Mr. Aftanski has held other multi-unit and general manager positions in his career including over 10 years with Prime Hospitality Corporation. Mr. Aftanski numerous awards include Most Improved Hotel, Revenue Achievement, Brand Excellence Awards and multiple corporate General Manager and Property of the Year award winners from his regions. Mr. Aftanski is a graduate of Seton Hall University with a degree in History and Business.