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Jean-Luc Barone is Chief Executive Officer, Hospitality Management at White Lodging. In this role, he oversees the company’s management operations, including, revenue strategy, sales and marketing. Prior to this role, he served as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.

Jean-Luc joined White Lodging in 2016 as Vice President of Food and Beverage. His leadership in driving our food and beverage program to be best-in-class has moved White Lodging forward in our ability to succeed in urban markets.

Throughout his hospitality career, Jean-Luc has held a variety of roles in both restaurant and hotel operations as well in above property corporate food and beverage.

In 2010, Jean-Luc was awarded the Chief Sales Officer Award from Starwood North America. This distinction is awarded to the General Manager who demonstrates the highest level of engagement around sales and marketing. In 2009, his team won North America Best Revenue Management Team when he served as the General Manager for The Westin Bayshore in Vancouver. In 2011, Jean-Luc moved to Starwood world headquarters as Global Vice President Food and Beverage.

Jean-Luc is no stranger to community service; he is the former President and current Advisory Board member for the cookery division of SuperChefs Inc., an organization whose mission is to eradicate childhood obesity through entertainment and education. The organization participates in many community events, and provides cooking lessons during summer camps.
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