Mary Beth Cutshall HVMG
Mary Beth Cutshall
EVP & Chief Development Officer
HVMG
Bio

Mary Beth serves as EVP & Chief Development Officer at Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), a nationally recognized owner and operator of full-service hotels and resorts, and select-service hotels consisting of premium branded properties with Hard Rock, Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, IHG as well as independent boutique and lifestyle hotels.
With over 30+ years in the hospitality industry, Mary Beth has been actively involved in hotel real estate transactions with an approximate valuation of $1.3+ Billion. Her experience includes hospitality operations, new development, and M&A and she leads HVMG’s team on acquisitions, dispositions, new development, and third-party management agreements including deal sourcing, origination, underwriting, due diligence, and the selections of real estate investment opportunities. Since joining HVMG in 2011, the company’s annual revenues have grown in access of 300% to exceed $280M+. and she has been involved in the execution of more than 100 hotel deals.
Honored in 2017 as one of the 30 Influential Women in Hospitality by Hotel Management Magazine, Atlanta Magazine as one of “Atlanta’s 500 Most Powerful Leaders” (2020 & 2019), and one of the top hospitality leaders to follow on social media by Crowdriff. Mary Beth is a C-suite executive experienced in new business growth and is a known and respected innovator and visionary in the hospitality industry and nationally recognized for her thought leadership on hospitality. Mary Beth is a frequent speaker at hotel investment conferences who’s insight has been sought out by numerous news and media publications including the Wall Street Journal, Skift, Hotel News Now, Hotel Business, Hotel Management, Long Live Lodging, and the No Vacancy Podcast Show.
Mary Beth serves as Vice Chair of the AHLA Management Committee, is an active board member and past President of the Atlanta Hospitality Alliance, a founding board member and Vice Chair of the Castell Project, a national initiative increasing leadership diversity within the hospitality industry, and a member of Marriott International’s Women Supporting Women Council.
Passionate about creating more hotel ownership and leadership diversity, Mary Beth founded Amara Capital in 2018, a top hotel DE&I investment platform for high-net worth women and minority investors to gain access into hospitality real estate, and give DE&I “a seat at the hotel ownership table”.

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