Erich Smith

David Twohig
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Erich has been with Stanford Hotels since 2012; most recently as the General Manager at our Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel in Honolulu.

Erich has over 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. Prior to Stanford Erich was General Manager and Vice President of Operations with Lodging Hospitality Management. Erich has worked with several Management and Ownership groups including Starwood and Marriott. During his tenure he has Brand transitioned or opened 7 properties.

Erich has worked in 7 states and 14 properties. Erich opened the 1800 room NY Marriott Marquis, and was Director of Operations for the 1100 room Westin Peachtree Plaza during the 96 Olympics. Erich has experience in take overs, brand transitions and new builds along with strong operational skills. He has been a GM with the Westin, Hilton and Sheraton Brands.

Erich is a graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore.