Michael Deighton, Regional Operations Director
Michael Deighton is a Regional Operations Director for HTL Management, LLC, the management company affiliate of HTL Hospitality Advisors. Mr. Deighton has over 25 years of hotel management experience including 19 years with Westin Hotels & Resorts as a General Manager or in senior marketing and sales positions. Westin Hotels in which he served in a management capacity include among others: Westin St. Francis – San Francisco, Arizona Biltmore – Phoenix, Westin – Wailea Beach Maui, Westin Renaissance Center – Detroit and Westin South Coast Plaza – Orange County, CA.
During his career, he has also served a General Manager or Vice President of Hotel Operations for several resort hotels including Caesars Tahoe – Lake Tahoe, NV and the Boca Raton Resort & Club – Boca Raton, FL as well as several small boutique resort hotels located in the Caribbean. His vast experience as either a General Manager or in a Marketing and Sales Manager capacity affords him the business savvy to anticipate contingencies, develop strategic marketing and operating initiatives necessary to maximize asset profitability. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in budgeting, forecasting, staff training and planning, and developing and implementing capital improvement projects.
He graduated from The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University with a Bachelors Degree. He has served as an honorary faculty member and has been recognized as Alumnus of the Month. Mr. Deighton is a Certified Hotel Administrator.
- B.A. Degree from The School of Hospitality Business - Michigan State University
- Honorary Faculty Member, The School of Hospitality Business - Michigan State University
- Alumnus of the Month, The School of Hospitality Business - Michigan State University
- Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA)
- The Alexander Hotel - Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands
- Bay Harbor Resort & Marina - Bay Harbor, MI
- Sheraton Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
- Caesars Tahoe – Lake Tahoe, NV
- Boca Raton Resort & Club – Boca Raton, FL