Appointed Senior Vice President of Development
At Kimpton Hotel Restaurant Group, LLC in San Francisco – CA, USA
With over 20 years of experience, Cooper is a veteran of the hospitality industry with a strong connection to the Kimpton brand, having started her career in sales and hotel operations for Kimpton in 1995. Cooper joined Starwood Hotels Resorts in 1999, working first in hotel operations before transitioning to the Real Estate Development Group for Starwood in 2005, where she grew the hotel’s portfolio throughout the Western United States. In 2016, Cooper joined Marriott International’s development team as Vice President of Lodging Development, focusing on full service and luxury hotel growth. Now, coming full circle, Cooper will be leading strategic growth initiatives for the brand including new markets, new products, and development partner outreach. In addition, Cooper will oversee development activity in the Western U.S. and Latin America.