Tom Whitney is the Vice President for Pennbridge Lodging. Since joining the Pennbridge team, Tom brings over 13 years of Marriott experience to the company. Tom worked in a variety of roles throughout Marriott International including Architecture and Design, Marriott Bonvoy, Feasibility and Asset Management. During Tom’s tenure at Marriott, he helped underwrite over 400 Marriott-branded hotels. Prior to his Feasibility role at Marriott, he worked with many franchisees on the design and construction of their hotels and oversaw the development and design approval of more than 1,500 Marriott Select Branded hotels during his tenure at Marriott.
Tom studied Architecture and Design at the University of Utah and his passion for hotels pushed him more recently to complete a Master’s Degree in Hotel Management from Georgetown University while employed by Marriott. When not working on hotels, Tom enjoys spending time with his wife and three young daughters traveling and doing anything outdoors. Tom loves to coach his daughter’s sports teams and particularly enjoys hiking, biking, camping, tennis and looking for grizzly bears when spending time out in the Yellowstone region.