Scott Friesner has been in the hospitality industry for over 30 years. Scott started his hotel career at a Marriott hotel in Toledo, OH. For his college internship, he had the choice to be paid to work in only one department, or work for free in multiple departments. He chose to work 300 hours in one month for free to gain additional experience in the hotel industry. He has worked in practically every department from Food and Beverage in Toledo, OH to the Assistant Food and Beverage Director at a hotel in Hilton Head Island, SC. He also obtained experience in Sales and Front Office. Finally becoming the General Manager at a 218-room full-service hotel in Toledo, OH for nearly 4 years. Scott has spent a better part of his career working for IHG in regional positions in the Midwest for Operations and Revenue Management. Later, with IHG, he was one of the Crowne Plaza Revenue Managers with a northern portfolio from NY to LA.
Prior to Scott coming to Innisfree, all their hotels were all on different revenue services either from the brands or third parties. Scott has been able to bring all revenue services in-house and has built a stellar revenue team which has produced amazing results.
Scott and his wife Leslie, have 3 boys, Chandler, Mason and Cooper. Scott enjoys spending time with friends and family, camping, and fishing. Scott has turned his photography skills from a hobby into a lucrative business.