Eric Gemmill began his career with InnVentures in 2001 as a Maintenance Assistant at the Courtyard in Tigard, Oregon. Since then, he has held several positions including opening Assistant Chief of Maintenance, Chief of Maintenance, and Operations Manager. In 2011, Eric was promoted to General Manager at the Residence Inn in Hillsboro, Oregon. Eric was then promoted to General Manager at the Residence Inn-Portland Lloyd Center in 2013 and was promoted to Director of Capital Assets and Maintenance Support in 2014. 

Eric received Marriott's "Associate of the Year" award in 2002 and the "Manager of the Year" award in 2008. In 2010, Eric was nominated for the distinguished "J Willard Marriott Award of Excellence." Eric and the Residence Inn-RiverPlace team were awarded the "Children's Miracle Network Community Service Hotel of the Year" award and were also named "Top Fundraisers" for CMN in 2010. 

Eric gives back to the Portland community by volunteering at the Doernbecher Children's Hospital, the Oregon Food Bank and the SOLV Willamette River Clean-Up.