Laurie Wheeler started her career with InnVentures in 1995 as a Sales Account Manager at the Residence Inn-Lloyd Center in Portland, Oregon. She has held several different management positions with InnVentures and Marriott International, including Director of Sales, General Manager and Cluster Director of Revenue Management.

As Director of Sales, Laurie was named “Outstanding Rookie of the Year”, and earned “Best Teamwork” honors in 1996 among Residence Inn hotels. She was also named “Marriott Revenue Management Leader of the Year” in 2004.

Laurie’s true passion is in hotel sales and revenue management and she has held her current position since 2002. She serves on Marriott’s ESOcc Profitability Committee and the TownePlace Suites System Marketing Fund Committee.

Laurie supports her community by volunteering at local schools and coaching youth athletic teams. She is a graduate of San Diego State University.