Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Marie Echols

Marie is the General Manager at the new Hotel Preston, a luxury full service hotel in Nashville, TN, where she is responsible for the operations, revenue, sales, and marketing efforts. Marie is a native Nashvillian. Hospitality has been her passion since 2000. She spent several years over 14 years with the Hilton Family of Hotels. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Hospitality & Tourism Management from Tennessee State University in Nashville, TN. Marie was a recipient of Nashville’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2015. She also received the Cordell Award for General Manager of the Year from Hilton Hotels 2015. Marie also served as a Committee Member for the American Bus Association Convention in 2014. When Marie is not working, she volunteers at the Nashville Rescue Mission with her team members and family. She also attends Lake Providence Missionary Baptist Church, and she is a devoted baseball mom to her son, Kingston. She and her son’s travel goals are to visit every major league baseball field. So far they have visited 6 and more to come.