Kimberly FurlongSVP Revenue StrategiesKimberly Furlong is SVP of Revenue Strategies and is responsible for developing our sales and revenue management platforms, as well as overseeing and directing the revenue generation and marketing strategies across all operating departments for Atrium Hospitality.
Prior to joining Atrium, Kimberly spent three years with the Proccacianti Group as Vice President of Revenue Management. Prior to TPG Hospitality, she held various executive and senior revenue management and sales and marketing positions with Hersha Hospitality and Lodgian, Inc., both publicly traded hotel companies.
She is a member of the Marriott Distribution Strategy Advisory Committee, Marriott Full Service Sales and Marketing Advisory Council, and Hilton’s All Suites Task Force. She also serves as the Chair of the IHG owners Association, Distribution and Digital Committee.
Joe KellySenior Vice President of OperationsJoe Kelly is Senior Vice President of Operations and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Atrium’s hotel portfolio. In his role, Joe leads the Vice Presidents of Operations in developing and executing operational strategies. As a member of the AH Executive Committee he also assists in developing a culture of best in class engagement and execution.
Joe joined us in 2015 after working for John Q. Hammons Hotels for five years as Regional VP, managing 16 hotels with Hilton and Marriott brands, exceeding $190 million in revenue. Prior to his role with JQH, he spent eight years in regional roles with Lodgian Inc., culminating his time there as VP of Operations and an officer in this publicly traded company. Prior to his corporate positions, Joe was a GM for 15 years with Hart Hotels and Winegardner & Hammons across IHG, Starwood, and Radisson branded hotels.
Jacinta CarterSVP Human ResourcesJacinta Carter is SVP of HR, responsible for the continuous development of our organization’s human resource functions, directing the company’s staffing goals and strategies to support productive and profitable business operations, and advancing our vision “to be the place to work in the local market.”
Jacinta joined Atrium in February 2015 and has more than 15 years of human resource experience with manufacturing, packaging, and consumer products companies, leading teams and business units in corporate functions.
Prior to joining Atrium, Jacinta was the VP, Corporate HR & Communications for Graphic Packaging International. During her eight years with Graphic Packaging, she held a number of global leadership positions. She has also held other HR Generalist and HR leadership roles of increasing responsibility with companies such as Tyson Foods and ConAgra Foods.
Jacinta has served as the Secretary of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA) Foundation Board since 2012 and has earned her Senior Human Resources Professional certification. She is also a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated, the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources – Atlanta (NAAAHR), Society of Human Resources Professionals (SHRM), and is a Big Sister with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Atlanta.
Daniel AbernethyPresidentDaniel is President of Atrium Hospitality. He joined Atrium in 2007 as SVP of Asset Management and has been responsible for overseeing all facets of operations for the company’s hotel, resort and golf portfolio. He has over 30 years of experience in the hotel industry, concentrating in asset management, sales and marketing, and revenue management at the hotel and corporate levels.
In his role as President, Daniel is actively involved in the development of property and enterprise level operating and capital investment strategies to maximize financial performance, improve product positioning, and increase ROI on capital projects.
Prior to joining Atrium, Daniel was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Lodgian Inc., responsible for revenue generation and strategy development for over 80 hotels with a variety of brands including Starwood, Marriott, Hilton and IHG.