Calvin Quick has grown his 30-year hospitality career from Front Desk Manager in the Pacific Northwest to Director of Operations in the Southwest with positions in Operations Support, General Manager and Revenue Manager in-between. He has a penchant for learning, mentoring and experiencing all things and people in the hospitality industry.
As IHI Director of Operations, he has broadened his personal horizons and enhanced the outlook of many team members. A simple formula taught to him at the beginning of his career “The triangle of hospitality” still rings true today; clean & well maintained, superior service, and solid sales effort, in that order. This formula driven by Mr. Quick’s leadership has allowed his management team and associates to meet and exceed team, ownership and personal goals. Honesty, integrity, efficiency, respect and happiness are Calvin’s core values. These principles are his key to being an open communicator utilizing positive motivation to attain team success.
When not having fun at work, Calvin is passionate about skiing, fly-fishing and spending time with his family.
Says Calvin, “If everyone is moving forward together as a team, then Success takes care of itself” – Henry Ford
President and COO of InnSuites Hospitality Trust (IHT), which has three divisions: IHI Management, InnSuites Hotels & Suites managed by IHI, and InnDependent Boutique Collection (IBC) working closely with IHI on technology opportunities, all headquartered in Phoenix. IHT is a real estate investment trust that owns hospitality real estate assets, manages hotels and provides IBC’s proprietary technology software including patent-pending InnCentives loyalty services. Ms. Barnhill is a Board member the Independent Lodging Industry Association (ILIA) and California Lodging Industry Association (CLIA). She was a 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist and is a leading innovator of hospitality technology and independent hotels.
Christopher J. Wirth is Regional Vice President of Rare Earth Financial, investor in hotels since 1980 with a BS in real estate from W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He has been active with IHI Management, InnSuites Hospitality Trust and Rare Earth Financial in hotel investment and management. He has assisted with Revenue Management for the InnSuites hotels as well as assisted with IBC Hotels development.