Senior Vice President, Operations | Easton's Group of Hotels
Mike Jackson joined the Eastons’ Group of Hotels July 15, 2013 as Senior Vice President – Operations. His responsibilities include leadership, direction and oversight of all aspects of the group’s hotel operations, plus participation in acquisition and development of new hotel assets and third party management opportunities.
Mike has been in the hospitality industry for over 40 years, with almost 30 of those years spent in progressively responsible operations and sales and marketing positions, involving as many as 120 properties. He has also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of two Canadian public hotel companies where he additionally was a Trustee/Director, one private hotel company in which he was a partner, and also acted as President of Choice Hotels Canada. The companies he has been associated with have achieved industry recognition such as the Pinnacle Award for Hotel Company of the Year in 2008, and a TIAC National Award for Tourism Excellence as Business of the Year – Multi Unit in 2009. Mike served three years as Chairman of the Hotel Association of Canada as well as having served on numerous other industry related Boards.