Breanna Smith began her hospitality career in college, interning at a mountain resort and a theme park in Colorado. She later rose to revenue and sales management positions at Marriott International. As a Senior Project Manager with HVS Portland, Breanna draws on this range of experience to deliver the most authoritative, comprehensive, and thoroughly researched hotel appraisals, market studies, and feasibility studies available. For conclusions you can count on to guide your next hotel venture, trust Breanna and the HVS Portland team.
Before joining HVS, Breanna worked as Sales Manager and then Revenue Manager for Marriott International. In these roles, she made corporate sales for full-service Marriott-branded hotels across Texas, conducted strategic analyses and daily management of hotel transient guest performance data, and created strategies to maximize hotel revenue. She formerly interned at the Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park in Denver and The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado. Breanna earned a BSBA in Hospitality Management from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.
While at Marriott, Breanna served on a committee working to create leadership and networking opportunities for women at the company. She formerly volunteered with the Delta Sigma Pi Professional Fraternity and the Spirit to Serve Committee, where she helped coordinate quarterly fundraising drives and work in schools and soup kitchens. She continues to lead volunteer efforts for HVS Portland. Originally from Colorado, Breanna and her husband enjoy hiking trails with their two dogs in the Pacific Northwest, visiting the Willamette River, and frequenting Oregon’s restaurants, breweries, and wineries.