Making Sure Your Team Is Prepared To Win!

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Thursday, May 14th - Webinar Session @ 1:00PM - 2:00PM EST

Thomas J. Jones, III, is the current Multi-Property Director of Human Resources for Marriott Hotels where heoversees the human resources functions at Sheraton New Orleans and W  French Quarter Hotels. Prior to the Starwood acquisition by Marriott International, he was the Area Director of Human Resources for Starwood Hotels where he provided human resources oversight for in Charlotte, Savannah, Hilton Head and New Orleans. He has worked for Hyatt Corporation as Director of Human Resources in New Orleans and in San Diego. Thomas also has worked in the gaming industry as a Corporate Training Manager, Director of Human
Resources and a Regional Training Manager. In his spare time, he also consults and is a career coach for various leaders.


Thomas earned a B.A. in Communications from Southern University and a M.A. in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix. He was also an adjunct professor at Kendall College School of Hospitality Management where he taught Human Resources Management and Organizational Culture.

Thomas' community citizenship work includes serving on the Starwood Cares committee, former Chair and current Jefferson Parish Workforce Investment Opportunity Act Board member; former Orleans Parish Workforce Investment Board member; and former chair of the Warren Easton Hospitality Advisory Board. He was also Vice Regional Director for Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Gulf Coast Region.