Joseph A. Mcinerney
President & CEO, Mcinerney Hospitality International
Emeritus President & CEO, American Hotel & Lodging Association
CONSULTANT, AH&LA Educational InsTitute
Joseph A. McInerney, CHA, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of McInerney Hospitality International, a full-service international consulting practice and emeritus president and chief executive officer of the American Hotel & Lodging Association.
McInerney has over 50 years of experience in the hospitality industry in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors as president of ITT Sheraton’s Franchise Division, and President and CEO of Hawthorn Suites, Forte Hotels, the Pacific Asia Travel Association, and the American Hotel & Lodging Association. Throughout his career, McInerney has been a change agent–growing brands, creating earning streams, increasing profits, enhancing brand image, and significantly improving employee morale at the companies and associations he managed.
A United States Army veteran, McInerney is an honor graduate of Boston College as well as a Certified Hotel Administrator via the Educational Institute (EI), an affiliate of AH&LA. McInerney has been recognized with several industry awards throughout his career.