Tom Voss has been named as president of Manchester Hospitality Group, a subsidiary of San Diego-based Manchester Financial Group.
According to MFG, Voss will be reporting to MFG CEO and President Richard Gibbons and “Papa” Doug Manchester, chairman of MFG.
Voss will work closely with the Manchester Financial Group’s executive team to identify investment opportunities and coordinate significant real estate projects including the development of Fairmont Austin in Austin, and Manchester Pacific Gateway, a $1.3 billion multi-use redevelopment project of the Navy Broadway Complex at the downtown San Diego waterfront.
Voss previously served as president of Manchester Grand Resorts where he spearheaded operations and development at The Grand Del Mar. Prior to that, he was executive assistant manager and director of food and beverage at Hyatt Regency San Diego (now Manchester Grand Hyatt) from its opening in 1992 until 1998, when he was promoted to general manager of Grand Hyatt Atlanta and Hyatt Regency Greenville.
In 2004, he returned to San Diego as general manager of Manchester Grand Hyatt. Prior to his Hyatt experience, Voss was with Starwood Hotels and ITT Sheraton, working at properties in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
“I applaud Tom for his incredible work in consistently positioning The Grand Del Mar property as a triple Forbes Five-Star resort year after year,” Manchester said. “Tom will continue to represent our ownership interest in the Grand Del Mar and will also work with the Austin Fairmont mega 1066-room hotel in its final planning.”
Manchester Financial Group specializes in and focuses on hotel and commercial property development.