Meet Our Sales Team
Mr. Young is a graduate of the Ohio State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Restaurant Management.
He started his career in the Hospitality Industry as a Food & Beverage start up specialist for MHM Management of Dallas Texas. In the early 1980’s he was recruited and managed historic hotels in both Eureka Springs Arkansas and Glenwood Springs Colorado. In 1983 he was the project manager and General Manager of the historic Hotel Colorado an “award winning” hotel that once served as the western white house for president Theodore Roosevelt. He served as the first President of the Historic Hotels of the Rocky Mountain West Association from 1984-1985.
He accepted a position as VP of Operations for Maxim Management, a Charlotte NC based hotel company, where he oversaw the operations of 16 full service hotels. He later formed his own company in Charlotte NC, Hospitality Specialists Inc., which he operated for over 10 years, serving as President and CEO.
In 1996, with the growth of extended stay hotels, he relocated to Atlanta Georgia where he specialized in extended stay hotels & served as COO of SEHM LLC , developing properties and companies for 3 large hotels groups:
Suite One Hotels
Villager Premier Extended Stay Hotels
Mr. Young served on the Cendant Hotel Advisory board for 3 years. Cendant (Now Wyndham Hotel Group) was the largest hotel franchise company with over 7000 hotels in their franchise portfolio.
In 2008 he moved into senior living. He served a Regional Director of Sales with Holiday Retirement Corporation overseeing the sales and growth of 30 Senior living Communities in Georgia, Alabama and Florida. He was voted by Stanford University into the Who’s Who of Sales Executives in 2012.
Currently he serves as Director of Sales and Operator Support for Pace-O- Matic Technology, assigned in partnership with Queen of Virginia Skill.
Matthew has been married to Annette Young for 30 years with 3 children and 3 grandchildren. They reside in South Carolina.