Mark Purcell has 30 years’ experience in the hotel industry with a concentration on development, acquisitions and finance. Mark is currently Vice President, Development at Accor with responsibility for growing the Accor brands throughout the United States with a focus on the upper upscale and luxury product.
Prior to joining Accor in June 2017, Mark was at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide for 12 years in various development roles with a general concentration on complex transactions that included the use of the Starwood balance sheet. Notable transactions for which Mark was responsible include The Westin Denver International Airport, The Westin Phoenix Downtown, Aloft and Element Boston Seaport and W/Element Philadelphia among others.
Previously, Mark spent 18 years with Interstate Hotels & Resorts holding a variety of property level management and corporate finance and development positions.