Atrium Hospitality today announced that Michael “Mike” Panzer has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Capital Investment Strategies. Mike will serve on the Atrium Executive Committee and report to Rob Mangiarelli, President, Atrium Hospitality. Alpharetta, Georgia-based Atrium Hospitality is one of the nation’s largest hotel operators. Our company manages a portfolio of more than 80 hotels, representing well-known brands such as Hilton, Marriott, IHG, and Wyndham, in 28 states and operates more than 20,000 guest rooms/suites and approximately 3 million square feet of event space.
In his role as Senior Vice President, Capital Investment Strategies, Mike will oversee the development of Atrium Hospitality’s design and project management strategies to facilitate our capital investment objectives. He will strive to produce market-leading renovations and ground-up construction projects — on time and on budget. Mike will also oversee the Capital Planning Function and Facilities Management of all properties managed by the company and affiliates.
Executive Hire Supports Atrium’s Commitment to Sustainability
Atrium Hospitality’s six core values of Service, Perseverance, Inclusion, Respect, Innovation and Teamwork guide the Atrium SPIRIT for creating a welcoming environment for all, encouraging the personal and professional growth of the company’s Associates, and being a responsible community partner. Atrium Hospitality supports the recently launched American Hotel & Lodging Association’s (AHLA) Responsible Stay environmental initiative, which complements Atrium’s commitment to preserving the planet’s natural resources and being efficient in the operations of our properties nationwide.
Rob Mangiarelli, President, Atrium Hospitality, said, “As one of the nation’s largest hotel operators, Atrium Hospitality is committed to being a responsible community partner as we offer exceptional guest experiences. The addition of Mike to our executive leadership team enhances Atrium’s ability to deliver on this genuine commitment to provide sustainable operations at our high-quality accommodations across the United States.”
Experienced Design and Construction Executive
Mike brings 15+ years of international management experience spanning the hospitality, entertainment and retail industries to his leadership role at Atrium. He’s successfully led all facets of multimillion-dollar real estate acquisition, design, construction, maintenance and renovation projects.
Prior to joining Atrium in January 2023, Mike was Vice President, Design and Construction, at G6 Hospitality in Texas, where he oversaw end-to-end operations for project management and brand standards of 400+ owned and 1,110+ franchised properties. Mike’s expansive career as a design and construction executive includes serving as Chief Executive Officer at SBS Project Management in Texas, where he seamlessly executed capital improvements for clients valued at $850 million. Mike’s hospitality career journey also includes his role as Senior Vice President, Architecture, Construction & Capital Projects, at Innkeepers USA in Florida, where he provided leadership for a 74-property, nationwide hotel Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design from Texas A&M University. He’s an active member of the AHLA, the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and the YMCA.
According to Mike Panzer, he was drawn to Atrium’s service culture that’s grounded in teamwork and innovation. Mike said, “I appreciate that Atrium strategically invests in talent and innovation to work smarter in conserving our planet’s natural resources. I’m eager to share my design and construction leadership expertise to support Atrium’s award-winning hotel portfolio, which is known for great customer service.”