Solara is comprised of hospitality industry leaders, many of which have started as front desk agents and moved our way up the hospitality ladder. We have experience developing, acquiring and operating hotels. We bleed, breathe and sweat hospitality. We are an extremely social group of family-focused, techies, foodies and travel fanatics with the every lasting spirit to serve our guests.
Senior Managing Partner, President & CEO of Solara Hospitality. A native of Youngstown, OH, he is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a Master’s in Business Administration. He began his career with Ryan Homes as a sales manager and then spent the next five years at Ford Motor Company as a Zone Manager and was promoted to Product Marketing Manager. He was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for a hotel management company with responsibility for over 25 hotels in the Southeast as well as a full-service, in-house advertising agency. He has over 30 years’ experience in hospitality marketing and management and has been involved in the development, acquisitions and management for more than 30 hotel projects. In 2017, he was named Hotelier of the Year by the South Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association. Clancy resides in Columbia, South Carolina. He is a father of three children, Amanda, Haley and Colton, and recently became a proud grandfather.
Hotel Partner, Investor & Vice President of Hotel Relations of Solara Hospitality. Andre is a strong entrepreneurial and sales-oriented enterprise executive with cross-functional leadership and operational experience across marketing, business development, product management, R&D, professional services, customer service and finance. Accomplished at building high-performing technology-based businesses, leading organizations and managing P&Ls. Recognized for strategic creativity and ability to deliver results in both large organizations and start-ups. Andre has built a number of highly successful companies were he was CEO, VP and labeled as the youngest senior executive at Sony Electronics, still to this day. He traveled the world for work, managing locations in 15 different countries. He has over 5 years of hotel investing and direct operational experience, and has been influenced with hotel hospitality his entire life. Andre resides in Columbia, South Carolina. He is married to Haley and is a father of two children, Violetta and Sofia.
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