Director of Strategic Projects
A veteran of the hospitality industry, Mr. Dole brings 30+ years’ experience in hotel operations, sales, marketing, revenue management, convention hotels, and Food & Beverage. Fred’s background includes corporate level and on property leadership including General Manager and Director of sales roles. Fred’s background includes extensive experience in turning around distressed properties, brand conversions, and small to full scale renovations.
Fred has worked with most major brands and independent hotels including all types and sizes of hotels in small, large and major markets. With IHG for 11 years Fred handled portfolios of 40+ hotels in major markets including Washington DC, Baltimore and tertiary markets from Pennsylvania to New England. In this Senior Area Manager role, Fred supported both on
property hotel leadership and owners. Using his experience, he helped guide on property leadership to provide strong financial and guest service results, while also offering direction and support for owners to ensure strong owner ROI as well.
During his tenure with IHG, due to his extensive sales experience, Fred was appointed to work with the STEP Sales Specialty team. This sales focused team worked with distressed sales offices to turn them around and help motivate the team to re-start proactive selling and in turn achieving budgets. At IHG Fred won the Northeast Area Manager of the Year Award 2 times
due to his passion for supporting hotels and hotel owners.
After leaving IHG, Fred started his own hotel consulting business, Proven Results Consulting Group. This role allows Fred to share his knowledge and passion for the hospitality industry with management companies, ownership groups and on property leadership. Proven Results Consulting Group partners with hotels for task force assistance and/or general consulting
services to improve operations, sales, and revenue management routines to enhance guest service and revenues.
After working and living in many of the East Coast states from North Carolina to New England, Fred now lives in New Hampshire with his wife Kim and their dog Shelby. In his off time, he enjoys boating, sports and cooking.