As VP of Sales and Managing Member, Christie Veyna is the spearhead of the sales leadership of Magnolia Hospitality Services and pivotal in leading the sales efforts and development of its locations. With industry experience spanning more than 20 years and inclusive of diverse
markets and segments, Christie’s background in industry-specific areas includes limited service, extended stay, and full service hotels. Her experience comprises of various top hotel brands including Marriott, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt, IHG Hotels & Resorts, Choice Hotels, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, and Best Western. Prior to co-founding Magnolia Hospitality Services with fellow Managing Member, Adam Kipple, Christie held the position of Regional
Director of Sales within IHG.
In her present role, not only does her wealth of expertise provide crucial sales support and leadership to hotel development teams through various phases, it also offers a focused, hands- on approach to increase topline revenue for all hotel locations. Using her extensive sales experience, Christie continues to support the hotel portfolio by collaborating with hotel sales teams to implement strategic processes to achieve market share that renders the best return of investment for the management group’s owners.
Many people have influenced her success; she now finds it rewarding to give back and inspire others. Just as with the passion instilled in her professional life, Christie incorporates her passion in her personal life to the community by supporting Special Olympics Texas and the
CARE Communities in Austin.