Adam Kipple, President and Managing Member of Magnolia Hospitality Services, brings with him a diverse hospitality background spanning over 20 years of industry experience. Specializing in both the operations and sales branches of the business, his role is indispensable in the development of partner relations, hotel investment strategy, asset management oversight, and the acquisition of new management contracts.
Offering extensive experience from 13 different brands under Marriott, IHG Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, and Choice Hotels, Adam’s background within maintenance, housekeeping, sales and operations has proven instrumental in the ability to positively impact various aspects central to industry success.
As a seasoned hotelier, Adam’s experience and leadership have paved the way for a successful portfolio. His previous efforts have earned his prior locations several awards including Marriott’s Gold Circle Award, Select Service Hotel of the Year Award, as well as a Zero Degrees of Sales Separation Award, the latter of which is awarded for attaining underperforming assets and exceeding owner and brand expectations
on revenue targets.
With an intensive and purposeful approach, Adam has opened both full-service and select-service hotel locations that launched with premium results and flawless executions, and expects to do the same for current operations and efforts.
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.
As Hotel Support Specialist at Magnolia Hospitality Services, Cali Trowbridge aids in the promoting, advertising, and marketing of all MHS hotel properties as it pertains to sales, events, promotions, digital marketing services, and brand initiatives. Cali uses her vast experience and expertise in organizational procedures to create, refine, and implement relevant MHS initiatives.
Holding a M.A. of I/O Psychology and a B.A. in Psychology and Journalism, Cali has always thrived within the areas of business relationships and communications. Cali’s background includes an extensive sales span across various market segments, as well as strong communications and media-focused content management. Previously, Cali worked as a Director of Sales for multiple properties, Marriott and IHG among the brands. Since then, her sector of skills has grown to include building brand awareness, social media presence, and productivity, all of which have led her to become a valuable asset to the MHS Team.
Cali attributes much of her personal success thus far to her family and mentors who have aided in various professional endeavors, as well as personal ones. A wife and mother of two, Cali remains busy in her personal time as well. She actively promotes the American Breast Cancer Foundation to encourage breast cancer research, as well as Autism Speaks - the latter of which is in honor of her special needs son. She is passionate toward her goals to educate, empower, and spread autism awareness.