SVP, Development - Americas
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group
Tiffany Cooper is the Senior Vice President, Development for the Americas for The Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group. Tiffany is responsible for delivering growth to The Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group by expanding the development pipeline and footprint for the Americas via quality hotel projects to include conversions, adaptive reuse and new build opportunities. Tiffany is a hospitality professional with over 20 years of experience, having begun her career working in sales & marketing/hotel operations for The Kimpton Group in early 1995. Tiffany joined Starwood Hotels & Resorts in 1999 and continued working in operations, leading sales teams for various Starwood properties until 2005 when she transitioned to the Real Estate Development Group. During this time, Tiffany extensively grew Starwood’s portfolio, more than doubling the footprint throughout the Western Region. In September, 2016, following the Marriott acquisition, Tiffany joined the Marriott International development team, focused on full service and luxury hotel development until moving to Kimpton in April 2018.
Tiffany has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications & Public Relations from California State University, Hayward and in 2016 received a Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management Certificate from Cornell University’s Hotel School. Tiffany is currently working towards her Master of Business Administration, Hospitality degree through Johnson & Wales University. Tiffany lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband and three children.