Mark Carrier Distinctive Hospitality Group



Mark is Partner in Distinctive Hospitality Group. He is also President of the B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group (BFSHG), based in the Washington, D.C.-area. BFSHG hotels are award-winners in the areas of guest satisfaction, team member development, renovation excellence, and environmental stewardship, and have achieved Torchbearer and Quality Excellence Awards with IGH, Platinum Status with Marriott, and Wall of Fame with Hilton. BFSGH’s Hay-Adams Hotel consistently ranks as one of the best hotels in the nation and in the world. Mark serves on numerous boards and committees, including: Chairman of the Board, American Hotel and Lodging Association; member, Governmental Affairs Committee focusing on hotel industry legislative issues; Fairfax County’s Economic Advisory Council; member, Dulles Corridor Rail Association Board of Directors; Vice Chairman, Tyson’s Partnership Executive Committee; Secretary Treasurer, American Hotel and Lodging Association; and Chairman Emeritus, Visit Fairfax. Mark holds a degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University.