Vice President of Operations
Robb oversees multiple brands and geographic areas of the country for CSM’s Lodging division. In addition to leading a large hotel portfolio and new hotel openings, he’s responsible for the excellence of all food and beverage within CSM, driving quality, service and profitability across all company properties.
Robb believes strongly in long-term partnership and the importance of a cohesive team committed to meeting objectives. His 30 years of experience – both domestic and international – in operations, finance, sales and food and beverage make him uniquely qualified to lead a diverse and dynamic portfolio. A veteran of prestigious brands such as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, Intercontinental and Carlson, Robb’s know-how spans third-party management, owner-operated assets, multi-unit management and full and select service operations.
Since joining CSM in 2004, Robb has held a variety of roles, including managing director of The Depot Minneapolis, a multi-hotel, 60,000 square foot historic entertainment complex. During his tenure, The Renaissance Minneapolis Depot Hotel experienced record growth and received numerous awards, including Hotel of the Year by the MN Lodging Association (2008).