Charlene "Charley" Carter
Chief Development Officer
Charley’s objective is to drive market share, maximize revenue growth, enhance company visibility and oversee the Sales and Marketing Task Force leadership of Carver Hotel Group’s clients.
During Charley’s vast career, she has mastered best-practices in every position including, Sales Manager, Director of Sales and Marketing, Regional and National Director of Sales, Corporate Director of Sales, Catering Manager, Director of Catering and Hotel Operations.
A Guru in Market Segmentation, Charley’s expertise dominates all facets; Corporate, Tour and Travel, Government, Association, Entertainment, IBT, and SMERF.
Hotel Brands within Charley’s portfolio include Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, InterContinental Hotel Group, Wyndham Worldwide, Carlson Worldwide, Choice Hotels and host of Independent and Boutique Luxury Hotels.
Charley’s hospitality certifications within the industry are Train-the-Trainer, Certified Hospitality Trainer, Building Sales Results, Professional Selling Skills and Leadership over Management. Charley is also listed as one of the prominent “Who’s Who of Executive Business Women”.
Charley attended Fort Valley State University, Armstrong State University and South College (Hotel Management) all of which are located in Georgia.