Live! Casino & Hotel in Maryland announced that it has named hospitality veteran Brian Coughlin as general manager of its new Live! Hotel, which is set to open this spring.
Coughlin will manage day-to-day hotel operations and raise brand awareness to drive traffic to the hotel, including new staff training, best-in-class guest service, compliance, financial planning and revenue management. He brings 20 years of hospitality experience, including leadership positions at four- and five-diamond hotels.
Coughlin most recently was director of rooms at Caneel Bay Resort on the island of St. John, U.S.V.I. Additionally, he has held positions at esteemed hotels including the St. Regis Houston, The Elysian Hotel (now Waldorf-Astoria Chicago), the-Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia and the Hotel Hershey. Coughlin also served at a private members club in Chicago.