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Hotel executive , Real estate broker

Barry Alan Smith, American hotel executive, real estate broker. Certified hotel administrator, manager community association; licensed real estate broker.

Background

Smith, Barry Alan was born on September 1, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Joel Herman and Daphne Peggy (Wigsten) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Houston, 1968.

Career

Front office manager, Warwick Hotel, Houston, 1966-1973;assistant manager, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Houston, 1973-1975;executive assistant manager, Whitehall Hotel, Houston, 1975-1977;resident manager, Stouffer's Greenway Plaza Hotel, Houston, 1977-1979;resident manager, Registry Hotel, Dallas, 1979-1981;managing director, NortPark Inn and Convention Center, Dallas, 1981-1984;director operations, Bradford Hotels, Austin, Texas, 1984;vice president operations, Landmark Hotels, Inc., Dallas, 1984-1986;general manager, Midland (Texas) Hilton, 1986-1991;president, 117 Wall St. Corporation, 1989-1991;general manager, Austin (Texas) Crest Hotel, 1991-1992;general manager, Austin (Texas) Cambridge Tower, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Certified hotel administrator, manager community association. Licensed real estate broker.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

Politics

When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.

Views

It is important to experience God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.

Membership

Member National Association Realtors, Texas Hotel/Motel Association (board directors 1987-1991), Texas Association Realtors, Community Association Institute, Mobile Hotel Association (president 1985-1986), Midland Hotel Association (president, vice president 1986-1988), Mobile C. of Chamber (board directors 1985), Midland Chamber of Commerce (advisory board 1987-1991), Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau (advisory board 1991-1992), Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, real estate, historic renovations.

Connections

Married Gayle Swift, February 21, 1970.

father:
Joel Herman Smith

mother:
Daphne Peggy (Wigsten) Smith

spouse:
Gayle Swift