Brent McDowell

Executive Vice President, Business Development

Brent joined McNeill Hotel Company upon its formation and was instrumental in its growth, which included the development, design and construction of almost 10 new-build hotel projects as of the end of 2022.  As Executive Vice President, Business Development for McNeill Investment Group and with nearly 30 years in the hospitality industry, he is responsible for the growth of the platform's investment vehicles. Brent is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Business Administration.  Prior to joining McNeill, Brent served as Vice President of Pillar Hotels & Resorts Construction, where he was responsible for the strategic capital planning and execution of capital expenditures for a portfolio of more than 300 hotels encompassing 10 hotel brands. His hospitality career also includes serving as Asset Manager in the Realty Management Division for Goldman Sachs, providing oversight for nearly 100 properties across multiple major brands.