Senior Vice President of Operations
Mike Swanigan is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Paragon Hotel Company. Mike leads the Operations and Engineering departments for all properties and brands at Paragon Hotel Company. Mike brings 25 years of hospitality experience and a variety of leadership and accomplishment awards to PHC. We are happy to have him on our team!
Prior to his current role of SVP of Operations, he was the Regional Vice President for White Lodging where he was responsible for Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt hotels across the Eastern United States.
Mike spent 15+ years with IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) in a variety of roles including, Vice President of Hotel Performance Support for the Eastern United States and Canada. In his position, Mike led a group of field team members that oversaw the operations and performance of the various IHG brands within the region. His team was responsible for franchise room revenue exceeding $5 billion dollars annually.
Mike and his wife Kim currently enjoy Lake Hartwell living. He and his family enjoy the outdoors and spend their free time camping, hiking, and skiing. They are also looking forward to becoming more involved in their local church.