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Charlene "Charley" Carter

Chief Development Officer

Biography

A hospitality industry guru, and listed as one of the prominent “Who’s Who of Executive Business Women in Hospitality,” Charley has dedicated more than 30 years servicing all facets of the hospitality industry. Her career began as a hostess at an Inter-Continental property in Atlanta, Georgia. Her talents expound making her one of the youngest minority hotel leaders in the region. During Charley’s vast career, she has mastered best-practices in every position from entry level management to corporate executive levels.

Her objective for the Carver Companies is to “Maximize revenue growth and enhance company visibility.” Charley's uses the "We don't do things differently, just BETTER" approach.

Charley’s hotel portfolio consists of the following brands: Marriott, Hilton, InterContinental Hotel Group, Hyatt, Omni, Wyndham Worldwide and a host of Independent Boutique and Luxury Hotels.

She attended Fort Valley State University, Armstrong State University and South College (Hotel Management), all located in Georgia.

During Charley’s spare time, she enjoys working out, consignment shopping, reading, frequenting wineries, and laughing hysterically with her millennial young adult children, Savannah and Chatham.