Mariana Jackson is a Senior Project Manager in the Miami office of HVS, specializing in the consulting, feasibility and valuation of hotels in the Miami market. Prior to joining HVS in January 2015, Mariana worked for ten years at Marriott in São Paulo, Brazil and Miami, Florida. Her operations experience includes service and managerial positions in the food and beverage, front office and rooms division departments. Her outstanding service and dedication to the industry during her decade’s tenure earned her accolades as Marriott Leader of the Year in 2012 and a three-time nominee of Marriott’s highest Service Excellence Award.
Mariana earned a Masters Degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University (FIU) and it is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Finance, also from FIU. She expects to graduate in August 2015. Mariana is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
A native of Brazil, Mariana enjoys the sound of Samba music and playing tennis in her spare time.