Mr. Shinn joined Island Hospitality Management in 2014 as General Manager prior to taking on his current role as Area General Manager. His Restaurant and Hotel Career began in 1984 with 10 years Restaurant Experience, and 6 Full Service Management, and 4 Modern Essential General Management Assignments.
Mr. Shinn has received several notable distinctions including Manager of the Year for the Concord Hospitality Group for the West Des Moines Marriott, and also Owner Relations, Guest Satisfaction, Financial Performance, Revenue Generation, and Spirit to Serve Awards for the Marriott International Corporation. Mr. Shinn was also Chair for the Marriott International Business Council Tucson, Arizona.
Mr. Shinn has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management Degree from Iowa State University, Ames Iowa 1994.