ATLANTA, GA — January 31, 2020 —  North Point Hospitality, an award-winning Atlanta based hotel development and management company, is pleased to announce Bryan Cornelius as their 2019 Executive of the Year. Bryan joined North Point Hospitality in January 2002 and currently serves as the General Manager of the Homewood Suites Savannah Historic District/Riverfront. Bryan joined North Point Hospitality shortly after graduating high school and has built his career in the Savannah hospitality industry, including assuming his first general manager role at the age of 24.

“We like to promote our leaders from within the company. It has been my pleasure to watch Bryan grow from housekeeping and front desk to general manager,” says Whip M. Triplett, Executive Vice President of North Point Hospitality. “His exceptional level of service, work ethic, and his ability to motivate and inspire his team is truly something to be admired.” In addition to announcing the 2019 North Point Hospitality Executive of the Year, the company is pleased to recognize the Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District as the 2019 North Point Hospitality Hotel of Year. This award is given every two years to the hotel that exceeds expectations and outperforms its goals. The Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District is led by general manager Jake Warner. “Jake was instrumental in the success of the $7 million renovation of the Hilton Garden Inn in 2018,” states Triplett. “Since joining North Point in 2009, he has risen the ranks to be an extraordinary leader and team player. Jake and his team are well deserving of this award.” North Point Hospitality continues to be a development and management company committed to success and growth in brand defining hotels in key business markets and leisure destinations. North Point Hospitality will add the Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Midtown to their portfolio of hotels with an opening slated for mid-February.  

About North Point Hospitality North Point Hospitality is a multi-brand leading hotel development and management company with more than 40 years of award-winning hospitality experience. Based in Atlanta, GA, North Point Hospitality and its affiliate companies have developed 38 hotels from the ground up with a total investment of more than $540 million. The company owns and operates 11 hotels in the southeastern United States. North Point currently has an additional eight hotels either under construction or in active development at a total project cost of more than $420 million. For more information visit