Buffalo Lodging Associates in Canton, which operates Homewood Suites, announced that Jo-Anne Azevedo has been promoted to regional revenue manager. Azevedo is responsible for organizing and implementing revenue management efforts across assigned hotels in the company’s Midwest region. She is based out of Buffalo Lodging’s corporate office in Canton, Massachusetts.
A hospitality professional with more than 17 years experience, Jo-Anne joined Buffalo Lodging Associates in 2003 as the opening director of sales for the Courtyard by Marriott Providence/Lincoln hotel in Lincoln, Rhode Island. During her successful tenure at the Lincoln Courtyard, Jo-Anne also served as a trainer and mentor for new sales directors. Azevedo’s previous experience includes eight years with the Residence Inn by Marriott brand working in various positions in sales and operations.
Jo-Anne is a graduate of Johnson and Wales University, where she earned a BS in Hospitality Sales & Meeting Management. She currently resides with her husband in Coventry, Rhode Island.
As a fully integrated hotel development and management organization, Buffalo Lodging Associates provides operations, sales and marketing, human resource, and accounting services for their portfolio of hotels and for third party management contracts. Buffalo Lodging Associates, in partnership with Benderson Properties, LLC, owns and operates hotels in New York, Massachusetts, Ohio, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Florida, New Jersey, Missouri, Maine, and Ontario, Canada.