Norma Martinez

Norma Martinez

April 25, 2022

Norma Martinez oversees and leads multiple properties in the Greater Houston area and Louisiana. Norma began her career in hospitality in 1994 with Shoney’s Hotels as an Assistant General Manager and Director of Sales. In 1997 Norma made the transition to Wyndham Hotels as Revenue Manager/ Assistant General Manager for the Radisson Hotel – Houston West where she was successful for eight years. In 1999 Norma received great recognition as she was awarded the organization’s Manager Of The Year award. During her tenure with Radisson she attended the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management.

Norma continued to grow in her career in hospitality and joined Pillar Hotels as a Task Force Manager and Assistant General Manager and where she also gained experience and excelled in the area of Food & Beverage operations. While with Pillar, she opened three Courtyard By Marriott hotels with her focus being on Food & Beverage. Norma had a successful stint as a District Manager for Extended Stay America where she was responsible for six properties which included hotels in Laredo, TX and Corpus Christi, TX. In all, Norma has more than 23 years of hospitality industry experience that includes success in operations, sales and marketing, financial management, revenue management and more.

She is a fiercely committed, aggressive leader who attains financial and operational results through team leadership, hands-on in-the-trenches management and ongoing development of associate, guest and community relationships. Norma is a strategic, decisive and mission driven leader with an impressive record of accomplishments and operational success. Norma joined Gulf Coast Hotel Management in January 2017. She has lived in Houston since 1980 and she enjoys travel and spending time with her family.