Mr. Marquis has over 20 years of senior-level financial and strategic management experience with an emphasis on travel, lodging and food service. He joined Guest Services as Chief Financial Officer in 2001 and was promoted to President and Chief Operating Office in 2013.
Prior to joining Guest Services, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Travelscape.com, an Internet travel services company located in Las Vegas, Nevada. During Mr. Marquis’ tenure at the company, he led three rounds of private equity financings and was instrumental in negotiating the sale of the company to Expedia.com.
Additionally, he played an active role in the daily operation of the company and helped to increase revenue tenfold in three years. During his career, Mr. Marquis has also been a portfolio manager of a $100 million private equity fund and a public accountant at KPMG. He is a certified public accountant and a chartered financial analyst. Mr. Marquis graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of San Diego.