Regional Vice President
Bill Gant joined Concord in 2002. He is a 25-year veteran of the hotel industry, with extensive experience with conference centers and premium brand hotel as well as independent luxury hotels. He was the opening general manager for the award winning Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel. He has received awards including Concord Hospitality Hotel of the Year 2009 & 2010, Full Service Hotel of the Year Marriott International 2010 and the prestigious AAA Four Diamond award for 2011. He also served as the general manager at Concord’s historic Clinton Inn in Tenafly, New Jersey. Prior to joining Concord in 2002, he held various leadership positions with Marriott International.
Bill’s background includes room operations, food and beverage and event management. He serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the GRCVB, Board of Advisors for the NCRLA lodging issues council, Board of Advisors for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Chairman for the Wake County Hospitality Alliance and Board of Directors of the Raleigh Midtown Alliance. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Mercy College.