TAMPA, Fla.

Mainsail Lodging & Development announced the promotion of Neisja Jones to general manager of Mainsail Housing of Tampa, LLC.

As general manager, Jones will function as the operational leader of the Mainsail housing market, responsible for guest and employee satisfaction, financial performance, sales and revenue generation and operations effectiveness. In her new role, she will ensure implementation of the Oakwood and ExecuStay brand service standards and initiatives with the objective of meeting or exceeding guest expectations.

“Neisja has been a loyal and valued member of the Mainsail team since 2001,” said Jana Collier, franchise owner of Mainsail Housing of Tampa, LLC. “Her wealth of experience in both sales and management, along with her energy and enthusiasm, will be an asset in her new role.”

With almost 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Jones has held various management and sales positions with Marriott Hotels in the Tampa Bay market prior to joining the Mainsail team. For the past 17 years, she has held positions as director of sales and general manager of Mainsail Suites Hotel & Conference Center and most recently was the director of sales at Epicurean Hotel.

Mainsail Lodging & Development is a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean.