Senior Vice President of Operations
Chris Charbonnet is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Prism Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning full-service hotel management, investment, and advisory services company.
Having more than three decades of extensive hotel experience in the hospitality industry makes him a valuable asset and an integral member of Prism’s executive committee.
Chris began his hospitality career as a Sous Chef at Wyndham Hotel in Los Angeles, California in 1994. Over the course of the last 20 years, Chris has managed several prominent hotel brands including IHG, Hilton, Marriott, Starwood, Choice, Wyndham, and Carlson. He spent 10 years with Wyndham International as a Sous Chef, Executive Chef, Food and Beverage Director, Director of Rooms, Sales Manager, AGM & General Manager; nine years with Aimbridge Hospitality as the Corporate Director of Food and Beverage, a Regional Director of Operations and General Manager. Prior to joining Prism, Chris was the Regional Director of Operations for GF Management for four years overseeing over 60 hotel transitions.
Chris graduated from The University of Johnson & Wales in Providence, Rhode Island, with a degree in Culinary Arts, French Pastry Arts, B.S. in Management and B.S. in Marketing.
He currently resides in Frisco, Texas, with his wife Charlene and twins Christopher and Colette.