Mike McCarthy, Vice President of Hotel Operations

Mike McCarthy serves as the Cherry Cove Vice President of Hotel Operations offering a background rooted in the multifaceted world of both hotel operations and Sales & Marketing. Entering the hospitality industry during college, Mike started on the front lines of operations and has worked with a number of major brands as well a diverse collection of independent-boutique hotels in a variety of managerial positions, serving predominately as General Manager. Following his operational achievements, Mike successfully led IHG’s efforts in the greater Washington, DC area as the Director of Upscale Brands and Major Market Director driving Guest Satisfaction, enhancing revenues and shifting market share of a large portfolio of hotels for over 18 years. Mike attended the University of Maryland, College Park receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree. When not pursuing his passion for the hospitality industry, Mike enjoys domestic and international travel with family and friends and the restoration of historic homes – having completed projects in both Baltimore and Annapolis.



Favorite Quote: “You can buy in any language… but you can only sell in one.” in essence, it’s not all about what you say but how you listen.