Beacon Management Services is proud to announce that Mike Horne has joined the company as Director of Engineering. In this role, he is responsible for the operational performance of engineering throughout Beacon’s portfolio of real estate assets and increasing quality and efficiency of the business.

“Mike is an exceptional asset to our leadership team at Beacon,” said Lisa Simmons, Beacon Management Services president. “His extensive experience in facilities management and impressive background with two of the world’s premier luxury hotel brands make him a huge resource to our company.”

Mr. Horne is a results-driven executive with more than 40 years of experience in facilities management for the hotel industry. Prior to Beacon, Horne served as the Director of Engineering for both Marriott International and the 73-story Westin Peachtree Plaza. He was named the Chief Engineer of the Southeast Region for Marriott International after opening the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in 1985. Also of note is his time spent leading overseas resort operations focused on recovery and restoration after a natural disaster, as well as implementing sweeping facilities upgrades while maintaining day-to-day business activities.

With Beacon, Horne is responsible for ensuring all mechanical and electrical systems are operating at maximum efficiency and overseeing all preventative maintenance. He is also responsible for annual facilities budgets, as well as recruiting, motivating and supervising engineering teams.

With an impressive background in facilities management and administration, Horne is adept at creating productive, safe, and efficient environments in properties of 2 million square feet of space or more.

For more information on the team at Beacon Management Services or the company’s extensive management, consulting and facility maintenance services, visit www.BeaconManagementServices.com.