Mark G. Carrier is the senior officer of the B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group. The B. F. Saul Company is a privately held diversified real estate and banking concern based in the Washington DC area. The Hospitality Group owns and operates a portfolio of 20 business class hotels, which are affiliated with Intercontinental Hotels Group, Marriott and Hilton and The Hay-Adams one of the nation’s finest hotels. The Hospitality Group generates $140 million in revenue and employs 1,350 team members in the operation and management effort.
Carrier’s leadership responsibilities for the B. F. Saul Company include strategic direction, overall operational leadership, acquisition and development of properties, long term financial and capital planning along with the development and implementation of corporate policies, procedures and management systems. He represents the company in relation to lenders, franchisors, clients, governmental agencies and industry associations.
Serving on Fairfax County’s Economic Advisory Council he provides representation of hospitality interests to that body. He also serves as a member of the Dulles Corridor Rail Association Board of Directors and is the Chairman of the Tyson’s Partnership. This organization represents the interests of the diverse stakeholders in Tysons Corner in the focused effort to turn the area into America’s Next Great City. Fairfax County is of significant consequence in the DC area and service on these bodies advances the interests of the hospitality community in the region.
Carrier is the Chairman Emeritus of Visit Fairfax, the county’s tourism promotion organization. Carrier joined the board of FXVA as an inaugural member and served in the Chair capacity for two terms. Carrier is a member of the Cornell Hotel Society as well as the Cornell Real Estate Council.