Jared Heglin

Jared Heglin
  • Year started at First Hospitality:2022

Jared Heglin

Regional Vice President of Operations

As Regional Vice President of Operations & Managing Director, Jared is responsible for complex full service & premium select-service hotels in the Chicagoland area. In his role, Jared supports hotel General Managers to drive best-in-class results in revenue generation, bottom-line performance as well as guest, associate & owner satisfaction. As a member of the Senior Leadership Group, Jared works with multi-discipline leaders to drive performance throughout the portfolio.

Prior to his current role, Jared successfully launched Hilton’s first tri-branded property at McCormick Place in Chicago, as the Managing Director; leading the property to become Hilton & ALIS Development of the Year for 2018. In his 10 years with First Hospitality he has held roles such as General Manager, Area General Manager & Area Director of Operations while being recognized with 2 Hotel of the Year Awards and 4 Inner Circle Awards. Jared began his career in various Rooms Department roles across select & full-service hotels starting at the front desk and working his way up to General Manager.

In his free time, Jared spends his time with his two sons and his wife Melissa. They enjoy finding days to go to the lake, attending his son’s sporting events & tailgating at Iowa Hawkeye football games in the fall. When not traveling, Jared is an avid carpenter building custom furniture, guitars & renovating properties.

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