Taylor Jacobs is NewcrestImage’s new director of acquisitions and development. In the newly created position he oversees the company’s expansion into western states.
Previously, Jacobs supported the acquisitions and portfolio-analysis teams at RLJ Lodging Trust and Accenture, specializing in digital products. He also has worked at hotel properties in Mexico and Spain. Jacobs holds a degree in finance and international business from the University of Washington in Seattle, and a certificate from Cornell University in hotel real estate investment and asset management.
NewcrestImage has developed and manages 23 hotels, with another seven properties under construction or in development in Cincinnati, New Orleans, Houston and other markets. The new expansion will focus on the West Coast, said NewcrestImage Chairman and CEO Mehul Patel.