Kirby Smith

Kirby Smith is the new vice president of sales and marketing at Auro Hotels. He will lead all aspects of the hotel group’s sales, marketing and revenue management initiative.

Smith has been with Marriott International for 32-years and in the most recent role, he was the vice president of full-service franchise support in sales, marketing, and revenue management. Prior to that he was Marriott’s vice president of field marketing, regional vice president of sales and marketing for the mid-Atlantic region and vice president sales of training and development.

“During his time with Marriott, Kirby Smith was a forward thinker and a great partner for Auro Hotels,” said Auro President DJ Rama.

On December 8, 2018, Greenville, South Carolina-based Auro hotels opened its TownePlace Suites by Marriott in North Charleston, South Carolina.