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Our Development Team

Jeff Summers

Regional VP, Upscale Development

Jeff Summers

Jeff is responsible for sourcing, structuring, and negotiating franchise and management opportunities for IHG’s luxury brands, Regent Hotels & Resorts and InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, in the western half of the United States and Canada, as well as Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza, and EVEN Hotels in the upper Midwest and Mountain region of the United States and the western half of Canada. Prior to IHG, Jeff held development roles with the Dream Hotel Group and Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group (now Radisson Hotels). Jeff began his lodging industry career in various management consulting positions based in New York, Chicago, and throughout Europe. A graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, Jeff enjoys a variety of activities in his free time, including reading, traveling, boating on the lakes of Minnesota, and tending to flowers and vegetables raised in his gardens and backyard greenhouse.