Owner & Chairman
Nancy is a second-generation hotelier whose family has owned the Red Lion Inn since 1968. For the last 25 years, she has overseen a hospitality business that includes multiple hotels, restaurants and retail locations. Nancy is Vice Chairman of The Fitzpatrick Companies, (parent company of Country Curtains and Housatonic Curtain Company) and a trustee of the High Meadow Foundation. She is a trustee of the Berkshire Creative Economy Council, a board member of Jane Comfort Dance Program, a Corporator for The Berkshire Museum, Hancock Shaker Village, Mass. College of Liberal Arts and The Trustees of Reservations. She is a trustee emerita of Mass MOCA and IS183, Co-chair of Tanglewood Business Partners and a Life Trustee of the BSO. She is a former Peace Corps Volunteer, is a graduate of Smith College, and resides in Stockbridge, with her husband.
Chief Executive Officer
Sarah oversees all aspects of strategic direction and development and is part owner of Main Street Hospitality. Sarah joined The Red Lion Inn in 2012, bringing over 20 years of experience in retail operations, marketing, design and brand development. Sarah began her career at The Red Lion Inn in 1986, returning in 2012 to build strategic growth for the company and as Nancy’s step-daughter, continues the Fitzpatrick family ownership. Sarah previously held leadership positions at Polo Ralph Lauren, Gap Inc., Limited Brands and Etam in France. Sarah serves on the Board of Directors of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Indian Mountain School Board of Trustees and is an Overseer at Tanglewood. Sarah is a graduate of Smith College and resides in Great Barrington, Mass. with her husband and two sons.
Vice President of Finance
Don is responsible for the all financial reporting, insurance, tax requirements, internal and external audits, banking relationships, capital planning, and cash management. In addition, Don develops and implements business, financial and growth strategies across the organization. With over 25 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Don has had responsibility for all financial aspects of properties. These entities, up to eleven at one time, were owned or operated under management contracts. His most recent position was with Trapp Family Lodge and related entities on the Stowe, Vermont, campus. Don is a graduate of the University of Maine at Orono and has a MBA degree from St. Joseph’s College, Windham, Maine. His primary residence is in Kennebunk, Maine, with his wife, Mary.
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Janet is responsible for marketing and communications for all MSH properties. With over 30 years of experience in the hospitality marketing industry, Janet has held various positions in leading marketing firms as well as with independent hotels and travel destinations. Her experience includes working with domestic and international brands such as Four Seasons and Resorts, the Barbados Tourism Authority, Emirates Airlines, Colonial Williamsburg Hospitality Company, Essex House, Chatham Bars Inn and The Sagamore Hotel. Janet is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and resides in Lenox.
Vice-President of Culinary Development
Brian oversees all aspects of culinary operations for Main Street Hospitality. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, he is a member of Chefs Collaborative and Boston Chefs, serves on the board of the Norman Rockwell Museum and the Railroad Street Youth Project and is the founding chair of Berkshire Farm & Table. Brian curates Berkshire regional dinners annually at the James Beard House and has been the selected chef for Outstanding in the Field every year since 2011. Brian is a staunch supporter of the local food movement in the Berkshires and Hudson Valley and he lives with his family in Kinderhook, NY.
Vice President of People and HR Development
Eva is responsible for the management and development of human capital across all Main Street Hospitality properties and corporate team. An active and involved member of the Berkshire community, she currently serves as President & Chair of the Berkshire County Regional Employment Board, Vice Chair of 1 Berkshire Strategic Alliance, Secretary of the Berkshire Hills Youth Soccer Club, Governor of the Stockbridge Golf Club Board of Governors, and has had senior roles on a number of other community boards, including Chair of the Berkshire Visitors Bureau Board of Directors, and a member of the Stockbridge Properties Commission, the Hospice Care in the Berkshires Board of Directors and the Berkshire Leadership Program Steering Committee. Graduate of Mount Holyoke College, Sheridan has a Masters of Arts in Human Resources Development from American International College, Springfield, MA. She lives in Stockbridge with her husband and two daughters.
Corporate Director of Revenue Management
Greta is responsible for analyzing business intelligence and optimizing pricing strategies and distribution for all of the Main Street properties. She joined the Main Street team in 2014. Greta is a US Army veteran and following her service she began a hotel career in independent hotel management at properties to include Topnotch Resort in Stowe and The Williams Inn On-the-Green at Williams College. She is a graduate of Old Dominion University. She currently resides in Williamstown, MA where she serves as a Director on the Boards of the Turner House Living Center for Veterans and the Chamber of Commerce.
Janet is responsible for the coordination of the Main Street Hospitality leadership team and the effective management of the executive offices. Janet started her career at The Red Lion Inn and has since worked as an Account Executive for several Advertising agencies, was Director of Events at The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT and most recently, Events Manager for the Development Office at Salisbury School in Salisbury, Connecticut. Janet is a graduate of Framingham State University, has three grown children and lives in Great Barrington with her husband.