Andrew Wright is a true Florida native. Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, Andrew graduated from Bloomingdale High School and attended the University of Central Florida, where he obtained two degrees, Finance and Marketing. After graduating, Andrew began his hotel and restaurant sales career at the Hyatt Place in Lake Mary, Florida. After excelling in his first year, Andrew moved to Daytona Beach, where he was the opening Director of Sales and Marketing at the Hyatt Place Daytona Beach Oceanfront. This is also where he met his wife, Ashley. Since then, Andrew has helped open three additional Hotels in multiple states and has worked with numerous brands along the way, including Hyatt, Hilton, and Margaritaville.
Most recently, Andrew was the Director of Sales and Revenue Management at the Compass Hotel by Margaritaville in Anna Maria Island, Florida. Although most of his career has been in the Hotel industry, his true passion has always been golf. For the past 15 years, he has run a local non-profit that hosts a charity scramble where the proceeds help provide nursing scholarships to HCC. He and his wife Ashley welcomed a new addition to the family in February 2023. Andrew cannot wait to spend afternoons on the course playing the game he loves most with his daughter. A new dad, an avid golfer, and a true leader in Hospitality, Andrew is excited to join the Tampa Palms family.