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Michael A. Garcia

President, Matthews Southwest Hospitality

Years of Real Estate Experience: 23

Years with Matthews Southwest: 4

Michael “Mike” Garcia currently serves as President of Matthews Southwest Hospitality, LLC, where he is responsible for leading the company’s hospitality division to include the development of new hotels and resorts throughout North America.

Previously, Mike has held positions as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Development Officer with Omni Hotels and Resorts, one of the country’s fastest growing privately held hotel chains. From conception to completion, Mike’s knowledge and expertise in the hospitality sector provides our clients and partners with the results we have built our reputation on. Mike has extensive experience in overseeing accounting and reporting, treasury, purchasing, risk management and capital project accounting. He formerly led Omni’s impressive growth within the convention center hotel sphere with the addition of the Fort Worth, Dallas, Nashville, Louisville, Boston and Oklahoma City hotels.

He serves on the Catholic Charities of Dallas Endowment Board as well as the Advisory Council to the Dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business. Mike graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a BBA in Accounting and is a CPA.