DEVELOPING URBAN HOTELS
Merritt graduated from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in 1985.
Ivy League Sportsman of the Year for all sports 1983
Played #1 Singles and Doubles on Men’s Tennis Team from 1981-1985
Inducted into Cornell University’s Hall of Fame for Men’s Tennis – 2010
Active member of the Off Campus Recruiting Team – interviewing high school seniors desiring to attend Cornell – past 20 years
Member of Cornell Society of Hotelman since 1985
FBI Citizens Academy Graduate-Winter Class 2017
Former Chairman of the United Way Fundraising Campaign for Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2009 raising a record $240,000 and over 30% more than has ever been raised in the Company’s 30 year participation.
Member of Urban League
Married to Wyana Merritt
Has 5 children, 2 Daughters, and 3 Sons.
Afton, Elle, Nathaniel, Luke and Jamison
Lives in Lakeway, Texas a western suburb of Austin known locally as the Hill Country.