John A. Rubino
Executive Vice President, Crossroads® Hospitality
John A. Rubino is Executive Vice President of Crossroads® Hospitality – Interstate Hotels & Resorts’ division specializing in select-service properties. John is responsible for overseeing overall management of the Company’s 181-hotel portfolio of select-service and extended stay hotels throughout North America. Most recently John was Senior Vice President of Operations.
With over 30 years of experience in the hotel industry, John has held various operations leadership positions as Senior Vice President, Vice President, Regional Director, Area Manager, Regional Trainer, and General Manager with Interstate in addition to management roles and executive-level positions with Trust Hospitality and Island Hospitality. Throughout his career, John has opened over 25 nationally branded hotels, assisted transitioning over 200 hotels into a new management company, and directly oversaw a 65-hotel portfolio with more than 7,000 rooms.
His passion for the industry led him to becoming an Adjunct Faculty Member in Travel & Tourism, instructing students in dining room management and front office management for eight years. He has also authored course books in hotel management for national educational organizations.
John has served as a board member for a number of industry organizations including the Northeast Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau, Lackawanna County Hotel Association, and Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI). He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University School of Hospitality Management, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management.