Robert “Bob” Jones is the owner of Great Waters Companies, LLC, a Massachusetts-based company founded in 2020. Bob’s 35+ years of hospitality experience started as a general contractor and progressed through multiple on-property roles in hotels in the US and Canada. For over two decades, as Vice President of Engineering and Facilities, Bob had responsibility for as many as 410 Marriott-managed properties in twenty-three states in the US, and over 20 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Today, Bob works with Hotel and Senior Living Community Owners, Management, and Franchise Companies in asset protection and operational efficiency.
Past projects include a multi-million-dollar long-term capital planning enterprise solution for the owner of a 260+ property portfolio and the implementation of a mobile preventive maintenance solution for a management company with over 200 hotels. Bob’s expertise includes technology implementation, capital planning, property condition assessments, and engineering operations reviews to name a few. Bob partners with the best vendors and service providers to bring clients state-of-the-art solutions for their business needs. He does this by developing effective strategies, and designing high-quality, cost-effective, and scalable solutions.
Expertise in solving these types of problems:
- Capital planning and budgeting
- Cost containment solutions
- Expert facility operation audits w/ improvement plan
- Preventive maintenance program assessment/improvement plan