Lunch Meeting Agenda


Meeting Date
Monday  January 8, 2018 –

Topic – The Marriott Starwood Hotel Merger from a Fire Protection Perspective

The presentation will include lessons learned from the merger between Marriott International, Inc. and Starwood Hotels and Resorts creating the largest hotel company in the world with over 6,000 hotels in 122 countries and territories.  This will include an overview of the merger, the approaches of each company and the role of fire protection and life safety.  Also to be discussed will be the impact to you, Marriott’s guests and Rewards members. 

Speaker – Stacy Welch, PE – Marriott International, Inc.

Stacy is Vice President, Fire Protection and Life Safety. In this role, Stacy oversees engineers, inspectors and life safety specialists who are responsible for the safety of over a million guests every day.  She also develops Marriott’s long-term strategy for fire protection and life safety which includes properties worldwide.  In addition, Stacy is a Commissioner for the Maryland State Fire Prevention Commission, serves on the Board of Visitors for University of Maryland Department of Fire Protection Engineering and in 2016, was elected to the Board of Directors, NFPA. 


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