Phone: 617.520.3712
Fax: 617.491.6520

1201 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138


Richard Carbone Chief Executive Officer

Founder of Collegiate Hospitality, LLC., Richard Carbone is Chief Executive Officer.

Richard Carbone has more then 28 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Mr. Carbone managed various hotels and resorts from Florida to San Francisco to Washington D.C., before returning home to Massachusetts to open and manage a unique hotel, just steps from one of the world’s most prestigious universities. Mr. Carbone founded Collegiate Hospitality in October of 2004 and in January of 2005 was awarded the management contract, over the Double Tree hotel chain, of The Inn at Harvard and Harvard Square Hotels.

Mr. Carbone's formula to success has been providing the utmost of personal care to his guests and employees. Mr. Carbone has developed a company culture where each staff member is empowered to take personal responsibility in their day-to-day duties, put words into action, and work as a team. This commitment to a positive company culture earned Mr. Carbone the Massachusetts Lodging Associations coveted General Manager of the year for 2001.

John Kiely Chief Financial Officer

John Kiely has more than 21 years of experience in financial operations both in and outside of the hospitality industry.

Prior to joining Collegiate Hospitality, LLC Mr. Kiely held financial positions with Sheraton Hotels, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Hilton Hotels and Destination Hotels and Resorts. Mr. Kiely started his hospitality career completing both the ITT Sheraton Corporate year long General Management training program and eight month long Corporate Controllers training program.

Mr. Kiely also held the position of Corporate Controller for Fidelity Investments BostonCoach Company. During Mr. Kiely’s tenure with BostonCoach the company grew from $17 Million in annual revenues and four east cost branches to over $95 million in annual revenues with over six branches and seven affiliate branches in the US and Europe.

Niamh Dwyer Director of Sales and Marketing

Niamh Dwyer offers over 13 years of experience in the hospitality industry specializing in group sales and marketing. Ms. Dwyer has held various sales management positions with The Hiltons of Boston, Westin Copley Place, Boston Park Plaza and The Nantucket Inn.

Prior to joining Collegiate Hospitality, LLC Ms. Dwyer managed accounts for The Hiltons of Boston. During Ms. Dwyer’s tenure with The Hiltons of Boston she specialized in the Convention Association Market and the development of Conference Center Sales Managers.

Ms. Dwyer is directly responsible for hotel website development, media planning and budgeting, negotiating all corporate rates and contracts and overseeing the sales and catering team.