Mary Beth Cutshall

SVP & Chief Business Development Officer, HVMG

Managing Partner, Amara Capital

Vice President, Castell Project



Mary Beth Cutshall serves as SVP & Chief Business Development Officer at HVMG, a nationally recognized hotel owner and operator of full-service hotels and resorts, and select-service hotels consisting of premium branded properties with Hard Rock, Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, and IHG.  The company also specializes in operating independent boutique and lifestyle hotels including four-diamond resorts.

With over 30+ years in the hospitality industry, Mary Beth has been actively involved in hotel real estate transactions with an approximate valuation of $1.3 Billion.  She has deep experience in operations, development, and M&A, and leads HVMG’s team on acquisitions, dispositions, development, and third-party management agreements including deal sourcing, origination, underwriting, due diligence, and the selections of real estate investment opportunities.  

Additionally, Mary Beth serves as Managing Partner of Amara Capital, a top hotel equity platform founded as a vehicle for women investors to gain access into hospitality real estate, and give women a seat at the ownership table.

Mary Beth is a recognized industry leader and a frequent speaker at hotel investment conferences and was honored in 2017 as one of the 30 Influential Women in Hospitality by Hotel Management Magazine.  Mary Beth is also an active board member and past President of the Atlanta Hospitality Alliance, and a founding member of Castell Project.