President, The Vonne Group
As a travel trailblazer and hospitality enthusiast, Davonne Reaves is an award-winning hotel consultant and asset manager who is dedicated to empowering underrepresented communities with opportunities unlocked through investment in the hospitality industry.
As founder and chief hospitality strategist behind Atlanta-based hospitality firm The Vonne Group, Reaves capitalizes on her more than 14 years of experience in the lodging industry to teach African Americans how to become hotel investors and owners.
Reaves has received awards from The International Society of Hospitality Consultants, Hotel Management Magazine and Hilton Hotels & Resorts, and has co-authored two books.
• Advisory Board, Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality
• Urban Land Institute member
• Co-founder, NextGen in Lodging
• National Association of Minority Owners, Operators and Developers