Portfolio Operations Manager
As Portfolio Operations Manager at Samuels & Associates, Michal Penek is responsible for assisting in overseeing all assets management for the firm, including stabilized assets, new lease-ups, and budget development for new projects and products. Michal began her career at S&A in 2019 as a General Manager at the Pierce and was then promoted to Regional Manager prior to her current role. She applies her years of hospitality experience at some of the best-known hotel names and vast knowledge of the firm to find and secure new assets and ensure their financial success.
Prior to joining the Samuels team, Michal had a long career at Kimpton Hotels. As General Manager of their Nine Zero, Onyx, and Marlowe properties, she was responsible for overseeing and implementing the properties’ strategic plans and development. Michal also served in numerous roles at the busy Hilton Boston Logan Airport, including Director of Rooms and Guest Services.
During her time at Kimpton Hotels, Michal was honored with the Kimpton Individuality Award in 2015. In 2016, she was honored as a Woman of Influence by the Boston Business Journal. She also served on the board of advisors at Community Work Services from 2013-2019.
Michal holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering and spending time with her family.