Per Nilsson – Vice President of Operations
Per joined Pinnacle Hotels USA in 2015 as General Manager of the Marriott Riverside at the Convention Center. He was promoted to Vice President of Operations in 2017 and is responsible for overall hotel operations.
Per’s hospitality career has spanned three decades and includes 25 years as General Manager for various Hilton and Marriott brands. He graduated from Green Mountain College in Vermont with a Bachelor in Business Management.
Hobbies: Per enjoys spending time on the ski slopes, golf course, and beaches of Southern California with his wife of 31 years, Cynthia, and their four children, who are now pursuing careers in their respective degrees in the medical field and criminal justice.
My first paid job: Rain or shine, I delivered newspapers every Sunday on my designated bicycle route in my hometown of Oskarshamn, Sweden.