Management Profile

Profiles of key members of the management team at Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore.

Robert Haislip

General Manager

Bob Haislip

Bob Haislip has been with Royal Sonesta Harbor Court since May 2012 and has successfully managed the 203-room property located at Baltimore’s beautiful Inner Harbor. His duties include overseeing all aspects of the hotel business including finance and budgeting, food & beverage, human resources, housekeeping and front desk as well as sales & marketing. Through his dedicated leadership, the hotel has received a number of awards including an Employee Engagement Award for Full Service Hotels, a Financial Performance Award for full service hotels and a Guest Satisfaction Award for full service hotels. In addition, he led the hotel through an $11 million renovation of the hotel, having retained a 4 Diamond status after completing.

Haislip has over thirty years of experience in the food & beverage and hotel arenas and brings his passion for hospitality and business acumen to the table. In the past, he has worked for companies such as Lansdowne Resort/Benchmark Hospitality, Chateau on the Lake Resort/JQH Hotels, Hilton San Pedro/Meristar Hotels, Doubletree Hotels, and Marriott, among others.

Haislip also serves on the Legislative Board for the MHLA (Maryland Hotel Lodging Association) and is an active member of his church choir.

 

Richard Bryant

Director of Sales & Marketing

Richard Bryant

Richard Bryant was named the hotel’s director of sales & marketing in October 2015. Bryant is responsible for overseeing the sales team, managing budgets, cultivating leads, prospecting new clients and working with the public relations and senior staff teams on hotel marketing campaigns and initiatives.

With over twenty years of experience in the sales arena, Bryant brings his fresh perspective, energetic personality and strong leadership skills to the property as he guides all sales strategies towards maximizing hotel revenue. Previously, Bryant has worked in the same capacity at the Sheraton Baltimore North in Towson, and the Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel. In addition, Bryant worked at the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association as director of national accounts and at the Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau as assistant director of sales/national sales manager.

 

Lloyd Titus

Executive Chef

Lloyd Titus

Royal Sonesta Harbor Court welcomed Chef Titus to the hotel in August 2016. Currently, he oversees the hotel’s delivery of Food is Art – Sonesta’s focus on delivering creative, locally inspired menus that assist the hotel in immersing its guests in the local culture. He also manages day-to- day functions of the culinary team, creating menus for catering and private events, processing food and beverage orders, hiring and training of employees and other management functions at the hotel.

Chef Titus began his culinary journey at a young age when he learned cooking techniques from his mother and grandmother and fell in love with the art of cooking. He started his career as a breakfast cook at Hyatt Regency Rochester in 1992 and after additional training and experience, moved into the ranks of banquet sous chef in 1996 and then executive sous chef in 2002. He has worked as an executive chef for the past nine years for various Hilton, Sheraton and Hyatt properties throughout the country.

He holds a Certificate in Culinary Arts from the Onenonta Trade School and a Restaurant Skills Certificate from Canopy’s Restaurant Training program. In addition, Chef Titus has won several awards including Manager of the Quarter 2003 and 1997 from the Hyatt Regency Rochester.