Vice President – Procurement & Technology Services Extended Stay America
Michael Kuenne is the Vice President – Procurement & Technology Services at Extended Stay America and is part of the leadership team responsible for operational support and shared services for the organization. He also leads teams responsible for Enterprise Technology Support, IT Governance, and Business Analysis services.
Prior to joining Extended Stay America, Mike played a strategic role in the Technology practice for The North Highland Company, focused on Professionalizing IT through IT visioning and solutions planning. Formerly, he held multiple leadership positions with Wells Real Estate Funds, in Atlanta GA with focus on IT Strategy and initiatives surrounding, Cloud, Mobile and Operations.
Mike is also actively involved in various non-profit organizations. He serves on the operating board for the Horizons Leadership Institute, a college student values-based leadership development program. Previously he chaired Technology Advisory Board for CFY - Atlanta, which aims to help low-income children achieve more in school by improving their access to technology at home.
Mr. Kuenne holds a Bachelor's degree in International Business & Political Science from Lehigh University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst.