Mary Lynn Clark, President, Wyndham Vacation Rentals

Mary Lynn Clark is the president of Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the largest professional manager of vacation rental properties in North America. As part of the Wyndham Destinations family of brands, Wyndham Vacation Rentals provides access to nearly 10,000 vacation rentals in the U.S. and Canada ranging from beachfront condos to slopeside lodges.

With more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Clark is responsible for leading and growing the company’s rental business. She oversees a portfolio of distinctive vacation rental properties, which include such well-known brands as ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Oceana Resorts by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Vacation Palm Springs and Hatteras Realty. Prior to her appointment in September 2014, Clark held a 26-year tenure with Marriott Vacations Worldwide and Marriott International. Most recently, she served as the senior vice president of global product & customer development for Marriott Vacations Worldwide. In this role, she led the strategic direction for multiple brands within the company while overseeing global business innovations, product offerings and customer development.

Clark joined Marriott in 1988 and began her career with the organization in finance. Over the years, she held various business executive roles in the areas of strategic planning, business and product development, brand and change management, e-Commerce, sales, and marketing. Her previous positions include vice president of marketing, sales and service for the Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Marriott Vacation Club International – Asia Pacific. She also served as the vice president of e-Commerce & global servicing for the Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Marriott Vacation Club International, assuming global responsibility for service operations in the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Clark earned bachelor’s degrees in finance and marketing from Duquesne University.