King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort – New General Manager

by | Jun 25, 2019 | News

Bart Johnson Named New GM

Bart Johnson

The King and Prince has a new leader at the historic beach and golf resort.  Bart Johnson, no relation to recently retired Resort GM Michael Johnson, has accepted the position of Resort General Manager effective May 2019.

Bart is not new to the organization or the community.  Over the last 26 years, Bart has led MMI Hotel Group owned and operated properties across the Southeast with experience specifically in full-service and independent hotels.  “We know that The King and Prince will welcome the energy and engagement that Bart is known for.  Our on-property team is excited about the experience they will create for travelers and the community alike with Bart Johnson as Resort General Manager,” stated Micajah Sturdivant, President of MMI Hotel Group.

The Sturdivant and Jones’ families continue to reinvest in the resort’s facilities knowing that the people at the property are what really make the difference in guest experiences.  The team at The King and Prince have new features to promote and provide guests with great experiences.  Their creativity and shared appreciation for Southern hospitality set them apart.

Bart Johnson and his wife Kelly are St. Simons Island residents and members of St. Simons Presbyterian Church.

About The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort is the winner of eight consecutive TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence, and a member of Historic Hotels of America and the Southern Living Hotel Collection.  Since 1935, the resort has welcomed locals and vacationers with southern hospitality.  In addition to a variety of accommodations, the resort is the home of ECHO, serving southern coastal cuisine in a relaxed, oceanfront atmosphere.  Other amenities include the King and Prince Golf Course, Home of the Hampton Club, and The Royal Treatment Cottage, offering massage therapies. (

About MMI Hotel Group

Founded in 1956, MMI Hotel Group, formerly known as Mississippi Management, Inc. is a private, full-suite hotel management company focused principally on people.  Currently serving team members based at full- and focused-service product across the Sun Belt, this third-generation company has established a tradition of successful partnerships grounded in good old-fashioned Southern hospitality.  While MMI’s culture is a constant, the diversity of the MMI portfolio – franchised and independent, core and lifestyle brands – remains a competitive advantage for the company as best practices generate superior results.  (