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Stephen B. Algood Named Chief Operating Officer for Personality Hotels
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San Francisco, CA - Personality Hotels, San Francisco’s original boutique hotel company, has hired Stephen B. Algood as Chief Operating Officer (COO).  In his new position as COO, Algood oversees the overall operations of Personality Hotels’ corporate offices and their five boutique hotel properties that include Hotel Diva, Kensington Park Hotel, Hotel Union Square, Hotel Metropolis and the Steinhart Hotel. Among his many professional duties, he is responsible for:  future acquisitions and the growth of Personality Hotels; creating and implementing new policies and procedures for all departments; the selection and management of all Personality Hotels’ personnel; and establishing and overseeing the operating budget. 

“We are extremely pleased to have Stephen Algood join the Personality Hotels team,” says Personality Hotels’ President and CEO Yvonne Lembi-Detert. “His wealth of professional knowledge and extensive experience in the hospitality industry are huge assets to Personality Hotels as we head into the New Year stronger than ever.”

Algood brings more than 28 years of hospitality industry experience to Personality Hotels, with 23 of those years specifically dedicated to the management, acquisition and development of hotels and resorts. He has served in a myriad of positions for both domestic and international hotel corporations, including Vice President of Operations for Luxe Worldwide Hotels, Regional General Manager of SeaSpan Management Company and Vice President and General Manager of Radisson Hotels. Most recently, Algood was part of the senior management team for Pacific Valley Investors (PVI) based in Belmont, Calif. 

Algood has operated a variety of three and four diamond hotel and resort properties throughout Arizona and California, ranging from intimate boutique hotels and luxury resorts and spas to expansive convention hotels. After opening his first hotel in 1984 as an operations manager for Marriott Hotels, Algood furthered his hospitality career by overseeing the opening of seven additional hotels including four Marriott properties, one Hilton property, one Radisson property and one Luxe Worldwide hotel.

Algood has served as an executive board member of many prestigious organizations including the San Mateo County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Carlson Hotels Worldwide, IntraDynamic Systems and the Los Angeles Airport Business Improvement Group.  He currently resides in San Francisco.  

About Personality Hotels
Established in 1982, Personality Hotels is San Francisco’s original boutique hotel company. From a quaint European-style suite to a zenful night's sleep amid sounds of a tropical rainforest, Personality Hotels can oblige. Celebrating the unique personality in all of us, Personality Hotels consists of an eclectic collection of five San Francisco boutique hotels including the flagship property sexy Hotel Diva, vivid Hotel Metropolis, authentic Hotel Union Square, grand Kensington Park Hotel and the timeless Steinhart Hotel. Located in the center of the action, all Personality Hotels are within walking distance of Union Square shopping, theatres and restaurants. 

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