News for the Hospitality Executive
April 10, 2012 — (San, Antonio, Texas) – BC LYND Hospitality, LLC, based in San Antonio, Texas, has hired Chip Young as chief operating officer. He will manage day-to-day operations, grow revenue, build relationships with hotel franchisors, handle investor relations and manage business systems.
In his career, Young has held top executive and property level positions with such brands as Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt hotels, as well as independent hotel operations. Most recently, he was a vice president of operations for a prominent national hotel management firm. Young has received numerous awards for management excellence and quality improvement in the hospitality industry.
“Chip will apply his entrepreneurial style, relationships and industry knowledge to drive company growth,” said BC LYND Hospitality CEO Brandon S. Raney. “We will capitalize on his over 30 years of experience in the business to execute BC Lynd’s business plan and enhance our value creation model.”
BC LYND Hospitality, a joint venture between LYND, a national real estate investment and management company focused on the multifamily sector, and BC Commercial Partners, LLC, was formed in 2011 under the leadership of Brandon S. Raney and Clyde J.B. Johnson IV. The hospitality investment company manages, develops and repositions hotels in the select-service, extended-stay and full-service categories.
BC LYND Hospitality is seeking properties in the top 50 U.S. markets to acquire and operate for its own sake, and to manage for clients. “This is a tremendous opportunity to get in on the ground floor,” Young said. “I see a real opportunity to bring in more talent and add value through new projects.”
“We will make sure that Chip has the tools he needs – the people, the infrastructure and the capital -- to create value for BC LYND Hospitality and investors in our projects,” said BC Lynd chief investment officer Clyde J.B. Johnson IV.
About BC LYND Hospitality, LLC
BC LYND Hospitality, LLC, based in San Antonio, Texas, is a joint venture between LYND and BC Commercial Partners, LLC focused on the acquisition and management of hotel properties in the select service, extended stay and full service categories, preferably located in the top 50 U.S. Markets. For more information log on to www.bclynd.com.
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BC LYND Hospitality
Brandon S. Raney, CEO