“Achieving the accomplishment of #1 Embassy Suites Hotel in the world is no small feat. Tony confidently led his team in securing that honor at the La Vista Complex for the last three years,” Morrissey said. “With Tony’s appointment to regional vice president, we are unlocking his vast potential to maximize team performance across a broader franchise and geographic footprint.”
Moody’s expanded responsibilities include product quality, operations efficiencies, financial performance and talent management on behalf of select John Q. Hammons’ Courtyard by Marriott, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Residence Inn, and Sheraton branded properties in Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Tennessee.
Over his 18 years with John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts, Moody successfully opened five hotels and one conference center in Arkansas and Nebraska. He is active in the communities in which he serves. A sampling of his accolades and community involvement includes:
- Nebraska Tourism Commissioner 2012-2016 (Governor’s appointment)
- Chairman of the board, Special Olympics USA
- President, Nebraska Big Brothers and Big Sisters Board of Directors
- Corporate Achievers, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
- Nebraska Restaurant Association, Hotelier of the Year
About John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts
Springfield, Mo.-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts is the largest private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States, representing brands such as: Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center; Courtyard by Marriott; Embassy Suites Hotels; Hampton Inn & Suites; Hilton; Holiday Inn; Homewood Suites by Hilton; Marriott; Plaza Hotels Collection; Radisson; Renaissance; Residence Inn by Marriott; and Sheraton. With a portfolio of 78 hotels representing nearly 19,000 guest rooms/suites in 24 states, John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts’ properties are dominant in their markets. Founded on the extraordinary vision of John Q. Hammons and built on his legacy of excellence spanning more than 50 years, John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts has become one of the most recognized and award-winning companies in the hospitality industry. Built to be the best, John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard in hospitality management and hotel development. For more information about John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts, visit the company’s website at www.jqhhotels.com or www.facebook.com/jqhhotelsresorts.