News for the Hospitality Executive
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Feb. 6, 2013 – National hotel chain Extended Stay America announces the recent appointment of Victoria Plummer as Executive Vice President of Operations, overseeing the entire portfolio of nearly 700 Extended Stay America locations in the U.S. and Canada. In this role, she will provide overall direction and guidance to operational activities, with the objective of improving processes to maximize growth and profitability, and achieve guest satisfaction.
Plummer brings more than 18 years of experience to the position and has been a valuable piece of the Extended Stay Hotels family since 1998. She served most recently as Executive Vice President of Operations for the Western Division, overseeing 161 properties from Alaska to Arizona since 2007. As Regional Director of Operations from 2000-2007 for three Extended Stay Hotels’ brands in 23 locations, Victoria led continual improvements in guest service, quality control, sales and financial performance.
“Victoria has been a dynamic asset for Extended Stay Hotels and we’re delighted to welcome her as a member of senior management” said Chief Executive Officer Jim Donald of Extended Stay America. “With a proven track record of success at each level, she has established herself as a highly motivated leader and true team player.”
Plummer is a graduate of Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Administration. She resides in Kirkland, Wash. with her family.
Extended Stay America combines comfort with the convenient amenities of home, offering a consistently fresh and clean experience, and spacious guest rooms featuring refreshed amenities. From complimentary in-room Wi-Fi access and flat-screen TVs with premium channels, to fully equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerator in every room, and upgraded furnishings and soft goods at an affordable price, Extended Stay America is the best hotel value today by the day, week or month. New hotel signage is anticipated for completion across the portfolio in Q1 2013.
For more information on Extended Stay America, visit www.ExtendedStayAmerica.com or call 800-804-3724.
About Extended Stay America
Operated by HVM L.L.C., Extended Stay Hotels has emerged as a category leader with the largest distribution of extended stay properties in the United States. The company owns and operates nearly 700 newly renovated locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering 76,000 hotel rooms under the brand Extended Stay America ®. From free in-room Wi-Fi access and grab-and-go breakfast, to flat-screen TVs with premium channels and fully equipped kitchens in every room, Extended Stay America caters to those on the go at affordable rates by the night, week or month. Equal owners Centerbridge Partners, Paulson & Co., and Blackstone Group privately hold Extended Stay Hotels, which is headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., and employs 9,000 nationwide. ExtendedStayAmerica.com.
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