NEW ORLEANS, LA (July 9, 2013) - David Moore has been named corporate controller for HRI Lodging, announced Alan Baer, vice president of finance of the company.

Moore has more than 29 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Most recently, he was the corporate controller for Expotel Hospitality Services, a New Orleans-based hotel management company. In that position, he managed all aspects of the accounting functions for the firm, which manages 13 hotels in Melbourne, Fla.; Phoenix; Schaumburg and Gurnee, Ill.; Westminster, Colo.; Fresno, Calif.; Biloxi, Miss.; and New Orleans.

He has also served as general manager of the Holiday Inn Select/New Orleans International Airport and controller for the Pontchartrain and Clarion hotels in New Orleans and Madden Investments in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and the Clarion Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska.

Moore graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in business management.

"We are pleased to welcome David to our team at HRI Lodging," said Baer. "He brings multi-market management and financial experience to our company that will be most valuable in our rapid growth across the country," Baer added.

About HRI Lodging

HRI Lodging, Inc. (HRIL) is one of the 50 largest hotel management companies in the U.S. with a current portfolio of 18 hotels and resorts spanning the continental U.S. By building alliances with major domestic and international investment firms, the organization pursues a dual mode growth strategy of managing independent, boutique properties as well as partnering with industry leading brands, including Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood and Intercontinental Hotel Group. HRI Lodging is the hotel management division of New Orleans-based HRI Properties, a full-service real estate development company and a national leader in the adaptive reuse of historic structures. HRI's mission is: Revitalizing Cities by Creating Diverse, Vibrant and Sustainable Communities.

Contact: Brett Forshag

bforshag@hriproperties.com / 504-585-1902

Contact: Tom Long, VP, Sales & Marketing, Thomas Long Corporate Communications

tom@thomaslong.net / 504-283-8522 or 504-669-3030 (cell)

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