News for the Hospitality Executive
Vice President Financial Services
Denver, CO (September 16, 2008) -- Sage Hospitality, a national leader in hotel development and management, announced that Brian L. Throne has joined the Sage leadership team as Vice President Financial Services. Mr. Throne will oversee the Property Accounting Department at Sage managing financial statement review, benchmarking, annual strategic planning, audits, monitoring cash and working capital positioning, compliance, and owner communications.
“Sage Hospitality will benefit from Brian’s extensive corporate finance experience,” said Walter Isenberg, president and CEO of Sage Hospitality. “With more than 20 years of broad financial management experience, Brian adds significant heft to our accounting and finance team.
“He will help us work effectively across the company to deliver better results for our investors and partners,” Isenberg added. “Our goal is to maximize asset value and returns on investment for our owners and equity partners and provide proactive service support for our hotel teams and customers.”
Prior to joining Sage Hospitality, Mr. Throne was a VP of Finance for First Data Corporation where he oversaw the global real estate finance organization including financial oversight of the company’s 200 owned and leased properties. Prior to First Data, Mr. Throne was seventeen years with UPS in finance, accounting, IT and marketing roles.
Mr. Throne received a B.S. Business Administration/Accounting from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. In addition, he holds a Certificate in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver and a Certificate in Managing People from the Dale Carnegie Institute.
About Sage Hospitality
In 1997, Sage Hospitality pioneered the company's urban redevelopment initiative converting the blighted Joslin's department store in downtown Denver into a showplace Courtyard by Marriott. Since then, Sage Hospitality has preserved and transformed five additional, underused national landmark buildings into award-winning hotel properties that serve as important catalysts for downtown revitalization. Projects include the historic Blackstone hotel in Chicago and the upcoming Portland hotel The Nines in the historic Meyers and Frank building. For more information, please visit www.sagehospitality.com
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