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Niki Parris Named Regional Director of Sales for The Hamister Group, Inc.

WILLIAMSVILLE, NEW YORK – The Hamister Group, Inc., a leading national hospitality management company, today announced that Niki Parris has been named the company’s Regional Director of Sales for its southern hotel properties.

Parris, a hospitality industry veteran, joins The Hamister Group from Mountaintop Management, LLC, where she worked for the past eight years. While there, she managed area sales for the Hampton Inn Suites and Baymont Inn & Suites hotel properties in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Her duties for The Hamister Group will include the development, implementation and management of sales strategies for five of the company’s hotels: the Sleep Inn & Suites in Lebanon, Tennessee; the Sleep Inn & Suites and Fairfield Inn & Suites properties in Smyrna, Tennessee; the MainStay Suites in Alcoa, Tennessee; and the Sleep Inn & Suites in Louisville, Kentucky.

“Our Tennessee and Kentucky properties are an important part of our overall portfolio,” said Jack Turesky, President and COO of The Hamister Group, Inc. “With Niki’s background, we are confident that we will be able to maximize our opportunities to serve both new and repeat customers.”

A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, Parris has received numerous Hilton certifications. She lives in Murfreesboro and is active in numerous organizations, including the Rutherford County Hospitality Association.

About The Hamister Group
The Hamister Group, Inc. is a leader in hotel management and was recently named one of the Top 100 Hotel Management Companies in the United States by Hotel & Motel Management, a leading industry publication. The company has a proven record of superior management results and today employs nearly 1,000 co-workers at its facilities in New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Kentucky. For more information, visit


Hamister Hospitality Group, LLC 

Philip J. Pantano
716-839-4000, ext. 341

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