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HRI Properties Appoints Michael Scatoloni as Director of Sales
for Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown

Richmond, VA (March 15, 2010)—Michael Scatoloni, a veteran of nearly 30 years in the travel and hospitality industry, has been named director of sales at Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown in the historic Miller & Rhoads complex.

Scatoloni recently served as director of sales and marketing at another Richmond hotel, where he supervised a staff of 12. His career has spanned the nation, working on both the East and West Coasts. In addition, he has served as national sales manager for the Pasadena Convention and Visitor Bureau.

He has worked for a number of major hotel brands, including Hilton, Hyatt, Radisson and Sheraton. Most recently, he completed an assignment for three independent Historic Inns in Annapolis, MD.

“Mike brings our hotel both the local experience of having worked in Richmond the past five years, coupled with national contacts from a career working coast to coast,” said Gary Gutierrez, president of HRI Lodging, the owner and manager of the hotel.

A native of White Plains, NY, Scatoloni earned a bachelor’s degree in business from California State University Dominguez Hills. He has been an active member and participant in a number of hospitality and travel trade organizations.

About HRI Properties
Based in New Orleans with offices in St. Louis, Missouri, HRI Properties
(HRI) is 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, sustainable communities. For more information, go to

HRI Lodging owns and operates hotel properties in New Orleans, LA; Shreveport, LA; Jackson, MS and Richmond, VA. HRI hotels include restoration of the D.H. Holmes department store in New Orleans into the Chateau Bourbon Hotel; the King Edward Hotel in Jackson and the Miller & Rhoads department store in Richmond, both of which fly the  Hilton Garden Inn flag.

Sarah Gagnon
VP of Sales, HRI Lodging
(504) 281-4002


Also See: HRI Properties Appoints Tony Welch General Manager of Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center in New Orleans / February 2010

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