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Sage Hospitality Names Matthew Sparks
as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Business Development

Denver, Colorado, December, 2010 – Sage Hospitality of Denver, Colorado, has appointed Matthew Sparks as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Business Development. A 15-year veteran of the global hospitality and real estate industry, Sparks will be directing Sage Hospitality’s acquisitions team and fostering the hotel group’s growth. Appointed on October 13, Sparks is based in Denver.

“We are very excited to have Matt on our senior executive team,” said Kenneth Geist, Executive Vice President of Sage Hospitality. “This is an exciting time for the hospitality industry, and Sage sees significant opportunity to create value in the current lodging cycle. We are confident that Matt will play a key role in furthering Sage’s dominance in the hotel sector as the company continues to invest and grow.”

Sparks brings a broad international hospitality background to his new position. Prior to joining Sage, Sparks served as Senior Vice President of Development for Wyndham Worldwide in Boulder, Colorado. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Global Development for Fairmont Raffles Hotels International in Boulder and in Singapore.

A native of Michigan, Sparks is a graduate of the School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University. He continues to serve on the program’s Alumni Board of Directors and is a frequent and popular guest speaker at hospitality industry events across the country.

About Sage Hospitality
Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality has strategically grown into one of the largest privately held hotel management and ownership companies in the nation operating a variety of large, full-service hotels as well as extended stay and select-service properties. Sage Hospitality's comprehensive portfolio includes major international brands such as Marriott, Sheraton, Renaissance, and Westin, and as well as independent boutique hotels. Sage Hospitality has further differentiated with the creation of the Sage Restaurant Group, which has created and is managing 10 unique restaurant concepts including the acclaimed Mercat a la Planxa in Chicago. For more information, please visit

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Hawkins International PR
(212) 255-6541

Also See: Sage Hospitality Names Dean Gress as Executive Chef & Matthew Rosenberg as Front Office Manager for The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel / November 2010

Sage Hospitality Continues as Manager of the Hilton College Station & Conference Center in College Station, Texas and Assumes Management of 5 Additional Encore Owned Hotels / October 2010

Molinaro Koger Structures Sale of Hilton College Station & Conference Center / January 2005

JER Partners Sells the 303-room Hilton College Station in College Station, Texas, to an Affiliate of Encore Enterprises / September 2010

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