News for the Hospitality Executive
ALPHARETTA, Ga., August 1, 2011—Officials of Dellisart LLC, an owner, acquirer, manager and developer of nationally branded, quality hotels throughout the United States, today announced Michael Hutchins has joined the company as vice president of sales development. His duties will center on overseeing the acquisition of new management contracts for both new build and existing hotels.
“As the industry and economy continue to improve, many owners are rethinking their current management strategies,” said Douglas Artusio, chairman and CEO, Dellisart LLC. “Michael is well known and respected within the hospitality community. We firmly believe his addition to our team will help us achieve our growth goals as we continue to expand our third party management services.”
Prior to joining Dellisart LLC, Hutchins was vice president of franchise sales and development for Carlson Hotels Worldwide, where he was responsible for strategic growth of the Radisson Blu, Radisson and Park Inn brands within the eastern United States and eastern Canada regions. Before that, he was director of the southeast region for Hilton Hotel Corporation and helped negotiate the largest franchise agreement within that region. Also, Hutchins was vice president of franchise sales and development for Wyndham Hotel Group. Hutchins earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa. Prior to entering the hospitality industry, he was an exhibit design consultant and an insurance broker.
“Dellisart manages a variety of limited- and full-service brands, many of which I have worked with and for during my career,” Hutchins said. “The company’s excellent reputation in development and third-party management has earned it recognition as one of the industry’s Top 100 Management Companies by Hotel and Motel Management. I look forward to adding my talents to the development team to further expand the company’s diverse portfolio of properties and contracts.”
About Dellisart LLC
Owned by Douglas E. Artusio, a 36-year veteran of the lodging industry, Dellisart LLC launched in March of 2001. The company’s aggressive portfolio expansion team has more than 80 years combined of hotel ownership, management, development, and acquisition experience, and seeks out national and international properties. Dellisart actively markets and provides management services and support to third party developers and owners of such brands as Wingate Inns, Amerihost Inns, and Hampton Inns & Suites. Also, the company offers owners a complete litany of tools and resources, including Performa modeling, payroll and benefits solutions, operational budgeting and accounting.
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