WASHINGTON (May 18, 2023) – The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced today that Steven Nicholas, Managing Principal and Head of Asset Management for Noble Investment Group, has been appointed to the board of directors.

The AHLA Board of Directors represents leaders from all sectors of the lodging industry, including brands, owners and real estate investment trusts (REITs), management companies, vendors, and state associations.

“Over his more than three-decade career, Steven has distinguished himself as one of the industry’s top authorities on hotel operations and profitability,” said AHLA President & CEO Chip Rogers. “We are grateful Steven will be putting his vast experience to work as part of AHLA’s board on behalf of our more than 30,000 members.”

“AHLA’s Board of Directors includes some of hospitality’s top leaders and strategic thinkers, and I’m honored to be a part of this esteemed group,” said Mr. Nicholas. “I look forward to helping AHLA continue to set the standard for hotel industry advocacy, communications, and delivering value to our businesses.”

For more information on AHLA’s Board of Directors, see here.