ATLANTA, Nov. 6, 2018 — Signaling continued growth and another significant milestone for the company, Davidson Hotels & Resorts appoints Rob Morgan to the newly created position of senior vice president of transitions & operations strategy. In his new role, Morgan is responsible for leading a variety of strategic initiatives with the operations strategy team to ensure productivity and streamlined communication between the business development and operations teams. He is also redesigning and amplifying Davidson Hotels & Resorts' transition process as the company prepares for expansion with forthcoming acquisitions and new-build developments.

Morgan joins Davidson Hotels & Resorts with a lifetime of hospitality experience, most recently from launching his own hospitality consulting business where he assisted hotel owners, asset managers and management companies achieve profitability and consistent operational excellence. His resume includes a career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts where he grew into several management positions throughout his nearly 12-year tenure, ultimately serving as senior director of portfolio & project management. In this corporate-level position, Morgan was tasked with overseeing transitions, property improvement plans and renovations in addition to working with the real estate team to assess potential conversion opportunities during the company's time of greatest growth. He was then hired by HEI Hotels & Resorts where developed a team and process for transitioning new acquisitions before advancing to regional vice president of HEI's largest region.

"Rob is a qualified, solid addition to our team and a humble, lifelong operator with strong character and a limitless work ethic," said Thom Geshay, chief operating officer, Davidson Hotels & Resorts. "With 10 new-build deals in the pipeline, we look forward to his innovative insight as the company's future projects upward."