ALBANY, NY – James C. Frenis, CHA, Chief Executive Officer of Prestige Hospitality Group, LLC (PHG) is pleased to announce the promotion of Bill Gomez to Chief Operating Officer effective March 1, 2018, a newly created position for the rapidly growing hospitality development and management company.

Mr. Gomez first joined PHG eight years ago and most recently served as Vice President of Organizational Development responsible for building and implementing comprehensive leadership tools designed to help hospitality teams achieve superior results in sales and marketing, profitability, and guest satisfaction. In addition, his responsibilities have centered around the management and leadership of the Hyatt Place Saratoga/Malta, NY.

“Bill’s strong leadership and managerial skills are a key asset to the PHG team,” said Justin D. Smith, President. “He shares our values of service and excellence and we are confident that PHG, our partners and properties will continue to flourish under his operational direction.”

Mr. Gomez has 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, leading hotels through opening, growth, stability and turnaround modes. He holds a Marriott T3 Certification from Marriott’s Graduate Management Training University and has received award recognition from Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels for his managerial performance and leadership.

“Bill’s appointment as Chief Operating Officer is essential as PHG continues its course of geographic expansion and growth,” said Mr. Frenis. “Under this strengthen leadership structure, PHG is well poised for continued success.”