RAR Hospitality Appoints and Promotes Leaders to Hotel Executive and Leadership Team
August 30, 2018 12:17pm
San Diego– August 30, 2018— San Diego-based hotel management company RAR Hospitality is proud to announce the hotel executive promotion of Cameron Lamming to Chief Development Officer and President and addition of Cindy Wu-Park as the new Corporate Director of Finance, Hallie Leitter as Director of Sales at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, and Kim Acosta as General Manager of Rio Del Sol Inn.
“Our robust operating performance and strategic growth relies on our employees and to see members of the RAR team continue to push forward in their careers inspires our expansion as a company and team,” said Robert Rauch, chief executive officer and founder of RAR Hospitality. “RAR has the best team to provide owners and travelers an unparalleled experience they deserve.”
Cameron Lamming was most recently the Chief Development Officer of RAR Hospitality. Lamming’s focus is on company growth in the U.S. through sourcing and executing hotel acquisitions and creating and cultivating partnerships with hotel owners and developers. Prior to joining RAR, Lamming worked at Brixton Capital, an opportunistic investment vehicle with assets totaling more $4 billion, where he was responsible for the acquisitions group. His primary responsibilities included sourcing, analyzing and evaluating acquisition opportunities and executing business plans on more complexed projects. Over the course of two and a half years, Cameron executed 34 deals totaling $550 million. Lamming started his hospitality and finance career with The Walt Disney Company in the Global Business Development division for the parks and resorts advising senior leadership on the domestic and international theme park, hotel, cruise line, and timeshare strategies. Lamming graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics from Stanford University.
As the company’s Director of Finance, Cindy Wu-Park is responsible for the oversight of all hotel accounting and financial reporting functions, systems, and operating policies and procedures. She was previously the Director of Finance at The US Grant Hotel in San Diego and has been in the hospitality finance industry for 16 years. Her career background includes corporate roles as well as on-property and financial auditing positions. Wu-Park has an educational background in business economics and accounting from the University of California Los Angeles and received an MBA from University of California, Irvine.
Newly appointed as the Director of Sales at The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows, Hallie Leitter manages the sales team and oversees marketing, room and group sales, catering and events. Leitter served as a sales manager for The Westgate Hotel in San Diego and event sales manager for restaurant group, McCormick & Schmick's, which own and operate Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Oceanaire, McCormick & Schmick’s, and Mastro’s Restaurants.
Kim Acosta joined the team as the new General Manager of Rio Del Sol Inn. She started her hospitality career at a hotel managed by Disneyland in 1986 and she has now worked with properties ranging from midsize to luxury. After managing hotels in California, Arizona, and Nevada for over 30 years, Kim is overseeing all hotel departments of Rio Del Sol Inn as well as its onsite restaurant, Giggling Cactus.
The hotel management group operates 19 hotels and recently added Best Western El Cajon, Four Points by Sheraton San Diego and Fairfield Inn & Suites Oceanside to its property portfolio. For more information on RAR Hospitality, please visit www.RARHospitality.com.
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Celebrating more than 25 years in hospitality, RAR Hospitality offers the full spectrum of hospitality management services to hotel and resort owners, developers, lenders, and investors. Founded by Bob Rauch, the “Hotel Guru,” RAR Hospitality is headquartered in San Diego and has a hotel presence in Southern California, Arizona and Colorado. RAR’s hotel collection includes boutique, branded, and independent properties. With more than two decades of experience delivering expert services and oversight to hoteliers, developers, and hospitality finance professionals, RAR is one of the industry’s most trusted and respected names and is recognized industry wide for its leading hotel management services. RAR has earned national recognition and awards from INC, Wall Street Journal, LODGING Magazine, Hotel Business and much more. For more information, visit RARHospitality.com.
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