Myrtle Beach, S.C.) June 13, 2018- Strand Hospitality Services, a leading provider of hospitality operations, consulting and advisory services, recently announced that Tom Rost II has been hired as a Regional Director of Operations.

“I am very excited to join Strand Hospitality Services," said Rost. "This is a wonderful opportunity for my career and I look forward to building new relationships at each of the hotels in my region.”

Prior to joining Strand Tom served as the Regional Vice President of Operations for TPI Hospitality. As the Regional VP, he was responsible for overseeing eight hotels, including the construction on two new properties. Many of his properties boast prestigious brand awards including; an IHG Torchbearer award, Hampton Inn & Suites Lighthouse award as well as a Courtyard Platinum award.

His well-rounded and accomplished hospitality career has included vast experience with brands consisting of Hilton, Marriott, Wyndham, Best Western and Radisson.

“Tom brings with him a vast knowledge of budgeting, P&L Analysis, Star Analysis, GM Recruitment and Development, Brand Relations and Quality Assurance to Strand Hospitality,” said Jay Keller, Chief Operating Officer for Strand Hospitality. “His knowledge, experience and successes in the hospitality industry make him the perfect fit for the Regional Director of Operations position.”