GF Hotels & Resorts Appoints Lisa Drake as Vice President, Development and Owner Relations
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, U.S., Jan. 31, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — GF Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel ownership and management company with more than 140 upscale and midscale U.S. hotels and resorts in portfolio, recently announced the promotion of Lisa Drake to Vice President, Development and Owner Relations. With Drake’s latest advancement, GF Hotels & Resorts not only continues to strengthen its skilled management team, but it continues to offer women the opportunity to thrive in an industry historically dominated by men.
Lisa Drake joined GF Hotels & Resorts in 2018 and has left her mark on the development team since day one. With over 10 years of hospitality experience in sales, marketing and revenue management, Lisa brought knowledge, fresh perspective and enthusiasm to the development team, a vital part of the GF growth.
Through her hard work, curiosity, dedication and teamwork, Lisa has continued to contribute to the growth of GF Hotels & Resorts through their rebranding from GF Management to GF Hotels and Resorts and the addition of more than 130 managed properties in GF’s portfolio during some of the toughest years for the hospitality industry. In her new role, she will focus on growth and retention in our banking restructuring and third party management divisions alongside the entire development team.
Lisa graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and received her certificate in Hotel Revenue Management from Cornell University in 2015. Lisa is an active volunteer with the Big Brothers & Big Philadelphia Sisters in her spare time.
Since its inception, GF Hotels & Resorts has operated nearly 600 hotels in 46 states, arming each with an unparalleled level of experience and talent that has resulted in superior hotel operations, innovative partner relationships, industry success and award-winning customer satisfaction. The company is committed to continuing its legacy as a premier hospitality industry leader, recognized for delivering exceptional guest and employee experiences.
For more information on Drake’s appointment or GF Hotels & Resorts, please contact Lisa Drake, Vice President, Development and Owner Relations, at (215) 972-2235 or [email protected]
About GF Hotels & Resorts
GF Hotels & Resorts, through its operating subsidiaries, is an award-winning, full-service hotel ownership, management and advisory company founded in 1988 and headquartered in Center City, Philadelphia.
With more than 140 hotel assets under management, including hotels, resorts, conference centers and golf courses in 34 states, GF Hotels & Resorts specializes in third-party management, hotel restructuring strategies lending, receivership, asset management and advisory services for a variety of retail, private, institutional and financial clients. Many of GF’s core hotel assets within the portfolio are owned by its principals and offer the strength and balance of ownership and management.
GF believes in entrepreneurship with a promise of integrity and an all-encompassing passion for hospitality. GF has delivered superior results throughout its 32 years of business through positive operational and financial performance, implemented impactful capital strategies, dedicated to customer service excellence and is focused on an unwavering commitment to cultivating longstanding relationships. Due to its proven success, having recently won awards from Hotel Business Magazine, Hotel Management and Lodging Magazine, GF is known nationally as a distinguished leader in the hospitality industry.
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