Hotel Industry Veteran to Lead Growing Hotel Operations Division of Peachtree Hotel Group
Officials of Peachtree Hotel Group, one of the nation’s fastest growing hotel investment and management platforms, today announced the promotion of Patrick Short to the president of its hotel operations and management division, Peachtree Hospitality Management (PHM). In this role, Short will provide cross-discipline leadership and strategic direction to PHM’s portfolio of 50 hotels.
Short took the helm of PHM as interim president on March 1, 2020 after having served as corporate vice president of operations since 2018. In his previous role, he was responsible for the operational performance of PHM’s portfolio of managed hotels. Prior to joining PHM, Short held vice president positions with TPG Hotels and Resorts and Wischermann Partners, where he oversaw both full-service and select-service hotels.
"In light of his fantastic work as interim president of PHM during the pandemic, Patrick truly deserves this promotion," said Greg Friedman, CEO, Peachtree Hotel Group. "While numerous hotel management entities have floundered during the on-going crisis, Patrick has done a phenomenal job leading the entire PHM team and making bold moves to ensure that our portfolio is operating under best-in-class practices. During his tenure, he has implemented numerous operational enhancements, as well as strengthen the company’s culture. We look forward to Patrick helping lead our management division into the future."
"I am grateful for the faith that Peachtree has placed in me and look forward to continuing the upward trajectory we’ve enjoyed since inception," Short said. "My focus will remain on operational excellence, as well as growing our third-party managed portfolio."
About Peachtree Hospitality Management
Peachtree Hospitality Management, a division of Peachtree Hotel Group, is a hotel management company that creates loyalty across all stakeholders – team members, guests and owners. PHM’s proprietary systems and processes maximize financial performance and value of every asset, deliver efficiencies and enable hotel teams to provide guests with an uncommon customer experience. PHM manages the performance of 50 hotels, across 17 brands with 6,080 rooms located in 16 states. In 2020, PHM ranks number 40 on Hotel Business’ top hotel management company list – up 15 spots since 2019.
About Peachtree Hotel Group
Peachtree Hotel Group operates, develops and invests in premium-branded, select- and limited-service and extended-stay hotel assets under the Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Choice and InterContinental Hotels Group flags. Since its inception, Peachtree has invested in more than $3.5 billion of hotel properties and first mortgage notes. Peachtree's current portfolio is comprised of 119 hotel assets totaling 15,620 rooms, including 50 real estate assets and 61 notes. For more information, please visit www.peachtreehotelgroup.com.
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