With his recent promotion Andy Burch will oversee the opening and expansion of Concord’s new hotels across the company’s portfolio.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Concord Hospitality, the award-winning hotel management and development company which presently operates over 150 hotels across North America, recently promoted both Andy Burch and Ben Haller to Senior Vice President of Operations to assist and oversee the company’s expanding portfolio. Poised for growth and preparing to stay ahead of the curve by promoting exemplary team members, Concord Hospitality’s exceptional team is looking to further support its individual properties’ needs by building strong internal foundations and recognizing those who will help shape the future of the company.
A hospitality veteran of over 30 years, Andy Burch joined the company in August of 1997 and has held a demonstrated passion for the business taking on positions in all facets of operations including food and beverage, front desk, housekeeping, maintenance, sales, administration, finance, pre-opening, business development/underwriting and acquisitions. His experience includes full service, select service, extended stay, lifestyle brands, Marriott, IHG, Hyatt, Hilton, and Choice properties.
“In my new role, I look forward to leading the operations team in contributing to our brand’s successes as we push forward into new challenges and opportunities,” said Andy Burch, Senior Vice President of Operations.
In addition, Ben Haller has also been promoted from Regional Vice President to Senior Vice President of Operations. In his 26 years in hospitality, Ben has worked in over 60 different hotels across the United States allowing him to amass a keen eye for streamlining labor and expenses. With experience in acquisitions, divestitures, resorts, airport hotels, suburban hotels and independent golf resort conference centers, Ben has continued to apply his depth of knowledge to his role aiding Concord Hospitality in its strong growth plan.
“With all that we have accomplished in the last year, I’m excited for the continued growth of our team and new partnerships brought on by new developments and 3rd party management projects,” said Ben Haller, Senior Vice President of Operations. “With the continued expansion of our Opus collection and other hotel categories, I look forward to bringing fresh, new ideas to the hospitality industry as we continue to level up our services.”
“The expertise of our team is the pillar that reinforces the high level of service that we pride ourselves on,” explains President & Chief Executive Officer, Mark Laport. “We will continue to recognize members of our team offering them the opportunity to take on expanded leadership roles as we continue to grow.”
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