Industry Update
Appointment30 March 2015

Lisa Larson

Appointed Senior Vice President of Operations
At Shaner Hotel Group in State College - PA, USA

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Lisa Larson Shaner Hotel Holdings, one of the hospitality industrys leading owner-operators of full- and select-service hotels, today announced that former Marriott International operations and marketing executive Lisa Larson has been named Senior Vice President of Operations for the companys Select Service Hotels Division. With more than 25 years of senior management leadership e xperience across hotel operations, sales and marketing, Larsons operations responsibilities at Shaner Hotels will include the companys Select Service sales, marketing, e-commerce and revenue management for Shaners broad portfolio. She will be based at Shaners headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania. Larson most recently served in a senior leadership role with Texas Western Hospitality, which is comprised of Marriott and Hilton brand hotels in Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona and North Carolina. Her hospitality career includes extensive operations, sales and marketing experience with Marriott, IHG and Hilton brands. During her 12-year tenure with Marriott International, Larson earned widespread industry recognition for her leadership and innovation in building Marriotts Select Service and Extended Stay brands operations, sales and marketing campaigns. Her industry experience also includes six years in operations, sales and marketing positions with Tharaldson Hospitality Management. With more than four decades of hospitality industry experience and more than $1 billion invested in hotel properties around the U.S. and abroad, Shaner Hotels Groups current portfolio is comprised of more than 40 hotels with over 5,000 rooms in 17 states and two countries. Over the past 40 years the company has also been engaged in both new development and redevelopment of more than 80 hotel projects with leading brand affiliations such as Marriott International, Intercontinental Hotels and Hilton.

Shaner Hotel Group

Shaner Hotels is one of the foremost award-winning hospitality owner-operators and management companies in the hospitality industry. Our current portfolio consists of 51 full-service, select-service, extended-stay and resort properties with more than 6,000 rooms in 17 states and two countries.
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