Appointed General Manager
At Andaz West Hollywood - CA, USA
Andaz West Hollywood, located on Los Angeles' Sunset Strip, appointed Nate Hardesty as GM. In his role, Hardesty is responsible for managing all operations of the 239-room hotel. Hardesty joins Andaz West Hollywood from Hyatt's corporate team, where he served as regional VP of sales for the eastern region of the U.S.
Hardesty began his career as a corporate management trainee at Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, where he worked in all departments of the hotel. Throughout his Hyatt career, he worked in sales and marketing, serving as director of sales and marketing at many Hyatt hotels and resorts throughout the country, including transitioning the 1,641-room Peabody Orlando Hotel into Hyatt Regency Orlando in 2013. In his most recent role as regional VP of sales, Hardesty managed more than 60 directors of strategic corporate sales accounts. Additionally, he oversaw territory and third-party teams across the U.S., Canada and Latin America.
Hardesty is a graduate of Northern Illinois University. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, sports and music.