HRI Lodging has appointed Rick Schatz general manager for the dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt Hotel in downtown Indianapolis. He will oversee all aspects of the hotel's management, including operations, sales, marketing, security, maintenance, housekeeping and accounting. Schatz previously served as the resort manager of the Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club in Massachusetts and served as director of operations at Le Meridien New Orleans.
He holds a bachelor's degree in fine arts with department honors from the University of Redlands.
Founded in 1982 by Edward B. Boettner (1933-2000) and Pres Kabacoff, HRI Properties is dedicated to the pursuit of revitalizing cities by creating diverse, vibrant and sustainable communicates. Through its subsidiaries, HRI has completed 61 large-scale projects for a total funding value of over $2 billion which includes 5,000 apartment units, 4,000 hotel rooms, over 1.
13 January 2017 — HRI Lodging, LLC (HRIL), an affiliate of HRI Properties, and River’s Edge Hotel & Spa has named Paige Carlson as its new Director of Sales for the 99-room boutique hotel in Portland.
Carlson re-joins the hotel after previously serving as its Director of Sales from 2013-2015.
4 October 2016 — In this position, Barnett lends his experience in sales, distribution channel management, revenue management and marketing in upscale and midscale lifestyle hotel companies. He also brings expertise in development and execution of corporate sales and revenue management strategies and initiatives for entire hotel portfolios.