Industry Update
Appointment11 February 2021

Brian Young

Appointed Executive Vice-President, Investments and Chief Financial Officer
At Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) in Atlanta - GA, USA

Brian Young

Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based, private hotel investment, ownership and management company, today named Brian Young executive vice-president, investments and chief financial officer. In the newly created role, Young will be leading HVMG's finance, investor relations and financial reporting areas, and he will have a significant role leading and supporting HVMG's aggressive growth plans around acquisitions, investments, joint-ventures and M&A activity.

Prior to joining HVMG, Young held multiple, increasingly important positions and received several promotions over the course of his nearly 18 years with Interstate Hotels & Resorts & Aimbridge Hospitality, including senior director, finance, culminating with senior vice-president of development and acquisitions. While there, he oversaw platform acquisitions, individual hotel acquisitions, management contracts, dispositions and related activity including raising equity. He also was instrumental in the negotiations, closing and successful integration of companies such as Rim Hospitality and Noble Management Group that allowed Interstate to expand its geographic footprint. Young received his bachelor's in business administration, focusing on finance, from James Madison University.

Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG)

Hospitality Ventures Management Group is a privately owned, fully-integrated hotel ownership and management group that specializes in turning around and repositioning underperforming hotels as well as maximizing the performance of stabilized hotels.
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