Industry Update
Press Release14 September 2007

Gino Belmonte Joins The Lexington Collection and Hospitality Solutions

share this article
1 min
Gino Belmonte

CLEVELAND, Ohio | Vantage Hospitality is pleased to announce the hiring of Gino Belmonte as the Midwest Director of Development for The Lexington Collection hotel chain. Belmonte will also serve as the Vice President of Franchise Termination Negotiations for Hospitality Solutions.


Belmonte, a Science of Hospitality Management graduate of Roosevelt University School of Hospitality, completed the General Managers Certification Training and has a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) designation through the Education Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association.

“Gino knows the Midwest territory and the lodging industry like the back of his hand,” Steve Belmonte, President & CEO, Partner of The Lexington Collection said of his son. “Having been in this business myself for over 30 years, I know from experience that Gino, being a phenomenal salesman that he is, will be a valuable player for The Lexington Collection in the Midwest market. In addition, franchisees working with Hospitality Solutions will reap the benefits of his first-rate negotiation talents.”

Since 2003, Gino Belmonte has been employed by American Fidelity Mortgage Service Inc., the largest FHA bank, as Senior Loan Officer dealing exclusively in home mortgages. He has won the Top Producer Award every year.

“We’re pleased to have Gino, a chip off the Belmonte block, be a part of the Vantage Hospitality team,” Roger Bloss, President & CEO of Vantage Hospitality said. “Combining Gino’s past success in the mortgage business and his career commitment in the lodging industry, I know that he will take The Lexington Collection to new heights in the Midwest.”

Belmonte will assume both positions September 17 and will be based out of Chicago.

The Lexington Collection of fine hotels, plaza hotels, and resorts premiered to the public in 2006 and has been charting a new course in the hospitality industry since then. The Lexington Collection provides owners with short-term contracts, a low monthly fee, a choice in their amenities and services, all part of Lexington’s freestyle lodging model.

Melissa Scott
PR Manager
Phone: +1 888-316-2378
Send email
Latest News