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Archive for June, 2016

Completion News: TPI Hospitality, Chris Flagg SVP Development

We are pleased to have assisted TPI Hospitality in the recruitment of Chris Flagg as SVP Development. Chris joins TPI from Crestline Hotels & Resorts where he was SVP Development. Chris previously held development roles with Waterford Hotel Group and HEI Hotels & Resorts. A California native, he holds a Masters of Management in Hospitality [...]

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For Hotel CEOs, Understanding the Magic Behind Branding Has Never Been More Crucial – Deanna Ting, Skift

Last week, many of the big players in hospitality converged in New York City to make huge investment deals and hobnob with their colleagues. And when companies weren’t focused on cutting deals, their CEOs were talking about a lot of things — the Zika virus, terrorism, Airbnb, the rise of nationalism, and the TSA, to [...]

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In early 2013, we engaged Larry Mendez at Bannerot Partners to conduct a search for a chief operating officer for our company, Supertel Hospitality – a publicly traded REIT located in Omaha, Nebraska. I was familiar with Larry through his work in the hotel industry, and our Board of Directors endorsed the assignment. Larry was incredibly thorough, communicative, and effective throughout the process. In the end, we hired a very qualified candidate that fit our culture perfectly.
Mr. Kelly Walters, CEOSupertel Hospitality
“I highly recommend Larry Mendez and Bannerot Partners. In the search work that Larry did for us, he was able to identify high caliber candidates in a relatively short time span. We were pleased with the professionalism of the process and the final outcome. “
Bob Joyce, EVP Human Resources, Extended Stay America
I’ve always found him to be the consummate professional. He works very hard to understand the client’s need and has an expansive network which allows him to execute against the strategy.  Larry is ethical beyond reproach and understands how to gently nudge the process forward and across the finish line.
Bill Upshaw, President Lodging and Residential, TPI Hospitality