EL SEGUNDO, CA -- Vista Investments, LLC (http://vistainvestments.com/) announced today that Ross Greenman has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development and General Counsel.
Greenman's arrival follows the company's recent, successful opening of the brand new Hampton Inn & Suites in Glendale, CA and its announcement of new hotel development projects located in southern California's Silicon Beach and downtown Los Angeles, CA. Vista Investments hired Greenman in order to fulfill the company's need for an experienced and energetic lodging development specialist. In addition to providing legal counsel he will oversee the development of growth opportunities and the implementation of growth plans across operations.
"I'm excited to join this dynamic team," Greenman said. "Vista Investments has a great portfolio of established properties and exciting new projects. It speaks to the growth of the company that I've been brought on."
Greenman has a wealth of hospitality industry know-how and over a decade of combined legal and hotel real estate experience. He began his career as a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles, where he tried numerous cases to juries, before taking a position in the legal department of Best Western Hotels & Resorts. Prior to joining Vista Investments, Greenman was a Vice President in the Phoenix office of national hospitality brokerage and consulting firm HREC, where he was directly involved in the sales and marketing of over $100M in hotel assets over a two year period.
Juan Llaca, President and CEO of Vista Investments, said, "We are excited about leveraging Ross' hospitality industry knowledge and experience in order to help grow the Vista platform. His background in hotel real estate transactions and business law will make him a great addition to the group. We welcome his insight in development as we continue to invest in and manage our assets."
Greenman, who grew up in the Los Angeles area, earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. He holds a certificate in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University.
About Vista Investments, LLC
Vista Investments, LLC is a privately held owner, operator and developer of hotels. The company has a large portfolio of established, high-quality hotels as well as numerous developments in the pipeline throughout California. Approved by top tier brands such as Hilton, Marriott and Best Western, Vista Investments offers a unique composition of expertise as a full-service hotel management, design, and development company. The company concentrates on strategic hotel development and acquisition of premier select-service hotels, located in areas with high barriers to entry where value can be added through management, design, branding, and property improvements. Within Vista Investments is Vista Design and Build: a select, in-house team comprised of construction management members, designers, architects, and contractors who are charged with overseeing and executing renovations and new construction projects. Vista Investments also owns Vagabond Inn Corp., the franchisor of the Vagabond Inn hotel brand. It has locations throughout Arizona, California, and Nevada. For more information, visit http://vistainvestments.com.
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