RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 2, 2019) – Concord Hospitality Enterprises, an award-winning hotel management and development company, is pleased to announce that Richard Rose has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development. In his new position, Rose will help manage business development opportunities – including third party management agreements, acquisitions and new development opportunities, as well as other strategic partnerships – across Concord’s ever-growing portfolio.
A 27-year veteran of the hotel industry, Rose holds extensive experience in the opening and operation of both premium-brand hotels, conference centers and independent, luxury properties.
“For more than a decade, Richard has been an integral member of our highly successful Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel team, and we look forward to tapping into his knowledge and expertise to continue expanding our footprint across North America,” said Grant Sabroff, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Concord Hospitality. “Over the years, Richard has been recognized with numerous awards at the property and corporate level, which is a testament to his success.”
Rose joined Concord in 2007 as the opening Director of Sales and Marketing for the award-winning Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel before transitioning into the role of General Manager/Area General Manager in 2011. In this position, Rose led his team at Renaissance Raleigh North Hills to a No. 1 overall result in guest satisfaction in 2012, as well as achieved remarkable year-end results in the top 10 of Concord’s portfolio for five consecutive years.
“I am thrilled to continue expanding our portfolio and forging strong industry relationships amidst an unparalleled and prolonged period of growth and success for Concord Hospitality, its partners and its investors,” said Rose. “I look forward to seeking out long-lasting and collaborative business relationships that will allow Concord to showcase an extremely forward-thinking approach to development, management and hospitality excellence.”
For more information about career opportunities with Concord, visit ConcordHotels.com/Careers.