ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peachtree Hotel Group, one of the nation’s fastest growing hotel investment and management platforms, today named Jamey Cua vice president of business development for its hotel operations and management division, Peachtree Hospitality Management (PHM). In the newly created role, Cua will be responsible for creating growth in third-party management partnerships by leveraging industry relationships and identifying new management opportunities.
“We looked across the industry for an individual who could both help grow our business and fit in well with our established team,” said Brent LeBlanc, executive vice president, Peachtree Hotel Group. “Having worked with Jamey in the past, I know he brings the full package to the position—industry-wide contacts, a deep understanding of third-party management and the ability to connect with people almost instantaneously. I am confident he will help us methodically and strategically grow our portfolio of third-party management contracts as the industry seeks solutions to survive the ongoing pandemic.”
Prior to joining Peachtree, Cua oversaw Sage Hospitality’s third-party, managed development throughout the U.S. as senior vice president. Previously, he served as vice president of development for Marriott, International, Inc., and senior director of development for Starwood Hotels & Resorts. He received his MBA in organizational leadership from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio, and his BS in pre-med and sports medicine from Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio.
“Jamey will be instrumental in expanding our third-party management services for full-service, lifestyle, select-service and extended-stay hotels,” said Patrick Short, president, Peachtree Hotel Management. “As hotel owners ourselves, our goal is to create value for shareholders. We fully appreciate how difficult things can be right now for hotel owners and look to utilize our existing brand relationships and expertise to help guide hotels through these perilous times.”
“This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of PHM’s team,” noted Cua. “PHM and I align in our desire to provide personalized attention to owners and emotional connections with guests. There is a great deal of potential with this platform; the PHM team is ready to provide creative management solutions.”
About Peachtree Hospitality Management
Peachtree Hospitality Management, a division of Peachtree Hotel Group, is a hotel management company that creates loyalty across all stakeholders: team members, guests and owners. PHM’s proprietary systems and processes maximize financial performance and value of every asset, deliver efficiencies and enable hotel teams to provide guests with a unique and memorable experience. PHM manages 54 hotels across 18 brands, with 6,493 rooms located in 16 states. In 2020, PHM ranked number 40 on Hotel Business’ top hotel management company list – up 15 spots since 2019.
About Peachtree Hotel Group
Peachtree Hotel Group operates, develops and invests in premium-branded, full-, select- and limited-service and extended-stay hotel assets under the Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Choice and InterContinental Hotels Group flags. Since its inception, Peachtree has invested in more than $4.2 billion of hotel properties and first mortgage notes. Peachtree's current portfolio is comprised 160 hotels or hotel backed assets totaling 20,366 rooms, 63 hotels, and 97 notes. For more information, please visit www.peachtreehotelgroup.com.