GF Hotels and Resorts taps Stone as SVP, development

GF Hotels and Resorts, a hotel ownership and management company, has appointed Natalie Stone as SVP, development.

She brings more than 20 years of hotel, restaurant, real estate, fund management and development experience to the team.

In addition to prior roles in hospitality development, Stone was co-owner/president of HotelierCo, a hospitality-focused crowdsourcing company. She also owned a private consulting firm, Grand Hospitality Consultants, focused on creating value for hotel owners by enhancing both top and bottom-line results.

In her new role, she aids in nurturing hospitality management partnerships to support the company’s growth, while filling a key leadership role in the Development team through its continued expansion.

The appointment of Stone follows shortly after the promotions of Ryan Alpert to EVP, sales and commercial strategy and Lynsey Kreitzer to SVP, sales and commercial strategy.