GF Hotels & Resorts promotes Alpert, Kreitzer

GF Hotels and Resorts, a leading hotel ownership and management company with nearly 130 upscale and midscale U.S. hotels and resorts in its portfolio, has promoted Ryan Alpert to EVP, sales and commercial strategy and Lynsey Kreitzer to SVP, sales and commercial strategy.

Having joined GF Hotels and Resorts in 2020, Alpert has played a crucial role in developing the sales and revenue strategy team, according to the company. With more than 20 years of hospitality experience, he has held various positions throughout his career in the hospitality industry, including SVP, sales and revenue strategy; VP, sales and marketing; regional director, sales and marketing; senior sales manager; task force manager and GM.

In his new role, he assumes additional responsibilities within the development team. He will continue to assist in evolving the company’s growth strategy, setting goals and closing deals.

Also joining the company in 2020, Kreitzer has more than 15 years of experience in revenue-generating roles in the hospitality industry and has been a key component in driving the company’s sales, revenue and overall growth efforts, it reports. She has served as VP, sales and marketing and VP, sales and commercial strategy. In her new role, she is responsible for the sales and commercial strategy efforts of the company’s managed hotels.

“We are extremely fortunate to have two incredible trailblazers lead us towards success as GF continues its commitment to growth in all aspects of our company,” said John Rubino, president/COO. “Both Ryan and Lynsey have continued to portray unwavering dedication to GF Hotels and Resorts by investing time and hard work into building a team of strong sales leaders and developing revenue generating processes. The future for GF remains bright with the promotions of Ryan and Lynsey, driving us to even greater successes in their new roles.”