Hospitality America promotes Justin Deyo to corporate director, operations

Hospitality America has promoted Justin Deyo to corporate director, operations under the leadership of VP, operations Frank Cook.

Deyo’s addition to the leadership team aims to put a focus on mentoring and developing hotel leaders, driving the organization’s performance standards and providing strategic support for renovations and new hotel openings, according to the company.

With a hospitality career spanning 20 years, he joined Hospitality America in 2013. He recently served as area GM in Columbia, S.C., overseeing two assets in the Hilton Columbia Center and Hampton Columbia Historic District. Additionally, Deyo served as the inaugural chair of Hospitality America’s Leadership Council which consists of property leaders across the portfolio tasked with vetting and deploying new processes and procedures.

“I’m humbled to join an already impressive leadership team and looking forward to elevating our property leaders to another level of excellence,” he said.

Leigh Holloway, chief strategy officer, Hospitality America, added, “Under Justin’s exceptional leadership, two of our top-performing assets have not only thrived through three multimillion-dollar renovations over the past five years, but have consistently remained at the pinnacle of their competitive sets. His contagious passion and dedication will prove invaluable to Hospitality America’s vision.”