Hotel Equities promotes Dan Block

Hotel owner, operator and developer Hotel Equities (HE) has promoted Dan Block to SVP, operations.

In this expanded role, Block oversees a multi-branded portfolio of hotels across the U.S., driving operational excellence and ensuring outstanding guest experiences. He reports directly to President of Hotel Operations Al Smith.

Joining HE in March 2022 through the Greenwood Hospitality partnership, he held the position of VP, operations, overseeing a collection of lifestyle and full-service hotels. “As we continue to grow our presence in the industry, it is imperative that we are equipped with talented leaders to drive our success,” said Aik Hong Tan, principal, Greenwood Hospitality.

“Dan came to us with a skillset that supports all our operational goals, but most importantly supports our people-first culture,” added Tom Conran, principal, Greenwood. “His experience and dedication to Greenwood and Hotel Equities are key factors in maximizing operational efficiencies and guaranteeing maximum returns for our stakeholders.”

Block has more than 39 years of experience in the hospitality industry, “Dan Block’s promotion to senior vice president of operations is a testament to his remarkable contributions and expertise in the field,” said Smith. “His extensive background in hotel operations, commitment to servant leadership, and expertise is culinary arts uniquely positions him to elevate our operational strategies and enhance the overall guest experience.”