Chris Cargen, CEO of Hospitality America, Inc., a hotel management company based out of Nashville, Tennessee, with executive offices in Greenville, SC announces the promotion of David Berger to the position of Chief Operating Officer. David has served as Vice President of Operations of the company for the last five years. “David has invigorated Hospitality America’s culture and has successfully protected and increased the value of our assets for ownership,” says Cargen.
David has spent his entire career in the lodging business, since graduating with a Bachelors of Administration from Lynn University’s Hospitality Program in 1997. He was first appointed as a hotel general manager at 23 years old, while with Prime Hospitality. Throughout his career, he has worked with prominent hotel management companies, including Turnberry Associates, Thayer Lodging and Prime Hospitality. David’s experience includes pre-development, hotel openings, hotel brand conversions, food and beverage operations as well as overall management of focused and full service properties.
He will continue to be based out of the Greenville, SC office of Hospitality America located at 40 W. Broad St, Ste. 500, Greenville, South Carolina 29601.
Hospitality America was founded in 1993 by Chris Cargen. Since that time, the company has opened and operated 24 hotels for its clients. Hospitality America, Inc., has grown its portfolio to include managed properties in NC, SC, FL, LA, VA, TN and MO, operating Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott, Embassy Suites, Hampton, Hilton, Homewood Suites and Home2Suites by Hilton. Hospitality America, Inc. currently oversees approximately $88 million in annual revenues and manages over 500 associates.