David Attardi joins Red Lion as regional VP of lodging development

David Attardi joined RLHC this week as regional VP of lodging development and will be based in Washington D.C. His responsibilities include attracting new franchise properties into the RLHC network of hotels.

With more than a dozen years of hospitality experience, Attardi most recently served as VP at B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group where he led a team of sales and marketing team responsible for all online sales, marketing and eCommerce initiatives, in addition to providing market analysis on property acquisitions. Prior to that, Attardi held positions at the CIMBA undergraduate study abroad program and the Studer Group, a healthcare advocacy alliance.

Attardi has served as Founder and Chair of IHG Owners Association Emerging Leaders Council and as a Board Member for IHG Owners Association and for Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). He was a Founding Member of the Marriott eCommerce Franchise Committee and speaks regularly as a guest lecturer for Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and George Washington University Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management.

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