David Hale appointed VP of business development for Spire Hospitality

David Hale

Spire Hospitality appointed David Hale to VP of business development. With an extensive background in the hotel industry, Hale will lead the team to introduce Spire Hospitality as a management company option to members of the hospitality investment community.

“David brings an impressive amount of expertise in operations, sales and marketing, revenue management, training and development along with his focus on business development over the last five years to the Spire team,” said Bill DeForrest, CEO & president of Spire Hospitality. “His background, energy and commitment make him the perfect addition to our leadership talent in this exciting new position.”

Hale has worked with many of the top firms in the industry and brings more than 15 years experience with Hilton, The Procaccianti Group and Interstate Hotels and Resorts. He most recently served as VP of sales and hotel development for Vantage Hospitality Group. 


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“Cultivating relationships with CEOs, ownership groups, development leaders, capital partners and brokers to uncover fitting business opportunities has always been a passion,” Hale said. “I’m thrilled to join the Spire Hospitality team to put my relationships and experience towards securing new management contract opportunities.”

Hale is a graduate of the University of Houston where he earned his bachelor’s degree in hospitality management. 

Owned by AWH Partners, a privately held real estate investment, development and management firm, Spire Hospitality is a provider of management services for hotel owners and investors.

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