Dellisart names new president

Dellisart has promoted Ken Roberts to president of the company. Roberts has been with Dellisart since early 2007 when he joined the company as VP of operations, where he oversaw the general operations responsibilities of all the properties in the company's portfolio. Before Dellisart, Roberts held a range of positions with Marriott International, White Lodging and Island Hospitality. He is a graduate of Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, Mich.

Ken Roberts
Ken Roberts (Dellisart)

"I am excited and looking forward to continuing our aggressive growth strategy for the company," Roberts said in a statement. "We are committed to providing our customers and partners a higher return on investment and maximizing the value of their asset."

"Ken's leadership, drive, and commitment to excellence have helped Dellisart drive superior results for our owners and partners," said Doug Artusio, chairman and CEO, Dellisart. "He has been an integral part of the Dellisart team for the last 15 years, and I am looking forward to the next chapter of our growth at Dellisart with Ken at the helm. He shares my vision of offering a unique value proposition to our owners and partners, which will help continue the growth trajectory of the company."

As of June 30, the company had 571 guestrooms at five properties in its portfolio.