Presidian Hotels appoints Chip Young to COO

Presidian Hotels & Resorts, a hotel investment and management company based in San Antonio, announced that Chip Young rejoined the company as COO. In this position, Young will be responsible for the operations of all hotels in the growing Presidian portfolio as well as directing the strategic positioning of the company for ongoing growth through strong organizational alignment and operational execution.

Young is a hospitality industry veteran with a career spanning over 35 years, including time previously spent with Presidian serving as the company’s VP of operations. Young began his career with the Marriott Corporation where he spent a total of 17 years in various roles. He also served as a regional VP of operations for White Lodging and held similar roles with La Quinta Inns and Suites and Prime Hospitality. Immediately prior to rejoining Presidian, Young served as the COO for BC Lynd Hospitality in San Antonio. 

Young’s breadth of experience includes success in all segments of the business. This includes full-service, extended stay, select service, independent hotel management and extensive involvement with brands such as Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott and Starwood.

"It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome Chip back to the Presidian family,” said Charles Leddy, Presidian's CEO. “Chip was integral in establishing the unique people-oriented culture and hands-on management approach that has served Presidian, our associates and our portfolio of hotels so well over the past decade.  With the exciting pipeline of opportunities in front of us and given Chip’s depth of history with Presidian, we could not ask for a better hospitality executive to take over leadership of our growing management platform.” 

“I am delighted to be rejoining the Presidian family," Young said. "The culture is strong, the talent is deep, and the pipeline is very healthy. I look forward to helping lead our team through this exciting time of growth.”