Eugene, Ore.-based Obie Hospitality has appointed David Parker director of revenue. According to Managing Director Curt Asmussen, Parker marks the third full-time employee for the growing company, which has two hotels under management and recently broke ground on a third in Eugene.
In the newly created role, Parker will oversee pricing and inventory management decisions for Obie Hospitality’s properties.
Before his previous position as a revenue management and marketing consultant, Parker served as director of revenue management for 14 years at the 1,236-room Sheraton Seattle in Washigton. Earlier in his career, he worked as director of revenue management at the 891-room The Westin Seattle and the 850-room DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport.
Obie Hospitality’s portfolio of boutique hotels currently includes the Inn at the 5th in Eugene and the Inn at 500 Capitol in Boise, Idaho. Its hotels feature sculpture, murals, paintings and other works created by local artists; open-air terraces and balconies; and themed rooms inspired by the hotel’s location and culture. The company additionally manages a collection of stores, restaurants and cafes in Eugene known as the 5th Street Public Market.