Concord Hospitality Promotes Matt McClelland to Senior Vice President, Select Service Operations

  Concord Hospitality Promotes Matt McClelland to Senior Vice President,
  Select Service Operations

Business Wire

RALEIGH, N.C. -- July 8, 2013

Officials with Concord Hospitality Enterprises, one of the nation’s top-ranked
hotel developer/owner/operators, today announced the promotion of Matt
McClelland to senior vice president, select service operations. Most recently,
he served the company as vice president, capital assets. In his new role,
McClelland will assume responsibility for the operational performance and
brand execution of Concord’s 86 select service and extended stay hotels.

“Matt is a born leader and a natural operations pro,” said Nick Kellock,
Concord’s chief operating officer. “Over a 20-plus year career, Matt has
amassed an impressive catalog of credentials, both strategically and
operationally, most recently overseeing capital improvements across our
portfolio. I am thrilled to appoint such a dedicated, enthusiastic hotelier to
head up this vital segment of our business and ensure that we continue to
infuse future hotels with Concord’s culture and standards of excellence.”

Following eight years with Marriott, McClelland joined Concord in 1997 as
director of operations for the Marriott in West Des Moines, Iowa. Over the
course of his career, he’s served as lead general manager for 62 select
service properties and as regional director for 15 midwestern hotels, along
the way earning Marriott’s prestigious General Manager of the Year Award.

“Concord has a cultural foundation that supports career growth and solid
business values and as a result, we have some of the best people you would
ever want to work with,” said McClelland. “I have been a part of building that
culture for the last 15 years. I look forward to making it my full time
mission to further entrench our hotels and our associates in that operating
philosophy. I know it pays remarkable dividends on both a business and
individual level.”

About Concord Hospitality

Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, an award-winning hotel management and
development company based in Raleigh, N.C., manages more than 90 hotels
offering more than 12,600 guest rooms in 22 states and two Canadian provinces.
The company operates hotels and resorts under such well-known industry elite
brands as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, InterContinental Hotels Group,
and Choice Hotels, as well as select independent boutique hotels. Formed in
1985, Concord recently was listed as one of the top management companies in
the nation by independent sources, and has received some of the industry’s
most prestigious honors including Developer of the Year for Marriott, Hyatt
and Choice Hotels. Concord also is an eight-time winner of Marriott’s
Partnership Circle award and in 2013 was honored to be the recipient of
Marriott’s inaugural Spirit to Preserve Award. Concord properties are some of
the most awarded hotels in the country, having won nearly 100 top honors in
the past two years alone. For more information, visit www.concordhotels.com.

Contact:

Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company
Chris Daly, Lauralee Dobbins
703-435-6293
Lauralee@dalygray.com