WATERFORD, CT, September 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Waterford Hotel Group, a leading hotel management company, today announced the appointment of Brian Ehrlich as Vice President, Development. In this role, Ehrlich will seek new business for Waterford Hotel Group, including management and investment opportunities.
As a seasoned veteran of the hospitality industry, Ehrlich has held key positions at companies such as Ensemble Investments, Kimpton Hotels, Viceroy Hotels and Resorts, Secured Capital, and Lodging and Leisure Investment Advisors. Based on the West Coast in San Francisco, Ehrlich will be instrumental in the westward expansion of Waterford’s hotel footprint in the United States.
“Waterford is well positioned for growth and we are delighted to welcome Brian to our management team,” said Michael Heaton, President of Waterford Hotel Group. “Brian’s in-depth industry knowledge and strong relationships will be instrumental in expanding our portfolio,” added Heaton.
Ehrlich brings a wealth of experience to Waterford, with expertise in business research, market insight and underwriting in both acquisitions and new developments. In addition, Ehrlich maintains high-level relationships with the country’s leading hotel brands, developers, owners, brokers and consultants. Ehrlich received his BA in American History from Harvard University. He and his family reside in the suburbs of San Francisco.
“I am honored to join Waterford Hotel Group and lead their development and growth efforts,” said Ehrlich. “With over 35 years of experience and a successful track record of operating over 100 hotels in 23 states, representing leading brands and independents, Waterford has the capacity, stability and creativity to ensure the success of any hotel project, ”Ehrlich added.
About the Waterford Hotel Group
Since 1986, Waterford and its affiliates have been involved in the development and operation of hotel, gaming and site properties totaling over $ 3 billion. Waterford Hotel Group is a licensed operator for major hotel brands and experienced with virtually all types of hotel products, including full services, select services and resort properties, as well as convention centers. The company has owned and / or managed over 100 properties nationwide, ranging from large multi-purpose projects to small independent inns. For more information, visit www.waterfordhotelgroup.com.