Management Appointment Peachtree Hotel Group

Brent LeBlanc Named Executive Vice-President of Business Development for Peachtree Hotel Group

Peachtree Hotel Group

Officials of Peachtree Hotel Group (PHG) and its lending platform Stonehill today announced the promotion of Brent LeBlanc to executive vice-president of business development.

“With more than a quarter century of hospitality experience, including franchise development, real estate and lending, Brent has proven to be the leader we were looking for when we brought him on board in 2012,” said Greg Friedman, managing principal and chief executive officer, Peachtree Hotel Group. “He has been instrumental in our substantial growth for both our real estate and lending platforms. Brent will continue to be a key part of our senior team well into the future.”

“Brent has had great success transitioning from a franchise development executive into the real estate and lending sides of the hospitality business,” said Matt Crosswy, president and principal, Stonehill. “We attribute these achievements to his stellar work ethic and unique ability to form authentic and deep relationships across the industry.”

Prior to joining Peachtree in 2012, LeBlanc was vice-president of development for the former Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, where he was responsible for the successful launch of aloft by W Hotels and Element by Westin. While there he drove growth within the Westin, Sheraton, Luxury Collection, Le Meridian and Four Points brands across a 20-state area. He also held similar positions with La Quinta Corporation and US Franchise Systems, Inc. He received his B.A. in marketing from Southeastern Louisiana University.

“It is great to be recognized with the promotion to executive vice president,” LeBlanc said. “The Peachtree - Stonehill leadership team have put together an incredible line-up that is primed for growth well into the future. I have learned so much over the last eight years and have transformed my skill set into something I have always desired. I am thankful for the opportunity and look forward to many more years with this best-in-class hotel investment platform.”

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