Hotel Equities Expands Current President’s Role to CEO

Rahinsky worked his way up, starting as the company's vice president of operations five years ago.

Atlanta—Hotel Equities has announced the promotion of President Brad Rahinsky to the position of president & CEO. Founder Fred Cerrone, will retain his current position as chairman. Rahinsky joined the company five years ago, bringing along a background in hospitality operations, business development, sales and marketing. Starting as vice president of operations, he was in charge of strategic planning and the organization’s day-to-day activities.

Brad Rahinsky, president & CEO, Hotel Equities
Brad Rahinsky, president & CEO, Hotel Equities

“An extraordinary leader with an astute business mind, Brad brings that rare mix of business acumen and street sense to his position as the president & CEO. He has used his exceptional leadership skills to attract top talent to our team and grow the company with an eye towards the future,” said Cerrone, in prepared remarks. “Brad’s ability to drive results to both the top and bottom line of our growing portfolio and consistently motivate leadership is remarkable. He has proved himself to be a loyal colleague, a mentor and visionary willing to break new ground and inspire others to follow.”

To better handle the firm’s expansion, Rahinsky recruited and promoted members to the team, including the addition of multiple vice presidents and regional directors of operations, leadership positions in revenue management, financial support, marketing initiatives, sales and training.

“I am honored and humbled to help guide this first-class organization in its 28th year,” said Rahinsky, in prepared remarks. “For the past five years, I’ve had the privilege of spending a significant amount of time with Coach (Cerrone), who has shared his insights and wisdom as well as his vision for the firm. Hospitality is a team sport. We have assembled a very talented and experienced group of leaders who are committed to the plan, genuinely caring of one another and passionate about the business.”

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