Kokua Hospitality, LLC recently announced several key executive appointments with the promotion of four internal team members.
"These new executive appointments reflect the strength and adaptability of our talented team," said Phil Tufano, chief operating officer. "The depth of the new management team will help drive our transformation as we continue to grow our hotel footprint across the country."
Clay Spencer was named senior vice president-operations. In this new position, he will oversee Chicago-region hotels and corporate operation areas including sales and marketing, human resources and revenue management.
James LoBosco has been appointed to the role of regional vice president. LoBosco is an industry veteran who has secured and upheld the AAA Four Diamond distinction for a number of Loews Hotels.
Brian Bolf has been appointed to the role of vice president of profit optimization, formerly the regional director of revenue management. Bolf will head a new proprietary Revenue Management platform at Kokua and will continue to position Kokua as one of the leaders in profit optimization.
Lea Rodriguez has been appointed to the role of corporate director of sales, previously the director of sales and marketing. In her new position, Rodrigues is responsible for supporting the directors of sales within the portfolio with training and laser focus on increasing group production.