Thomas Penny, President, Donohoe Hospitality Services has joined the Board of Directors of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). Penny proudly accepted the appointment to AHLA’s Board, which represents leaders from all sectors of the lodging industry, including brands, owners and real estate investment trusts (REITs), management companies, independents, and state associations. Thomas will be part of vital discussions concerning a broad range of industry- and association-related issues.
"Understanding the hotel industry is an industry of hope, I look forward to adding my voice to the rich chorus of industry leaders lifting up the countless jobs and unlimited career advancement opportunities that exist within our great industry,” said Penny.
“I am pleased to welcome Thomas to the AHLA Board. This past year has been one of AHLA’s strongest yet, with a wave of momentum around our most important issues. As we build on that momentum and look to achieve even more in the future, I’m excited to have him at the table,” said incoming AHLA Chair of the Board Geoff Ballotti, president & CEO of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. “Our Board members are without a doubt instrumental to AHLA’s success, and Thomas’ leadership and experience will serve our industry well.”