Brian Barden Announcement Press Release
BRIAN BARDEN SELECTED AS SAN FRANCISCO AREA OPERATIONS MANAGER FOR GREYSTONE HOTELS
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 7, 2018) - Eric Horodas, President of Greystone Hotels, announces the selection of Brian Barden as the company's newest San Francisco Area Operations Manager. A motivated and highly-qualified addition to the team, Barden will oversee operations for Greystone's collection of San Francisco hotels, which includes the King George, the Hotel Griffon, and the Inn at Union Square. Before joining Greystone Hotels, Barden held the position of Director of Operations for Aegis Living.
Constantly striving for excellence, Barden began his career as a Task Force Consultant for HEI Hotels & Resorts in 2003. Barden has since held various positions in the hospitality industry, including Assistant General Manager at the Sir Francis Drake Union Square San Francisco and the Westin San Jose, Task Force Consultant at the Westin Minneapolis and Royal Palms Hotel in Miami, and Director of Room Operations at the Marriott Fremont Silicon Valley. With over 10 years of experience in hospitality, Barden is known for his impeccable communication, hands-on management style, and detail-oriented approach to brand growth and improvement.
"I look forward to playing a part in the development and expansion of Greystone Hotels' presence in San Francisco," said Barden, "Greystone emphasizes the importance of a memorable guest experience, and I am delighted to be joining a team that is known for outstanding customer service, employee retention, and community support."
Brian Barden attended Central Michigan University, where he majored in Business Administration. Originally from Michigan, Barden looks forward to the bustle of the Bay Area and the challenges of his new role. In his spare time, Barden loves to entertain with family and friends, travel the world with husband Darron, explore the outdoors with his two English Mastiffs, and loves to challenge his culinary skills in the kitchen.
About Greystone Hotels
An independently owned hotel management company based in San Francisco, Greystone Hotels was founded in 1995 by President and CEO Eric Horodas and Peter Trethewey. Greystone owns and manages 11 properties in California and Oregon, with a 12th hotel under construction in downtown Santa Rosa. Dedicated to superior customer service and eco-friendly hospitality, the Greystone portfolio consists of nine independent boutique hotels and inns, and three flagship-affiliated properties (Best Western International and Marriott International). Each Greystone staff member is focused on providing exceptional guest experiences for business and leisure travelers seeking friendly, comfortable and welcoming accommodations as their home away from home. Every hotel in the Greystone portfolio also provides its guests with unique decor and programming informed by the location of each hotel. All of Greystone's California properties are certified by the California Green Lodging Association for on-site sustainability efforts, and Greystone's independent boutique hotels are members of the L.E. Hotels family—a global hotel representation company. Visit us and "Experience Exceptional Service" during every stay.