Source: Hotel Business
February 2, 2021
NATIONAL REPORT—Avistone has named the leader of its new hospitality division, while AAHOA has added an industry veteran to its executive team.
Stuckey Joins AAHOA as VP of Business Development
AAHOA has added Robert Stuckey as its new VP of business development. Stuckey will lead the department and join AAHOA’s executive leadership team.
“We are excited to welcome Robert to AAHOA,” said Cecil P. Staton, president/CEO, AAHOA. “He brings substantial experience to his position and a sound strategic vision for the association’s important business development work. He has an exceptional understanding of our members and the hospitality industry, and I look forward to working with Robert in this new role.”
Stuckey joins AAHOA from Davidson Hotels, where he served as director, transitions and brand compliance. Previously he worked for ShawContract and IHG. Stuckey brings his unique perspective of hotel operations, brand leadership and vendor relations to AAHOA. He is familiar with the association, having worked with AAHOA members in his previous positions, guided ShawContract’s industry partnership with AAHOA, and frequently attended AAHOA’s conventions and trade shows.
“I could not be more excited about joining AAHOA at this incredibly important time in our industry’s history,” said Stuckey. “AAHOA, its members and industry partners have always been an important part of my hospitality career including working and consulting directly with members. Feedback, partnership, growth and innovation will be my mantra as we look to grow our value and connection with AAHOA members and industry partners, carrying out AAHOA’s 2021-2023 Strategic Plan, and continuing down the road to recovery for the entire AAHOA community.”