Our Guest for the April 29th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show: Rob Hays, President & CEO, Ashford Hospitality Trust
Rob Hays, President & CEO, Ashford Hospitality Trust
J. Robison Hays, III is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ashford Hospitality Trust (NYSE: AHT) and the Senior Managing Director of Ashford (NYSE American: AINC). He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Ashford Trust.
Rob has nearly two decades of business experience operating and growing companies, including 15 years of real estate experience. Previously, he served as Chief Strategy Officer for Ashford, Ashford Trust and Braemar Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: BHR) as well as Co-President for Ashford. Prior to these roles he held the position of Senior Vice President Corporate Finance & Strategy for Ashford Trust and Braemar Hotels & Resorts.
Rob has been responsible for leading the execution of key strategic and operating initiatives, overseeing financial analyses related to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, refinancing, hedging, capital market transactions and major capital outlays. Prior to 2013, in addition to his other responsibilities, Rob was in charge of Ashford Trust’s investor relations efforts.
Guest Rob Hays, Host Steve A Klein