Omari Head Appointed Associate at PLA’s Chicago HQ
Wednesday July 23rd, 2014 - 4:25PM 0
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CHICAGO—Paramount Lodging Advisors (PLA) has named Omari Head as an associate, located in its headquarters here.
“We are ecstatic to add Omari to the PLA team,” stated Chairman and Senior Managing Director Daniel Beider. “His passion for the industry combined with his enthusiasm and dedication to the education of future and current industry employees and entrepreneurs fits perfectly with our corporate culture and mission. I look forward to working side by side with Omari here in Chicago.”
Head has served in leadership positions with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Gaylord Entertainment and Hyatt. He mentors hospitality students through the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality, for which he serves on the board of Professional Extension. Last year, he hosted a workshop at NABHOOD’s annual conference.
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