NEW YORK—American Realty Capital Hospitality Trust, Inc. (ARC Hospitality) has hired Edward T. Hoganson as CFO, effective immediately. He will replace Nicholas Radesca, who had been serving as interim CFO since May 23, 2014.
“We are delighted that Ed will be joining the senior management team at ARC Hospitality. His cumulative experience in the hospitality industry focused on the financial and capital markets; his cultivated and long standing hospitality industry relationships and expertise; and his intellect and integrity make Ed an ideal CFO selection as ARC Hospitality embarks on the final stages of its acquisition of the Equity Inns lodging portfolio,” remarked Jonathan P. Mehlman, president and CEO of ARC Hospitality.
Hoganson comes to ARC Hospitality from Crestline Hotels and Resorts, Inc., where he served as EVP and CFO. Since 2007, he has been responsible for financial oversight and new business development efforts at Crestline, including management contracts for third-party owners, acquisitions and co-investments, as well as the firm’s asset management programs. Prior to joining Crestline, he was SVP of acquisitions for Sunrise Senior Living, and earlier led the asset management efforts for Highland Hospitality Corporation during its initial public offering in 2003.
Hoganson has more than 15 years of financial and hospitality industry experience. He began his career with Deloitte & Touche and then joined Marriott International, where he held various finance positions. He earned his undergraduate degree from Yale University, his MBA in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and his Masters of Arts in International Relations from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Hoganson serves as an affiliate faculty member at George Mason University, lecturing on hospitality finance.