NEW YORK—Olshan Properties has named John G. Randall its head of hospitality. A 36-year veteran of the hotel industry, Randall joins the executive team at Olshan Properties reporting directly to CEO Andrea Olshan. Based in the firm’s Columbus, OH offices, Randall will have comprehensive responsibility for portfolio operations and asset management related to the firm’s six hotel properties.
Olshan Properties’ hotel portfolio currently includes three Columbus, OH properties—the Courtyard by Marriott Columbus at Easton, Residence Inn Columbus at Easton and Hilton Columbus at Easton—as well as Hilton Orrington, Evanston located outside Chicago; Sheraton Suites Galleria in Atlanta; and Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa in Marco Island, FL. Randall will lead and serve as first point of contact for hotel general managers on operational, accounting and human resources matters as well as manage relationships with third-party vendors to and financial intermediaries associated with Olshan Properties’ hotel portfolio.
Randall comes to Olshan Properties from White Lodging where he served as VP of operations, full service division. During his eight years with White Lodging, Randall directed leadership teams of hotels and restaurants and management teams of approximately 240 members across Virginia; Chicago; Milwaukee; Austin, TX; Indianapolis; Louisville, KY; and Nashville, TN. Prior to joining White Lodging, Randall was a multiple award winner with Marriott International for 28 years, fulfilling a range of leadership functions, including hotel general manager and director of food and beverage service.