ATLANTA, GEORGIA (January 4, 2024) — North Point Hospitality, an Atlanta-based hotel development and management company, is pleased to announce multiple promotions with the continued development expansion in the Savannah, GA, and Nashville, TN markets.

Diego Ortiz has been promoted to Corporate Director of Housekeeping. Diego first joined the company in April 2004 as a part-time breakfast attendant. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, he most recently served as Director of Housekeeping for the tri-brand hotel SpringHill Suites by Marriott/ Residence Inn by Marriott/ AC Hotel by Marriott Nashville Downtown/Convention Center.

“We believe it is more important than ever to focus on housekeeping and to have one person directing that aspect of our company.  I am very excited to have Diego in this newly created role,” said Whip Triplett, Chief Operating Officer.  “With more than 20 years’ experience with our company, we know Diego has the key skill set to direct this depart across multiple brands and markets.”

In Diego’s new role, he will oversee all housekeeping departments within the North Point Hospitality family of hotels. He will work closely with the directors at each hotel to ensure the departments are efficient and uphold company standards.

Ed Stelling has been promoted to Senior Vice President + General Counsel. Ed first joined the company as Vice President + General Counsel in January 2013. Based in Atlanta, GA, Ed is responsible for legal matters associated with site acquisition and development, contract negotiations, and legal issues related to the management of the company and the company’s operation of hotels.

Gina Peper has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing + Operations. Gina first joined the company in December 2001 as a Sales Manager for the Doubletree Hotel Savannah Historic District. Based in Nashville, TN, Gina is responsible for overseeing the sales efforts of properties and providing strategic direction; in addition, she analyzes and evaluates operations of the hotels to ensure adherence to the company and franchise standards, policies and superior guest experience.

About North Point Hospitality
Based in Atlanta, GA, North Point Hospitality is an award-winning hotel development and operations company. North Point and its affiliate companies have developed 29 hotels from the ground up with a total investment over $540 million. The company currently owns and operates 8 hotels in the southeast, including 7 Hilton and Marriott brands. An additional 6 hotels are either under construction or in active development at a total project development cost of over $360 million. For more information, please visit