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NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 29, 2014)-Bryan Roberts, a native New Orleanian who has worked at some of the most prestigious resort hotels on the West Coast, has returned home to become general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn French Quarter/CBD, announced Larry Daniels, vice president of operations for HRI Lodging (HRIL).


"We are gratified to bring Bryan back to New Orleans," said Daniels. "Our ability to attract talented hospitality veterans back to our home market validates HRIL's leadership in the industry both here and across the country ," Daniels added.


Prior to taking his new position at HRIL's Hilton Garden Inn French Quarter/CBD, Roberts most recently spent four years at Montage Deer Valley in Park City, Utah as an opening director for the ultra-luxury, all-seasons mountain resort.


He started his career in 1997 at the Omni Royal Orleans hotel in New Orleans, then worked at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Miss. before moving to California and the Montage Resort & Spa in Laguna Beach.


He later served as director of housekeeping for the Mondrian hotel in Los Angeles, a Morgans Hotel Group property. He returned to New Orleans for two years to manage Harrah's New Orleans hotel before leaving for Utah to be part of the opening team of the Montage Deer Valley property.


Roberts earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from University of New Orleans.


About HRI Lodging
HRI Lodging, LLC (HRIL) is one of the 50 largest hotel management companies in the U.S. with a current portfolio of 19 hotels and resorts spanning the continental U.S. By building alliances with major domestic and international investment firms, the organization pursues a dual mode growth strategy of managing independent, boutique properties as well as partnering with industry leading brands, including Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood and Intercontinental Hotel Group. HRI Lodging is the hotel management division of New Orleans-based HRI Properties, a full-service real estate development company and a national leader in the adaptive reuse of historic structures. HRI's mission is: Revitalizing Cities by Creating Diverse, Vibrant and Sustainable Communities.