“The opportunity to build this new brand alongside Lee is very exciting and I look forward to the year ahead for RESIDE.”
January 03, 2018
RESIDE Worldwide, Inc. (RESIDE) announced today that Jon Wohlfert has joined the company as co-Chief Executive Officer. Wohlfert will also join the RESIDE Board of Directors alongside Lee Curtis, CCHP, now co-Chief Executive Officer. This appointment reunites two disruptive leaders whose core mission is to bridge the gap between housing and hospitality.
Jon Wohlfert brings over 30 years of hospitality, development and leadership experience to RESIDE. He is a true pioneer in technological innovation within the flexible accommodations industry, having worked with renowned brands such as Residence Inn, Candlewood Suites, Summerfield Suites, Sierra Suites, BridgeStreet Global Hospitality, Extended Stay America and WaterWalk International. Wohlfert’s pedigree rounds out the RESIDE team as they reimagine flexible accommodations.
“I am personally thrilled to have the chance to team up with Jon again to bring RESIDE to life and continue to grow this very special and unique brand,” said Lee Curtis. He continues, “Jon’s perspective will be invaluable as we continue to assemble the very best companies in our space and grow our property development and management groups.”
Jon Wohlfert says, “The RESIDE mandate is to provide vetted and flexible accommodations options to global travelers no matter the destination or the duration of their stay. We will deliver this mandate by expanding our footprint via organic growth and strategic acquisitions as well as introduce innovative technologies that streamline operational processes and generate incremental revenue.”