GF Hotels and Resorts appoints Natalie Stone as Senior Vice President, Development

PHILADLEPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, USA, Sept. 8, 2022 / — GF Hotels and Resorts, a leading hotel ownership and management company with nearly 130 upscale and midscale U.S. hotels and resorts in portfolio, recently named Natalie Stone as Senior Vice President, Development.

Natalie is an established industry leader, bringing to the team over 20 years of experience in hospitality, restaurants, real estate, fund management and development. With the addition of Natalie Stone, GF Hotels and Resorts continues to expand its impressive development department.

In addition to her previous roles in hotel development, Natalie was co-owner and president of HotelierCo, a hospitality-focused crowdsourcing company. Natalie also owned a private consulting firm, Grand Hospitality Consultants, which focused on creating value for hotel owners by improving both top and bottom lines.

GF Hotels and Resorts is known for its dynamic and entrepreneurial approach, particularly within its Development department. In her role as Senior Vice President, Development, Natalie will help nurture hotel management partnerships to support the growth of GF Hotels and Resorts while fulfilling a key leadership role on the development team through its continued expansion.

“With Natalie’s vast experience and expertise, we are confident that she will be a great addition to our growing development department,” said Jeff Kolessar, director of development.

Natalie graduated from California State University – San Bernardino with a degree in Business Administration, Management and Operations. She currently resides in Kansas with her husband and son. Natalie enjoys working on her farm with her many farm animals in her spare time.

For more information on Natalie Stone’s appointment or GF Hotels and Resorts, please contact Lisa Drake, Vice President, Development and Owner Relations, at (215) 972-2235 or

About GF Hotels and Resorts

GF Hotels and Resorts, through its operating subsidiaries, is an award-winning, full-service hotel ownership, management and advisory company founded in 1988 and headquartered in Center City, Philadelphia.

GF Hotels and Resorts manages nearly 130 hotel assets, including hotels, resorts, conference centers and golf courses in 30 states. GF Hotels and Resorts specializes in third-party management, loan recovery strategies, receiverships, asset management and advisory services for a variety of individual, private, institutional and financial clients. Many of GF’s key hotel assets within the portfolio are owned by its principals and thus provide the strength and balance of ownership and management. Since its inception, GF has managed over 700 hotel assets in 46 states.

GF believes in entrepreneurship with a promise of integrity and an all-encompassing passion for hospitality. Throughout its 34 years in business, GF has delivered superior results through positive operating and financial performance, implemented impactful capital strategies, dedicated to excellence in client service and s is focused on an unwavering commitment to cultivating longstanding relationships. Due to its proven successes, having recently won awards from Hotel Business Magazine, Hotel Management and Lodging Magazine, GF is known nationally as a distinguished leader in the hospitality industry. Please visit us at or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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