Dave Ditto – Regional Director of Operations

Dave grew up in Baltimore, MD and attended the University of Tampa, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and Business.  Through college, Dave worked for the Hyatt Corporation and assisted with the opening of the Hyatt Regency-Tampa Downtown, where he accepted the position as Rooms Division Manager upon graduation.

Dave has also held the positions of General Manager and Area Manager for Embassy Suites.  During this time, he assumed oversight of the Memphis Corporate Office, which led to a leadership position for all Hilton brand managed hotels including Hampton, Homewood, Embassy, Doubletree, and Hilton full-serviced properties.  Following a company restructure, he left Hilton and joined the White Lodging Hotel Management Company, where he worked with Marriott branded hotels for several years.

Prior to joining our team, Dave most recently held the position of Senior VP of Operations for a well-known management company in Philadelphia, PA.  He worked closely with major banks, lenders, and special servicers to reposition and/or stabilize distressed hotel assets to maximize and recoup full valuation for each asset as an operating entity or for potential sale.

Dave currently resides in Tampa, FL.  During his free time, he volunteers for the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary as a Captain, Staff Officer, and Vessel Safety Examiner.