Danny joined Valor in November 2018 after spending over 30 plus years in the hospitality industry. Danny began his career with Hyatt hotels where his journeys took him to Memphis, Chicago, Hilton Head, Palm Beach, Indianapolis, and Houston. In 1999, Danny joined the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama, and led that four-diamond Preferred Hotel for almost 10 years. During his tenure at the Wynfrey Hotel, he was awarded “Alabama Hotelier of the Year” in 2000, and served as Chairman of the Board for the Birmingham CVB for 3 years. He also served as Chairman of the State Lodging Association for 3 years, and served on the Board of Directors for the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce.
In 2008, Danny joined O&S Hospitality as VP of Hospitality and General Manager where he managed the Westin Huntsville and one of the top Heavenly Spas for Westin Hotels. The hotel was rated the #1 Hotel in North America in guest service scores on multiple occasions and he was an “Alabama Hotelier of the Year” award winner again in 2010. Most recently, Danny was the “Transition General Manager” for Chesapeake Hospitality where he was involved with the transition and repositioning of several IHG and Hilton assets. Over the years, Danny has developed strong leadership skills and the unique ability to build a strong, dynamic team that yields financial results in every location.