Wade joined the Valor team in 2019 as Director of Sales & Marketing and provides leadership and support to the company’s growing portfolio of hotels. In his 20+ years in hospitality, Wade has achieved success and recognition for his results with companies like HEI Hotels & Resorts, John Q. Hammons, Atrium Hospitality and most recently at Charlestowne Hotels.

After spending five years in the US Navy, Wade received his degree in Business and International Entrepreneurship at California State University while working as a bellman at a luxury hotel, where he ultimately earned the position as Director of Sales & Marketing. He quickly became known as a leader who was able to build and retain high-performing sales teams and create successful marketing strategies. Wade believes that setting clear expectations, providing training and support and a focus on accountability are the pillars that build successful teams.

When Wade isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his three boys and trying new restaurants with his wife. If there is any time left over, you can find him in the garage working on a project.