RobertDouglas Promotes Lindsey Whang to Firm Director
RobertDouglas, one of the country's leading lodging investment banking firms, has promoted Lindsey Whang to the role of Director. The announcement was made by Stephen O'Connor, Partner and Managing Director of RobertDouglas. Based in the firm's Los Angles office, Ms. Whang has been an integral part of the firm's continued consistent growth as a successful and highly respected advisor to private and institutional clients in the hospitality space.
"Lindsey is a rising star within our firm," said O'Connor. "It is with great pleasure that we welcome her to our senior management team and also recognize her as a leader for transaction execution as we look to strategically grow our organization in the coming months."
Rob Stiles, Principal, Managing Director and co-founder of RobertDouglas, added, "Over the four years that Lindsay has been with our firm, we have benefitted greatly from her expertise and diligence in underwriting hotel real estate; her energy and enthusiasm working in small teams; and her passion for the hospitality industry. This is a milestone for her and further solidifies the depth of talent within the firm."
Ms. Whang advises clients in the sale, financing and joint venture capitalization of institutional-quality hotel properties and portfolios throughout North America. Notable transactions executed by Ms. Whang include the programmatic joint venture capital raises for both AutoCamp and the McNeill Hotel Company, the refinancing of a four-hotel portfolio for the Denihan Hospitality Group in New York City, and the long-term refinancing of the Luxe Rodeo Drive hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
Prior to joining RobertDouglas, Ms. Whang worked at Wells Fargo in the CRE Hospitality Finance Group, where she underwrote hotel properties for over $1.5 billion in loan proceeds for refinancings, new construction, and note acquisitions. Ms. Whang is a graduate of Cornell's School of Hotel Administration.