Board Of Directors
Justin G. Knight
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Knight has served as President of the Company since its inception and Chief Executive Officer since May 2014. Mr. Knight served as President of each of the former Apple REIT Companies, except Apple Suites, until they were sold to a third party or merged with the Company. Mr. Knight joined the Apple REIT Companies in 2000 and held various senior management positions prior to his appointment as President. Mr. Knight serves on the Marriott Owners Advisory Council, on the Residence Inn Association Board, and as Secretary, Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Mr. Knight also serves as a member of the National Advisory Council of the Marriott School at Brigham Young University, the Board of Trustees for Southern Virginia University, the Board of Trustees for The Valentine Museum, and the Board of Directors for Venture Richmond. Mr. Knight holds a Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Corporate Strategy and Finance from the Marriott School at Brigham Young University. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude, in Political Science from Brigham Young University. Mr. Knight has been a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since January 2015. Mr. Knight currently serves on the Company’s Executive Committee.