Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Knight has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for the Company since May 2014. Prior to his current position, Mr. Knight held various senior management positions with the Company and each of the former Apple REIT Companies until the companies were sold to a third party or merged with the Company. Mr. Knight joined the Apple REIT Companies in 2005. Mr. Knight serves on the Marriott Capital Asset Planning and Execution (CAPE) Board, on Hilton’s Product Advisory Council, on the Home2 Suites Owners Advisory Committee, on the TownePlace Suites Franchise Advisory Council, as an advisory member of the Hunter Hotels Investment Conference, and as chair of the TownePlace Suites System Marketing Committee. Mr. Knight also serves on the National Advisory Council for Southern Virginia University in Buena Vista, Virginia. Mr. Knight holds a Master of Business Administration from Texas Christian University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude, in History with a minor in Business from Southern Virginia University.