Thomas W. Storey
Tom Storey has worked in the hospitality industry for more than 25 years and is currently the chairman of the board for Summit Hotel Properties. He was formerly the president for SONIFI, a hotel industry technology company, and prior to that was the executive vice president business strategy for Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI), a leading global hotel company with over 100 hotels worldwide under the Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel brands. Having helped launch FRHI as a publicly traded company and its subsequent privatization, Tom was responsible for strategic planning and helping to identify new opportunities for FRHI that capitalized on improving business fundamentals. Tom held a series of progressive leadership positions with FRHI, including executive vice president development and executive vice president business strategy, as well as president of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. Tom has been a member of various hospitality industry organizations, including the American Hotel & Lodging Association, the Travel Industry Association of America and PCMA. Tom received a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Bates College and a Master of Business Administration from the Johnson School at Cornell University.