LOS ANGELES – Debuting this Spring, Thompson Hollywood announce the appointments of new executive team members, Mathew Pargament as Managing Director and Sade Lee as Director of Sales & Marketing. As hospitality veterans, this team will usher in the exciting development within the Vinyl District, a historic project by Relevant Group that is breathing new life into the city.
As Managing Director, Mathew Pargament will oversee overall operations and development of the hotel. He holds over two decades of executive leadership within celebrated lifestyle, luxury and independent hotel brands including Palms Casino Resort, SBE Entertainment Group (formerly Morgans Hotel Group), and The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. Prior to joining Thompson Hollywood, Pargament led the high-profile opening of The Miami Beach EDITION, known as the brand’s first hotel in the United States.
Sade Lee will join Thompson Hollywood as the Director of Sales & Marketing with the goal of providing optimal visibility for the new hotel. Possessing over 14 years of hospitality experience working with an acclaimed portfolio of brands including Proper Hospitality, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (W Brand), she has particular acumen in launching hotels, marketing efforts and exceeding sales targets. Most recently, Lee served as Director of Sales and Marketing at Proper Hospitality, where she assisted in the successful openings of The Hotel June and Downtown LA Proper while fostering the growth of San Francisco Proper.
“We are very fortunate to have the leadership of Matthew and Sade as we embark on the historic opening of Thompson Hollywood,” says Dan Daley, Chief Operating Officer of Relevant Group. “Their collective experiences in building hotel profiles within key metropolitan markets will serve as assets and we’re excited for the momentum that is to come.”
The Thompson Hollywood will feature 190 plush guest rooms with 24 suites, complemented by two dining concepts, 15,000 square feet of event space, intuitive fitness experiences as well as sweeping views from the lounge and rooftop pool. Owned by Relevant Group, this luxury boutique hotel will be managed by Hyatt and will join Hyatt’s award-winning guest loyalty program, World of Hyatt.