Stay Alfred Appoints Edmond Farrell to Vice President and General Counsel
Hospitality Innovator Adds 20-Year Global Real Estate Veteran to Its Executive Team
SPOKANE, Wash., February 18, 2020 (Newswire.com) - Stay Alfred, the hospitality startup that pioneered the travel apartment concept in the alternative accommodation space, today announced the notable appointment of Edmond Farrell to Vice President and General Counsel.
"We are thrilled to bring Ed aboard," said Jordan Allen, CEO and founder of Stay Alfred. "With more than two decades of legal experience, in addition to his deep and thorough knowledge of worldwide markets, he's an ideal fit for our team. Ed is an extremely talented, strategic thinker with a distinguished track record in transactional real estate law."
Farrell comes to Stay Alfred from the tech giant Oracle, where he served for more than four years as Managing Counsel of Global Real Estate. In this role, he managed legal for transactions and operations across the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific for a portfolio of 600-plus owned and leased facilities while providing strategic advice to management and the Board of Directors.
"I am incredibly excited to join the Stay Alfred team," said Farrell. "I've worked on the other side of deals with market-changing real estate companies, and this is a great opportunity to contribute to an emerging market of alternative accommodations. Stay Alfred has consistently been an industry leader in compliance and licensing, and I look forward to helping the company keep paving the way for travel apartments as a key and evolutionary component of the hospitality industry."
Prior to this role, Farrell held positions as Deputy General Counsel at Catholic Health Services of Long Island, a Partner at Farrell, Farrell & Burke and an Associate at Townley & Updike.
Throughout his career, Farrell has served on multiple professional boards including American Red Cross in Greater New York, Nassau County Bar Association and International Ocean Film Festival. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Duke University and a JD degree from Duke University of Law, and is licensed to practice law in New York.
Stay Alfred has grown to 2,500 travel apartments across more than 30 top U.S. markets and has hosted more than 800,000 guests. While the alternative accommodation space continues to spawn new players in response to increased traveler demand, Stay Alfred remains the pioneer and has established a unique and scalable foothold in downtown neighborhoods. Stay Alfred holds full building and multi-floor long-term partnerships with leading developers and property management companies across the U.S.
About Stay Alfred:
Established in 2011, Stay Alfred pioneered the concept of the travel apartment by providing travelers with the space and comforts of an upscale apartment with the consistency and reliability of a hotel stay. Founded and built by a former Army Ranger, Stay Alfred lives to offer travelers "your place in the city." For more information, visit StayAlfred.com.
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