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Dimension Development Names Doug Drake as Director of Purchasing & Design.

DimDev PR newswireDimension Development Names Doug Drake as
Director of Purchasing & Design.

Doug has over 30years of experience in Hospitality, Lodging, Entertainment, Food & Beverage and new construction for theatre exhibition.

 

Natchitoches, LA. (June 1, 2018): Dimension Development is pleased to announce DougDrake, as the Director of Purchasing & Design working from Springfield, MO.

Doug has a long and distinguished career in hospitality. Most recently, he served as Director of Procurement and Strategic Supply for John Q Hammons Hotels and Resorts, LLC where he under took the task of centralizing the spend for supplier consolidation, product and service standardizations to leverage the spend for 78 Hotels. Prior to JQH, he spent 13 years with AMC theatres in NYC and Kansas City where he took part in the new construction of over 45 new buildings across the country ranging from 6 to 30 screens. His experience in design and capital equipment was gained over the years working with Ogden Entertainment Service Corp. supplying kitchen capital equipment, sundry FF&E and operational supplies for major sports stadiums, arenas, convention centers, race tracks and zoos. Other renovation experience was gained with Nikko Hotels, USA for the renovation of the Essex House in NYC on Central Park.

“I am very excited for this new chapter in my Purchasing career and look forward to the many successes and challenges that come along with these successes to be a part of the Dimension Development Purchasing team.”

Doug graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and is certified as a SPSM (Senior Professional in Supply Management). Doug’s contributions to the communities he lives in include volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, Chair Person for Family Selection – Habitat for Humanity, LI New York – 6 years, Convoy of Hope volunteer and he supports the Wounded Warrior Project.

Dimension Development Co. was founded in 1988, and has successfully developed, acquired and managed full-service, all-suite, and limited feature hotels. The company's various hotel partnerships have produced winning combinations in markets throughout the country. Dimension is a growth-oriented hospitality management company. Its current portfolio consists of more than 62 hotels across the US with the leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global and Resorts and InterContinental Hotel Group. For more information about Dimension Development Co., please visit www.dimdev.com