James Begin - Regional Vice President
Employed with La Quinta since 1999, James started his career with La Quinta as the General Manager of the La Quinta Inn & Suites® - Seattle/Tacoma location.
"I enjoyed being a General Manager very much," James
"And I still appreciate working for a company that has a 'Whatever it Takes' service culture for its guests."
In 2005, James was promoted to Regional Director of Operations over 10 properties in Washington, Utah, and Nevada.
Less than one year later, James was again promoted to Regional Vice President of Operations for 24 properties.
"With the support of others and the right tools from La Quinta
, I was very successful," James
As a Regional Vice President, James is also committed to providing the same level of support and career development opportunities to the managers and employees in his region.
"I am happy to see so many people have the opportunity to follow their dream of becoming Assistant General Managers, General Managers, Area Managers, and beyond," James
"I am proud to be part of a team of such great leaders."
So where does James see La Quinta positioning itself in the hotel industry?
"It has been truly exciting to watch La Quinta
grow in size, quality, and success," James