Lenny King is now director of IT for Greenville, South Carolina-based auroHOTELS. Previously, he was director of IT for restaurant chain Taco Johns.
Prior to coming to Greenville, South Carolina-based auroHOTELS, King, a native of Missouri, worked first for Intrawest Resorts, managing new property infrastructure and technology systems. He also worked for various hotels and resorts in Florida and Hawaii, including Hilton Daytona, PGA National, Turtle Bay Resort and Marriott Waikoloa.
At auroHOTELS, led by D.J. Rama as president and CEO, King will oversee IT strategy, monitoring and enhancing cyber security, managing hotel WiFi and bandwidth, deploying systems to improve overall productivity, increasing automation, flow and reporting. He and his team will support the corporate headquarters and the properties in the field.
According to the company, King came to auroHOTELS because he liked the company culture.
“We are excited to add Lenny’s years of industry experience to our existing IT team,” said auroHOTEL’s CFO, Luke Finlay. “Under Lenny’s leadership the company plans to enhance its technology systems and security, and to continue to provide robust IT support to its managed hotels, as well as its regional and corporate teams.”
Last month, D.J. Rama’s father, Jayanti P. “J.P.” Rama passed away during a trip to India. He was co-founder of JHM Hotels that later became auroHOTELS.