Gary Sims

Gary Sims will be Red Lion Hotels Corp.’s executive vice president and chief operating officer beginning June 25. Previously he was managing director of the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa and a franchise and sales manager for 10 years at Starwood Hotels and Resorts.

Prior to the La Costa Resort, Sims was senior vice president of operations for Pyramid Hotel Group since 2013, overseeing 12 hotels and resorts across the United States and Caribbean. He also worked as Hilton Hotels Worldwide’s area managing director for Las Vegas; managed the 800-room La Quinta Resort and PGA West in La Quinta California; held a senior position at Nikki Beach Hotels.