Springfield Lodging Operator Honored With Statewide Award
InnSight Hotel Management Group’s Pat McShane Named Lodging Operator of the Year by Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association
[August 30, 2017 - Wilsonville, OR] – Pat McShane, Executive Vice President of InnSight Hotel Management Group in Springfield, Oregon was named 2017 Lodging Operator of the Year by the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association (ORLA). This statewide award, sponsored by Ecolab, recognizes an hotelier who is not only distinguished as a successful operator, but has also demonstrated exceptional leadership in supporting the growth of the lodging industry in Oregon.
McShane will be recognized among his peers and over 300 delegates of ORLA’s Convention during the Hospitality Industry Awards Dinner on October 8, 2017, at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes in Bend, Oregon.
“Oregon’s hospitality industry is teeming with individuals who contribute significantly to the health of the trade,” says Jason Brandt, president and CEO of the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association. “These winners represent not only some of our industry’s most dedicated leaders and advocates, but also the exemplary service that sets the high standard for the entire industry to achieve.”
With more than 30 years’ experience in the lodging industry and numerous awards in his portfolio, Pat McShane has certainly demonstrated exceptional leadership and distinguished himself as a successful lodging operator. In 1993, he partnered with Richard Boyles to form InnSight Hotel Management Group, an organization employing more than 500 people in the Pacific Northwest. Under Pat’s leadership, InnSight has thrived to become one of the state's leading hotel groups. He’s a servant leader who sincerely cares about his team, always inspiring them to perform at their very best.
McShane has been a keen advocate for the hospitality industry, speaking out on behalf of the industry regarding the use of lodging tax dollars and the importance of the tourism industry as an engine for recharging the economy. While serving as Chair of the Board, Pat was instrumental in the successful merger of the Oregon Restaurant Association and Oregon Lodging Association.
Pat McShane will be joined by three other 2017 Hospitality Industry Award recipients at the event on October 8th: Ralph Matt (Best Little Roadhouse, Salem) was named Restaurateur of the Year; Heather Tincher-Overholser (Overleaf Lodge, Yachats) was named Employee of the Year, and McDonald Wholesale Company was named Allied Member of the Year.
For more information on the Hospitality Industry Awards, visit OregonRLA.org/Awards or ORLA’s Convention, visit OregonRLA.org/Convention or call 800.462.0619. For press inquiries regarding the Hospitality Industry Awards, please contact Lori Little, director of communications, at 503.682.4422.
The Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association is the leading business association for the foodservice and lodging industry in Oregon, which is comprised of over 9,000 foodservice locations and 2,200 lodging establishments with a workforce of 164,800, and a total economic impact of $8 billion - making it the cornerstone of the economy, career opportunities and community involvement. The association works to advocate, protect, train and promote the foodservice and lodging industry.