Tampa, Fla. (January 21, 2015) – The Plasencia Group is pleased to announce that its Chief Executive Officer, Lou Plasencia, has been named as one of three finalists for the prestigious Jack A. Shaffer Financial Advisor of the Year award. Lou was nominated by his industry peers for the award which recognizes the top hotel investment sales professional in the lodging industry.
The winner will be announced during an award ceremony on Tuesday, January 27, at the 2015 Americas Lodging Investment Summit (“ALIS”) in Los Angeles, California.
“There are a number of long-time industry veterans that are certainly much more worthy of this honor,” commented Plasencia. “I am genuinely humbled and flattered to have been nominated for this award by my industry colleagues.”
This nomination marks the second time The Plasencia Group has been recognized during one of the nation’s premier lodging investment conference; the firm was recognized in 2011 by the same group with its Transaction of the Year Award for the sale of the Amelia Island Plantation, a beachfront resort located in Fernandina Beach, Florida.