SOURCE: The John Hardy Group

July 31, 2008 12:15 ET

Brent Hardy Joins The John Hardy Group

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) - The John Hardy Group, a leading global hospitality Development and Development Services firm, today announced that Brent Hardy would be joining the firm as Project Director commencing August 4, 2008. Hardy will be based in St. Louis, Missouri focusing on the redevelopment of a major 4 Star, 910-guestroom property after which time he will transfer to The John Hardy Group's headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.

"We are very pleased to have Brent joining the organization. He has proven to be very industrious and a quick learner in all of his pursuits. He will be a valuable member of our team as The John Hardy Group continues its proven track record of excellence in the hospitality development arena now and in the future," said John Hardy, President and CEO.

Hardy has spent the last 3 years with Rosemann & Associates Architects of St. Louis, Missouri. During that time, he was able to recruit several new clients and projects resulting in significant new revenues while managing multiple redevelopment projects. His primary expertise lies in the redevelopment of existing historic structures for hospitality and multi-family use. Prior to joining Rosemann he worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Illinois.

Brent is the recipient of a Master of Architecture and a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Real Estate Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and also completed coursework at L'Ecole d'Architecture de Versailles, in Versailles, France. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and serves as the Programming Chair for the St. Louis Chapter's Young Leaders Group. Brent is currently studying for the Architect Registration Exam and plans on being NCARB certified in December 2008.

The John Hardy Group is a leader in independent hospitality development with a diversified, expert staff of professionals in the fields of development, architecture, construction, estimating and project accounting. The John Hardy Group has successfully managed over $5 billion in hospitality-related projects and has completed over $1.2 Billion in development value consisting of 737 assignments representing 47 different flags throughout 29 countries. The John Hardy Group has a proven track record managing complex development, redevelopment and renovation assignments domestically and internationally.

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    Melinda M. Hall
    The John Hardy Group
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