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Harry G Spirides

Company Founder and President Harry G. Spirides is a former owner and operator of a 205-room, full-service, beachfront resort hotel for over 20 years.  The story of his family’s contribution to the United States hospitality industry is a remarkable one.  Not only have they owned, operated, developed, and advised hotels and restaurants for over 100 years–since the 1920s, but they also played a vital role in launching the hospitality industry careers of two of the industry’s biggest titans Cecil B. Day, founder of Days Inns and Dave Thomas, founder of Wendy’s Hamburger Restaurant chain.  The Spirides family chronology is outlined below.      

Harry Spirides rose up through the ranks of his family’s hotel company from restaurant dishwasher to general manager to chief executive officer.  He is a third-generation hotelier and has over 30 years of experience working in full-service hotels.  During his 20 year tenure holding the position of hotel owner and chief executive officer Harry Spirides employed thousands of people and led his company through all phases of a hotel company’s lifecycle and successfully navigated through many financial, legal, economic, public relations, and operations significant events.  Mr. Spirides has served for decades as a member of boards of directors of organizations focused on tourism destination marketing, municipal convention center operations, and economic development.  He has also served on state and local government authorities and committees.  He is a published author of hotel history.

Daugelį kartų per 20 savo viešbučio savininko ir operatoriaus metų Harry Spiridesas sėkmingai įgijo kapitalo, kurio prireikė, kad būtų galima refinansuoti savo įmonės hipotekos skolą, taip pat finansuoti naujas statybas, įsigijimus, renovacijas ir operacijas. Jis puikiai žino, kaip finansai yra bet kurio viešbučio gyvybės šaltinis, ir tikrai gali būti susijęs su bet kokia finansine padėtimi, kurioje gali atsidurti viešbučio savininkas. 

Haris Spiridesas 2014 metais pardavė savo viešbutį gyvybingoje viešbučių nekilnojamojo turto rinkoje. Šiandien J. Spiridesas valdo ir valdo „Spirides Hospitality Finance Company“, kur, jo manymu, labai naudinga padėti viešbučių savininkams patenkinti finansavimo poreikius, „nuėjus tūkstantį mylių savo batais“. Jis teikia finansavimą geriausiomis įmanomomis sąlygomis viešbučių savininkams, įsikūrusiems Jungtinėse Amerikos Valstijose, naudodamasis savo giliais, patikrintais ir nusistovėjusiais ryšiais kapitalo rinkose ir apskritai svetingumo pramonėje. 

Ponas Spiridesas turi Mercerio universiteto verslo administravimo magistro laipsnį ir Floridos valstijos universiteto svetingumo administravimo bakalauro laipsnį. Jam taip pat suteiktas Kornelio universiteto Viešbučių administravimo mokyklos Išplėstinis nekilnojamojo turto ir viešbučių investicijų sertifikatas. Haris Spiridesas yra karo veteranas ir buvęs karininkas. JAV pakrančių apsaugos tarnyboje jis dirbo 3 metus aktyvios tarnybos ir 8 metus rezervo pareigas kaip federalinis teisėsaugos pareigūnas. 2008 m. Jis buvo garbingai atleistas iš karo tarnybos. JAV veteranų reikalų departamentas 2017 m. Patvirtino, kad „Spirides Hospitality Finance Company“ yra smulkus verslas, priklausantis veteranams. 

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„Spirides“ šeimos svetingumo aptarnavimo istorija 

1910 metais George'as Leonidas Spiridesas emigravo į JAV iš Spartos, Graikijos. Kitus 5 metus jis praleido dirbdamas Niujorke kaip indų plovėjas, virėjas ir gėlių pristatymo berniukas.

1915 m. George'as L. Spiridesas persikėlė į Endikotą (Niujorkas) dirbti pas savo pusbrolį Jamesą Stratą, „Strates Shows“, kuris tapo didžiausiu šalyje keliaujančiu karnavalo šou, savininką. Tuo metu paroda keliavo 50 dvigubo ilgio geležinkelio vagonų ir dirbo 900 žmonių. George'as Spiridesas vadovavo „Strates“ valgomajam, žinomam kaip „Cookhouse“. Tarp pasirodymų George'as Spiridesas keliavo į kitus karnavalus ir specialius renginius, kur valdė savo ledus ir šaldytas kremo koncesijas.

1940 m. George'as L. Spiridesas ir jo žmona Florence persikėlė į Savaną, Džordžiją, kur jiems priklausė maitinimo įstaigos ir apgyvendinimo patalpos ateinančius 40 metų.  

In 1942, This company’s Founder and President Harry G. Spirides’ uncle Bill Regas in Knoxville, Tennessee, hired and began mentoring at the Regas Restaurant a young, ambitious teenager by the name of Dave Thomas who later founded the Wendy’s Hamburger Restaurant chain.  Bill and Dave’s close friendship lasted for the rest of Dave’s life.

In the mid 1950s, George L. Spirides’ nephew George H. Spirides immigrated from Sparta, Greece to Savannah, Georgia and thoroughly learned the hotel business while working for his uncle over the next several years.

Septintojo dešimtmečio viduryje George'as H. Spiridesas nusipirko paskutinę likusią legendinio senojo paplūdimio kurorto viešbučio dalį netoli Savanos, Džordžijos valstijoje, ir per ateinančius 30 metų jis valdė ir išplėtė šį viešbutį ir pavertė jį moderniu 205 kambarių kambariu. paslaugų paplūdimio kurorto viešbutis, kuris kasmet priimdavo daugiau nei 100 000 svečių.

In 1966, George H. Spirides married his wife Frances who is originally from Knoxville, Tennessee and a member of the prominent Regas family of restaurant owners and operators.  Bill Regas (mentioned above) hosted U.S. Presidents, celebrities, and hundreds of thousands of other visitors at the famous Regas Restaurant and was President of the National Restaurant Association in 1980-81.  Working closely with her husband, Frances ultimately worked for 43 years overseeing front desk, housekeeping, and accounting operations in the Spirides family hotel business. She retired in 2009.   

In 1969, George H. Spirides mentored and assisted his good friend Cecil B. Day to enter the hotel business by designing and opening the world’s first Day’s Inn near Savannah, Georgia.  George H. Spirides subsequently became the first manager of the world’s first Day’s Inn.  George H. Spirides is mentioned on pages 69 and 111 of the book titled Day by Day which was authored by Cecil Day, Jr., Cecil Day’s son. That book was endorsed by four U.S. Presidents–Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, and Richard Nixon.  In that book Cecil Day, Jr. refers to George H. Spirides as “an established motel wizard.” 

In the 1980s, George H. Spirides’ son Harry G. Spirides, the Founder & President of Spirides Hospitality Finance Company, began working in the full-service hotel industry at a young age.  Harry learned all aspects of the full-service hotel business while working for his father.  Over the next 30 years he rose up through the ranks of his family’s hotel company working in every position from Restaurant Dishwasher and Busboy to Front Desk Clerk to General Manager to Chief Executive Officer.

In 2014, the Spirides family sold their Savannah, Georgia area hotel and restaurant company in a vibrant hotel real estate market.

In 2015, Harry G. Spirides founded Spirides Hospitality Finance Company in Tampa, Florida where today he finds it very rewarding to assist hotel owners with their financing needs, having “walked a thousand miles in their shoes.”

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS SERVING HOSPITALITY! The Spirides family has owned, operated, developed, and advised hotels and restaurants continuously since the 1920s.  Financing hotels is now our main business specialty and focus.

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