Mr. Bardel joined Arden in 2012 and has 30 years of hotel acquisition and operational experience. He leads the Arden hotel investment team and co-heads its hotel asset management team.

Prior to joining Arden, Rene spent almost 30 years in senior level executive roles with one of Arden’s long-time joint venture partners, The Continental Companies (TCC), where he was Executive Vice President, responsible for asset management, new development, and acquisitions.