Krissy Gathright is Chief Operating Officer and Board Member for Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc., a publicly-traded lodging REIT headquartered in Richmond. Krissy has been recognized as one of the most influential women in lodging by Hotel Management and Lodging magazines and one of Real Estate Forum’s Women of Influence. As a passionate supporter of innovation, she serves on the governing board of the AH&LA Consumer Innovation Forum, an industry leadership group bringing together brand, owner and management company executives to improve the consumer shopping, buying and stay experience. She is also an active investor in and advisor to multiple startups. Krissy earned a Bachelor of Science degree, with distinction from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.
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