Pegasus Solutions has named Temple Weiss chief financial officer. The seasoned corporate executive brings a solid blend of hospitality, finance and development experience to the role, including a decade with La Quinta, a Pegasus client.
“We sought out an executive that could not only offer the financial acumen required of a CFO, but who would also have the industry understanding to help lead us towards better client service and processes,” said David Millili, chief executive officer of Pegasus Solutions. “Temple convincingly demonstrated these skills, and brings critical results-oriented leadership that will serve us as we focus on growth.”
Most recently, Weiss served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of ACE Cash Express, Inc. in Irving, Tex. Prior to that, he was with LQ Management and La Quinta Corporation for more than 10 years. At La Quinta Corporation, he held various finance positions, ultimately serving as vice president, development. With LQ Management, he held the role of executive vice president, development and acquisitions, and later, executive vice president and chief financial officer. He began his career with Bristol Hotels & Resorts in Dallas.
Weiss earned his bachelor’s in business with a concentration in management and international business at Baylor University in Waco, Tex. He also holds a master’s of hospitality management with a concentration in finance and development from the University of Houston.
About Pegasus Solutions
Pegasus Solutions is the single largest processor of electronic hotel transactions, delivering advanced and affordable connectivity and distribution solutions to nearly 100,000 hotels worldwide. Pegasus connects hotels to crucial sources of business, facilitating almost $16 billion for its clients annually. In additional to foundational global distribution system (GDS) access and online connectivity, Pegasus delivers online, social marketing and booking solutions through its Open Hospitality division, and powerful reservation tools to convert and capture bookings. As a trusted partner in generating guest room demand and sales, Pegasus also offers hotels actionable business intelligence through its PegasusView Market Performance reports to help hotels understand and respond to changing market conditions.
Pegasus has 18 offices in 10 countries, including regional hubs in Dallas, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Scottsdale. For more information, visit www.pegs.com or www.openhospitality.com.