Javier Egipciaco brings more than 20 years of New York hospitality experience to his position as Managing Director of Arlo Hotels, an independent collection of four-star lifestyle hotels. Egipciaco manages the operations of all Arlo properties, and is overseeing the development of the brand into additional markets. Prior to joining Arlo, Egipciaco was with Hersha Hospitality, a management, investment and development firm in the hospitality sector, where he served as the Corporate Director of Operations for the Independent Collection Hotels. In this role, Egipciaco specialized in the development and implementation of brand-wide initiatives for HHM’s curated portfolio of independent properties. He has also held various leadership and operational roles with Park Hyatt, where he began his hospitality career.