Tom Luersen

chief operating officer
Two Roads Hospitality

Tom oversees the hospitality operations for the entire Two Roads Hospitality portfolio. He started with the company at Sunriver Resort in Oregon in 1998, where he was Managing Director, and then served as Regional Vice President and Executive Vice President in the corporate office until he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2016. He previously held senior resort and hospitality executive positions with The Woodlands Corporation, where he oversaw the Hospitality Division, including resorts, hotels, corporate conference centers and club operations, along with master planning the 28,000-acre community.  Tom has also held various executive and leadership roles with Busch Properties, operating and expanding hospitality, golf, club and condominium developments. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science from Florida International University, where he was managing restaurants in Miami, Tom joined Gaylord Hotels in Nashville, Tennessee, and held an executive-level role in management for the original Opryland Hotel.  Tom is an active member of the AH&LA Resort Committee and the Urban Land Institute, the Founder and Board Member of  501 (c)(3) Wonderland Express, and past two-term  Chairman and Board member of the Oregon Tourism Commission and the Cascade Culinary Institute.