Board of Trustees


John L. Harrington , , , Independent Trustee

Mr. Harrington has been our Lead Independent Trustee since 2015 and one of our trustees since 1995. Mr. Harrington is chair of the Board's Compensation Committee. Mr. Harrington is a certified public accountant and the Executive Director and Chairman of the Yawkey Foundations, one of the largest charitable organizations in New England. Mr. Harrington is the former CEO of the Boston Red Sox Baseball Club and a former director of Fleet Bank, NA.


Donna D. Fraiche , , , Independent Trustee

Ms. Fraiche has been one of our trustees since 2015. Ms. Fraiche is chair of the Board's Nominating and Governance Committee. Ms. Fraiche is Senior Counsel of the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Ms. Fraiche was previously a shareholder of that firm from 2004 until 2017. She practices law in that firm’s Health Law and Public Policy departments. Among numerous other business and civil leadership positions, Ms. Fraiche serves as Secretary of the Board and Chair of the Real Estate Committee of Woman's Hospital of Baton Rouge, LA, a member of the Investment Committee of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, a member of the American Hospital Association Council on Governance and the President of the Louisiana Supreme Court Historical Society, and she previously served as Chair of the Louisiana Health Care Commission and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Loyola University of New Orleans, LA.


William A. Lamkin , , , Independent Trustee

Mr. Lamkin has been one of our trustees since 2007. Mr. Lamkin is chair of the Board's Nominating and Governance Committee, as well as a member of the Board's Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Lamkin is currently a partner in Ackrell Capital LLC, an investment bank, and Ackrell & Company, an investment advisory firm. Mr. Lamkin has experience as a financial consultant and previously held positions as a banker with large investment banks.


Adam D. Portnoy , , , Managing Trustee

Mr. Portnoy has served as one of our Managing Trustees since 2007. Mr. Portnoy formerly served on the Board of Governors for the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). He is formerly a member of the Board of Trustees at Occidental College. Mr. Portnoy has held positions as a banker and venture capitalist with the International Finance Corp., a member of the World Bank Group, ABN AMRO and Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette.


John G. Murray , , , Managing Trustee

Mr. Murray has been our Managing Trustee, President and Chief Executive Officer since 2018. He was President and Chief Operating Officer from 1996 to 2018. Mr. Murray was our Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer from the time we completed our initial public offering in 1995 until he became our President in 1996. Mr. Murray oversees all of HPT's property acquisition and disposition activities. Mr. Murray has held various positions with related entities of HPT since 1993. Mr. Murray is on Marriott International's Owner Advisory Council and is a member of the Urban Land Institute Hotel Development Council.

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