Donald K. Barbieri, age 66, has been a director of Red Lion Hotels Corporation since 1978 and Chairman of the Board since 1996. He is the brother of Richard L. Barbieri.
He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of our company from 1978 until 2003. Mr. Barbieri joined our company in 1969 and was responsible for our development activities in hotel, entertainment and real estate areas.
Mr. Barbieri is a past Chair for the Spokane Regional Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Barbieri served as President of the Spokane Chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association from 1974 to 1975 and served as President of the Spokane Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau from 1977 to 1979. He also served on the Washington Tourism Development Council from 1983 to 1985 and he has served on the Washington Economic Development Board. Mr. Barbieri chaired the State of Washington’s Quality of Life Task Force from 1985 to 1989.more » « less