Legends names Tom Funk as president of hospitality

Tom Funk brings over 20 years of hospitality experience to the role.
Tom Funk.
Tom Funk. | Photo courtesy of Legends.

Hospitality, sports and entertainment company, Legends, has named Tom Funk as president of hospitality. He will take on the role come Feb. 1, 2024 and will oversee the company’s hospitality business.

Funk has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He joins the company from Compass Group where he served as executive vice president of Compass One Healthcare. He also spent nearly a decade at Levy where he held the roles of executive vice president and chief operating officer. He started his hospitality career at Delaware North.

Dan Smith, Legends current and longtime president of hospitality will move into a new role as a senior advisor.

“The incredible growth and success of Legends’ hospitality business is attributed to Dan’s leadership and guidance since day one. We are grateful for his immeasurable contributions over the past 15 years,” said Shervin Mirhashemi, CEO of Legends, in a statement.  “As we continue to focus on growing the business and delivering  first-class hospitality experiences for our partners, we are fortunate to have Tom take the reins and lead this  next phase. Tom’s stellar reputation as an innovator and operator and his experience growing global  platforms ensures he is the right leader for the future.”



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