RLH Corporation Appoints Nate Troup Chief Accounting Officer

Financial expert to oversee all company accounting functions

DENVER, May 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) announced today the addition of Nate Troup as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer. Troup brings over 17 years of progressive experience and demonstrated success managing diverse teams in high-growth publicly traded companies. He will lead a diverse reporting and accounting team, and act as a business partner to the CFO on all technical, reporting and operational accounting issues as the company continues to grow in both the domestic and international marketplaces. Troup is based in the company’s headquarters in Denver.

Troup joins RLH Corporation from Westmoreland Coal Company (WCC), where he served as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, and Corporate Controller for the past three years. There, he was responsible for the accounting department of both WCC and Westmoreland Resource Partners, LP (WMLP), a publicly traded subsidiary of WCC, where he oversaw technical accounting, SEC reporting, financial close and internal controls. He also managed the external audit relationship and reported to the audit committees for both public filers. During his tenure Troup integrated several acquisitions, remediated a material weakness and implemented significant cost savings. Additionally, since 2016, Troup served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer for WMLP.

Prior to WCC and WMLP, Troup held several progressive roles including Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller during his four-year tenure at DigitalGlobe, Inc. He led the accounting department including technical accounting and SEC reporting, financial close, internal controls and managing the external auditor and Audit Committee relationship. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Troup held roles at The Siegfried Group, LLP and Ernst & Young.

“As we continue to focus on becoming an asset light company and franchise growth, it is vital to advance our accounting team. Nate brings a wealth of experience both domestically and internationally with high-growth public companies like ours. I am confident Nate will help us continue to hit our goals,” said RLH Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Doug Ludwig.

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About RLH Corporation
Red Lion Hotels Corporation is an innovative hotel company doing business as RLH Corporation and focuses on the franchising, management and ownership of upscale, midscale and economy hotels. The company focuses on maximizing return on invested capital for hotel owners across North America through relevant brands, industry-leading technology and forward-thinking services. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.rlhco.com.

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