Appointed general counsel at Avendra


Avendra, a Maryland-based hospitality procurement services company, announced the appointment of Jerry Kraisinger as its general counsel.   

“Jerry’s broad experience will be of enormous value to Avendra” said Dennis Baker, president and CEO of Avendra.  “His experience in all facets of the hospitality industry, coupled with his expansive legal expertise, will be very important in helping us architect our business in order to achieve our long-term growth objectives.”  

Before joining Avendra, Kraisinger was the vice president of Development and the General Counsel of CapStar Hotel Company, LLC.  Previously, he had been the executive vice president and general counsel of MeriStar Hospitality Corporation.  Kraisinger began his career in the hospitality industry over 22 years ago as a lawyer in Marriott Corporation’s law department.  

Kraisinger received his B.A. in Political Science from Duquesne University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia.  He is admitted to practice law in Maryland, Florida, and the District of Columbia.