Corporate Suites Network Executive Receives Top Industry Honor

2018 Tower of Excellence for Outstanding Individual Achievement


CHICAGO, March 5, 2018 – Jim Drass, Vice President of Operations for Chicago’s Corporate Suites Network, has been awarded the prestigious Individual of the Year Award by the Corporate Housing Providers Association.

The 2018 Tower of Excellence Individual of the Year Award recognizes outstanding achievement in the extended stay corporate housing industry.

Drass, an 18-year veteran of Corporate Suites Network, has led the Chicago-based company’s operations team for 13 years. Drass designed several platforms to improve workflow for Corporate Suites Network’s operations throughout the Chicago area and across the country.

The award also recognized Drass’ contributions to the industry including serving on numerous industry-wide task forces and in leadership positions including Chairman of CHPA’s Communication Committee.

“Jim has been an incredible part of our success as a company and as a thought leader in the industry,” said David Flando, Corporate Suites Network CEO and President. ”He has earned the respect of his colleagues and peers with his get-it-done work ethic and his generosity in working with other firms to share best practices across the industry.”

Press release by Linda DiJohn