National Action Council Biography: Cordey Lash

Cordey Lash

Cordey Lash
President, Jordey Group
Dallas, TX

Cordey Lash is a recognized leader in diversity, justice, and equality through his professional work in the hospitality industry and his personal commitment to social activism and philanthropic causes. Born in North Carolina and raised in Philadelphia, Lash is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a degree in Communications and Public Relations. Now based in Dallas, Cordey Lash's career spans over a decade and has focused primarily on gaining a diversity of conference business for Hilton, Intercontinental and Wyndham Hotel Groups. From Asian, Hispanic, and African-American groups to the LGBT community, Lash has achieved professional success by raising diversity awareness for his hotel properties and simultaneously serving multi-cultural client groups. As the President of Jordey Group, Lash utilizes his expertise and innovation in hospitality, non-profit and marketing to continue his pioneering efforts! Business Diversity Achievements:

  • 100% Corporate Equality Rating from the Human Rights Campaign for Wyndham Hotel Group
  • Corporation of the Year Award for Wyndham Hotel Group from the National Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
  • First National LGBT Advertising campaign by a hotelier - First hotelier to enter a national sponsorship of an LGBT organization - Increasing NAACP rating for Wyndham from D- to B-(tie for first place in hospitality) Cordey Lash's Professional and Public Service
  • Board Member, International Gay Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) – Vice Chairman
  • Board Member, Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
  • Board Member, Equality Texas Foundation
  • Board Member, Youth First Texas
  • Co-Chair, Corporate Advisory Council for the National Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
  • Co-Chair of the Communities of Color Business Initiative Specialties: Contract negotiation, progressive business planning, event planning, balancing the business case with the principle of philanthropic causes.

Last Updated: 4-26-13

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