Jonathan M. Pertchik has been appointed as chief executive officer and managing director of TravelCenters of America Inc., effective immediately. Pertchik succeeds Andrew J. Rebholz, who will continue to advise the company through June 30, 2020.
Previously, Pertchik served as an executive for companies owned or controlled by private equity groups, including Starwood Capital Group, TPG, Carl Icahn, Richard LeFrak and Perry Capital. In his most recent role, Pertchik served as CEO of Intown Suites. Prior to this, Pertchik was CEO of ST Residential, a joint venture with the FDIC.
Pertchik holds a B.A. from Rutgers University, a J.D. from the District of Columbia School of Law, and an L.L.M. in International Finance Law from the Georgetown University Law Center.
Korn Ferry, a global executive search firm, assisted TA in the recruitment process.