[Tallahassee, Fla] Today, representatives from the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) announced the hire of Morgan Forsythe as IT Director and Ashley Gholston as Director of Industry Relations & Events.

“We are thrilled to welcome Morgan and Ashley to the FRLA family,” said Carol Dover, President and CEO of the FRLA. “Although they have very different skill sets, each is an expert in his or her respective area, and I have no doubt that they will bring incredible value to both our staff and our members.”

Forsythe graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Information Studies and is a Microsoft Systems Administrator. Most recently, he spent six years with Aegis Business Technologies as a Technical Services Consultant providing IT support, maintenance and planning services for private businesses and government agencies.

A graduate of North Florida Christian, Gholston studied hospitality, business and events at both the University of Central Florida and Florida State University. Since her return to Tallahassee after opening and managing restaurants for Darden, Gholston has specialized in events and fostering relationships between industry stakeholders.