AMHERST, New York – The Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst, Emerald Hospitality Associates and Iskalo Development are pleased to announce the addition of Matt Chiazza as the hotel’s General Manager. The 137 room Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst is located at 5020 Main Street in Amherst. Matt graduated from Niagara University with a degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management and brings more than 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry to the position. As General Manager, Chiazza will direct all areas of the hotel’s operations, including guest services, sales and marketing efforts and hotel administration. “Matt’s background in revenue management and focus on customer service, as well as the overall guest experience is one of the many reasons we picked him for the position. Based on his outstanding record in hotel management, we are confident that he will be instrumental in ensuring the success of the Hyatt Place Amherst,” said Kim Madigan, Director of Operations for Emerald Hospitality Associates.