Bruce H. Matson

Mr. Matson is a Partner in the law firm of LeClairRyan, a Professional Corporation, in Richmond, Virginia. Mr. Matson joined LeClairRyan in 1994 and has practiced law since 1983. He was a director of Apple REIT Seven, Inc. from 2007 until its merger with the Company was completed in March 2014. In addition, Mr. Matson previously served as a director of Apple Hospitality Two, Inc., Apple Hospitality Five, Inc. and Apple REIT Six, Inc. from the inception of those companies until the companies were sold in May 2007, October 2007 and May 2013, respectively. Mr. Matson graduated from the College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law and earned his bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary. Mr. Matson was a member of the Company’s Executive, Audit and Compensation Committees until March 1, 2014 and served as the Chair of the Company’s Compensation Committee from its inception until March 1, 2014. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2008.