Board of Directors

IHLA Officers

Jerry Cataldo

President & CEO
Hostmark Hospitality

Vice Chair
Michelle McConnell
Area Director, Franchise Sales
Choice Hotels International              

Doug Dean

General Manager
Davidson Hotels and Resorts


Konstantine Drosos

General Manager
Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport

Michael Jacobson
President & CEO | x223


IHLA Board of Directors

Mark Aleman
General Manager
Holiday Inn Quincy

Diana Anderson
Enterprise Sales Director, Atrium Hospitality
Embassy Suites by Hilton East Peoria - Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center

Jenna Beyers
Director of Operations/Owner
Hotel Ventures Management of Illinois, Inc.

Ed Brunt
General Manager
Chicago Marriott Suites O'Hare

Raymond Ceresa
General Manager
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington

Darin Dame
General Manager
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Springfield Southwest

Peter Demay
General Manager
InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile

*Patrick Donelly
General Manager
Hyatt Regency Chicago

Kristin Duncan
General Manager
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

Steven Ellingsen
General Manager
Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort

Mike Feigenbaum
General Manager
The Westin Chicago Lombard

Andrew Finn
General Manager
Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare

Pierre-Louis Giacotto
General Manager
The Blackstone

Kirsten Guill
General Manager
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park

*Robert Habeeb, CHA
President & CEO
Maverick Hotels & Restaurants

Chris Hansen
General Manager
Loews Chicago Hotel

Patrick Hatton
General Manager
Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Dieter Heigl
General Manager
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel

Kathy Heneghan
General Manager
Embassy Suites Chicago Magnificent Mile

Steve Horve
Horve Hospitality Management, Inc.

Dave Jacobs
General Manager
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

Dave Kimsey
Chief Financial Officer
Johnson Development Company, LLC

Tony Klok
Rebel Hospitality, LLC

Brad LaJoie
General Manager
Lincolnshire Marriott Resort

*Dean Lane
Area General Manager
Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel

Mark Lauer
General Manager
Sheraton Grand Chicago

Juan Leyva
General Manager
LondonHouse Chicago

Dale McFarland
General Manager
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North

Karen McGuigan
General Manager
Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago | Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge

Ginny Morrison
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Spire Hospitality

*Nabil Moubayed, CHA
General Manager | Area Director of Operations Midwest
Kimpton Gray Hotel | Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Catherine Mrowiec
General Manager
Marriott Marquis Chicago

Hans Ritten
General Manager
Loews Chicago O'Hare

*Tom Robertson
General Manager
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Dan Rust
General Manager
Fairfield Inn and Suites Champaign

Dan Scott
Director of Human Resources
Posh Hospitality Group

Ted Selogie
General Manager
Swissotel Chicago

Charlie Shirk
General Manager
Hilton Chicago Oak Lawn Greenwood Hospitality

Peter Simoncelli
General Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

Todd Temperly
General Manager
Waldorf Astoria Chicago | Conrad Chicago

Tommie Van
General Manager
Residence Inn Chicago Downtown/Loop

*Ron Vlasic
Chief Operating Officer
Hostmark Hospitality Group

*John Wells
Hilton Chicago
Hilton Chicago

Amie Wilkerson
General Manager
DoubleTree Hotel Mundelein/Libertyville

Randall Williams
General Manager
21c Museum Hotel Chicago

Richard Cialabrini
Senior Association Relationship Manager
Constellation Energy

Shevket Dardovski
Vice President

Kalpesh Joshi
Regional Director

Richard Simon
President & CEO
United Service Companies

David Whitaker
President & CEO
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