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Our Team

Meet The Team

Our team comprises some of the hospitality industry’s brightest minds, including property-level managers with first-hand experience at leading full-service hotel brands such as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, and IHG.

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Ann Kelly

Chief Executive Officer

Ann joined Lodgco in 2000 as Corporate Controller and was promoted to CFO in 2010. In 2016, she was named President, and in 2018 was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Ann has lead the company through many phases of growth, through both new construction and acquisitions Ann works closely with the Board of Directors to define and articulate the Lodgco vision, including developing strategies to ensure the long-term financial viability of the company. She oversees owner relations related to development, including new construction and acquisitions, structuring capital, and asset management. She earned a degree in accounting at Central Michigan University and an MBA from Northwood University.. Ann is very passionate about issues that impact woman and children. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault for many years.

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Michael Postle

Vice President of Development & Construction

As Vice President of Development, Construction & Project Management, Michael leads all phases of construction, including maintenance, renovations and new construction. He joined Lodgco in 2015 from Tim Hortons, where he was Project Manager for Michigan and Midwest properties. Michael holds a Bachelor's degree in Construction Management from Central Michigan University, where he minored in Business Administration.

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Cindy Borland

Vice President of Human Resources

Cindy joined Lodgco in 2004 as the Director of Human Resources and was promoted to VP of Human Resource in 2016. She is responsible for all human resources functions, including risk management, employee relations, recruitment, staffing, compensation, and benefits. Cindy works closely with our individual hotels to promote company values and assist the hotel leadership teams with guidance on all employee relations matters. A graduate of Central Michigan University, she also holds Human Resources certifications from both SHRM and HRCI.

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Callie Cain

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

A hospitality industry career lifer, Callie joined Lodgco in 2011. She has extensive sales and marketing experience with Marriott, Starwood, Hilton, IHG and Hyatt. As VP of Sales & Marketing, she directs a talented sales team tasked with maximizing revenue through traditional channels and e-commerce. A graduate of Western Michigan University, Callie was active within the convention and meetings industry for many years, serving on many Boards of Directors and committees. She is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and a Government Meeting Specialist (GMS).

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Jim Oberliesen

Vice President of Operations

Jim is a hospitality industry veteran with over 30 years of experience. He has served in various roles in the industry including Vice President of Operations, Regional Director of Operations, Area General Manager, and General Manager. In 2019 Jim joined Lodgco Hospitality as the VP of Operations, he is responsible for driving operating performance, guest satisfaction, team member engagement and financial results. Jim is a graduate of the Michigan State University School of Hotel Management & Business Administration.