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Scott Greenberg, President & CEO

Scott D. Greenberg is a real estate visionary whom conceived, built and operates various award-winning hospitality, retail and mixed-use developments. A design perfectionist, Mr. Greenberg has created many landmark properties including theWit Hotel Chicago which also features ROOF, “one of the top three rooftop lounges in the world,” (Travel + Leisure) as well as CityPark Lincolnshire and its Viper Alley live entertainment and private event facility and one of the first urban boutique-model Fairfield Inn & Suites with the Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile. Read More…

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Gerald M. Greenberg, Chairman of the Board

Gerald M. Greenberg brings a 50-year track record of success in real estate development and operations to SMASHotels. In partnership with Scott D. Greenberg, they serve as managing partners of a series of partnerships which own and manage various hotel, office, retail, industrial and entertainment developments.  Read More…

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Ryan Kingston, Senior Vice President, Hotel Operations

Ryan Kingston brings a unique and diverse background to SMASHotels. He was born in Scotland and attended school in England, Pakistan, The Bahamas, Italy and the United States. Mr. Kingston brings a global experience of life and travel to our organization. Read More…

 

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Mitch Langeler, Vice President, Human Resources

Prior to joining SMASHotels, Mitch Langeler worked with the Four Seasons Hotel group at their Chicago location, managing all Human Resource functions at the prestigious 345-room property. During his tenure, the hotel achieved the coveted number one position on Trip Advisor Chicago, as well as attained the acclaimed AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star ratings. Four Seasons Chicago was also placed on Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List and is consistently ranked as one of the top city hotels in the world.  Read More…

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Cindy Herzog, Executive Vice President, Operations

Cindy Herzog has over 25 years of hospitality experience, holding leadership roles which have required every aspect from start to finish of planning, strategizing and preparing for the opening of new hotels, as well as maintaining operations with consecutive and uninterrupted highest ranking performance, regardless of new hotels entering the marketplace.  Read More…

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David Lilierose, Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, David Lilierose’s responsibilities are focused on the development, finance, accounting, tax, and risk management aspects of all hotel investment, development and ongoing operations of SMASHotels and its affiliates. Mr. Lilierose has over 30 years’ experience in the real estate industry relating to development, operation and management of hotels, multifamily, office, retail, restaurants and industrial properties with a market value in excess of $350 million, as well as the application of managerial and finance technology to operate most effectively. Read More…

 

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Renee Solomon, Executive Vice President

As Executive Vice President, Renee Solomon is responsible for all capital structuring, investor relations, oversight of on-going business operations, and new business development/acquisitions for SMASHotels and its affiliates. Ms. Solomon is an active leader in strategic planning and business development for SMASHotels and its affiliates.  Read More…

Jeff Solomon, Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President of ECD Company and its affiliate Smashotels, Jeff Solomon is responsible for development, design and construction oversight of all new development and renovation projects. Jeff joined ECD Company in 2003 as director of acquisitions and development in Florida, and in 2006 Jeff began development and owner construction oversight of of theWit Hotel in Chicago.  Read More…

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Tim Moritz, Area Director

Tim Moritz has over 15 years of successful full and select service hotel leadership with two of the most internationally renowned branded hotel companies; Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International. Mr. Moritz has a well-rounded background in operations and food & beverage with a strong focus on revenue management and has been leading and motivating his downtown team at the Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile in Streeterville for the past 8 years.  Read More…

 

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Ben Mealer, Director of Finance

Ben Mealer joined SMASHotels in 2013 as the Director of Finance and currently oversees hotel accounting, accounts payable processes, centralized sales tax reporting, centralized payroll processing, internal audit, credit practices and information services. He established and manages the centralized accounting functions for the company’s properties, standardizing processes and implementing enterprise technology.  Read More…

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Kyle Martin, Managing Director of Sales

Kyle Martin joined theWit Hotel in March 2014 as the Director of Business and Leisure Travel Sales and quickly excelled to the Managing Director of Sales. In this position, Martin leads the Group and Business Travel Sales Team, oversees and works alongside the Revenue Management Team and sits on the Executive Committee Board at theWit Hotel.   Read More…

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James Chen, Director of International Development

Mr. James Chen has more than 25 years of manufacturing, international trade and cross-border M&A experiences. He has invested, owned and operated several businesses including apparel manufacturing, plastic fabrication, thermal power plants and auto repair franchise stores in China and Hong Kong. Read More…