Meet Your Team

Our dedicated development team members are strategically located around the world, but can be conveniently reached here anytime

CHOICE HOTELS SALES TEAM

Lisa Adams

Lisa Adams

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 317-694-2091

Brands: MainStay Suites, Everhome Suites, WoodSpring Suites

Territory IL, IN, KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI

Bayron Baggett

Bayron Baggett

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 205-792-7769

Brands: MainStay Suites, Everhome Suites, WoodSpring Suites

Territory AL, AR, KS, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX (North), TX (South)

Will Ballard

Will Ballard

RVP, Real Estate & Land Acquisitions

T: 404-694-0725

Brands: MainStay Suites, Everhome Suites, WoodSpring Suites, Suburban Studios

Territory AL, FL, GA, IA, MD, MS, NC, SC, VA

Chad Bell

Chad Bell

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 813-363-3782

Brands: Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory AL, FL, GA

Gabe Borquez

Gabe Borquez

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 619-840-4897

Brands: Comfort, Country Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn, Sleep Inn-MainStay Suites

Territory CA (North), CA (South), NV

Lorri Brown

Lorri Brown

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 417-231-6859

Brands: Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory NC, SC, VA

Zach Burdette

Zach Burdette

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 770-851-9555

Brands: Comfort, Country Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn, Sleep Inn-MainStay Suites

Territory AL, AR, LA, MS, TN

Brenden Butler

Brenden Butler

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 407-314-4842

Brands: Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory AR, LA, MS, TN

Vishal Champaneri

Vishal Champaneri

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 803-215-9026

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe

Territory NC, SC, VA

Jason Decker

Jason Decker

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 847-921-8721

Brands: Comfort, Country Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn, Sleep Inn-MainStay Suites

Territory ID, MT, ND, OH, SD, WA

Josh Drewry

Josh Drewry

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 865-748-4304

Brands: MainStay Suites, Everhome Suites, WoodSpring Suites

Territory KY, MD, NC, TN, VA, WV

Tom Duffe

Tom Duffe

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 732-779-8007

Brands: Cambria Hotels

Territory DC, DE, KY, MD, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV

Sonia Egyhazy

Sonia Egyhazy

VP, Franchise Development

T: 703-989-0333

Brands: Cambria Hotels

Territory IA, IL, IN, MN, MO, OH, PA, WI

Kyle Ensign

Kyle Ensign

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 949-735-2976

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe

Territory CA (North), CA (South), HI, NV

Erick Estrada

Erick Estrada

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 678-463-4836

Brands: Comfort, Country Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn, Sleep Inn-MainStay Suites

Territory FL, GA

Sharad Gandhi

Sharad Gandhi

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 407-256-7369

Brands: MainStay Suites, Suburban Studios

Territory FL, GA, SC

John Gordon

John Gordon

RVP, Real Estate & Land Acquisitions

T: 323-620-7463

Brands: MainStay Suites, Everhome Suites, WoodSpring Suites, Suburban Studios

Territory AK, AZ, CA (North), CA (South), CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY

Guy Gridley

Guy Gridley

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 518-368-2913

Brands: Cambria Hotels

Territory CT, MA, ME, MI, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT

Dave Harjung

Dave Harjung

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 630-215-6078

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe

Territory IN, KY, MI, OH

Tyler Harris

Tyler Harris

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 949-468-8282

Brands: Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory CA (North), CA (South), HI, NV

Charles Isola

Charles Isola

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 214-697-2423

Brands: Ascend Hotel Collection

Territory AR, KS, NM, OK, TX (North), TX (South)

Shweta Jani

Shweta Jani

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 478-447-7290

Brands: Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, WV

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 720-560-4779

Brands: Ascend Hotel Collection

Territory AK, AZ, CA (North), CA (South), CO, HI, NV, UT

Benjamin Jones

Benjamin Jones

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 704-975-0082

Brands: Comfort, Country Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn, Sleep Inn-MainStay Suites

Territory DC, MD, NC, SC, VA

Leslie Klanchar

Leslie Klanchar

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 501-920-7380

Brands: MainStay Suites, Suburban Studios

Territory AL, AR, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX (North), TX (South)

Steve Kleinknecht

Steve Kleinknecht

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 614-620-2206

Brands: Comfort, Country Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn, Sleep Inn-MainStay Suites

Territory IN, KY, MI, OH, WV

Jim Knerr

Jim Knerr

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 570-259-4163

Brands: MainStay Suites, Suburban Studios

Territory DC, KY, NC, TN, VA, WV

Michael Kurtsinger

Michael Kurtsinger

RVP, Real Estate & Land Acquisitions

T: 502-609-7563

Brands: MainStay Suites, Everhome Suites, WoodSpring Suites, Suburban Studios

Territory CT, DE, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, NH, NJ, PA, RI, TN, VT, WV

Kyle Larsen

Kyle Larsen

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 206-856-1674

Brands: Cambria Hotels, Radisson

Territory ID, MT, ND, OR, SD, WA, WY

Scott Lockwood

Scott Lockwood

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 303-507-5423

Brands: Cambria Hotels, Radisson

Territory AK, AZ, CA (North), CA (South), CO, HI, NV, UT

Jeremy Logan

Jeremy Logan

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 630-621-0711

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory IA, IL, KS, MN, ND, NE, SD, WI

Phil Lovas

Phil Lovas

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 602-541-5504

Brands: Comfort, Country Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn, Sleep Inn-MainStay Suites

Territory AK, HI, ID, MT, ND, OR, SD, WA

Greg Martin

Greg Martin

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 607-765-2515

Brands: MainStay Suites, Suburban Studios

Territory IA, IL, IN, KS, MN, ND, NE, SD, WI

Chris Martinez

Chris Martinez

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 813-785-8861

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe

Territory AL, FL, GA

Brian McGill

Brian McGill

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 702-302-2069

Brands: Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory AZ, CO, NM, UT

Gary Mills

Gary Mills

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 214-208-5770

Brands: Cambria Hotels, Radisson

Territory KS, NE, NM, OK, TX (North), TX (South)

Kishan Patel

Kishan Patel

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 408-582-4347

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory AK, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY

Doug Rawson

Doug Rawson

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 518-915-8603

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT

Jared Riccio

Jared Riccio

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 856-777-4163

Brands: Ascend Hotel Collection

Territory CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT

Chris Sampone

Chris Sampone

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 518-366-0408

Brands: MainStay Suites, Suburban Studios

Territory DC, CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, MI, NH, NJ, OH, PA, VT

Robert Scribner

Robert Scribner

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 850-933-3428

Brands: MainStay Suites, Everhome Suites, WoodSpring Suites

Territory FL, GA, SC

Tom Sharpin

Tom Sharpin

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 469-514-7262

Brands: Comfort, Country Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn, Sleep Inn-MainStay Suites

Territory AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY

Lance Sparkman

Lance Sparkman

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 214-945-9055

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe

Territory OK, TX (North), TX (South)

Chris Stanley

Chris Stanley

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 914-439-7518

Brands: Ascend Hotel Collection

Territory ID, MN, MT, ND, OR, SD, WA, WI, WY

Fran Taloricco

Fran Taloricco

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 215-266-0229

Brands: Ascend Hotel Collection

Territory DC, MD, NC, PA, SC, VA, WV

Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 786-897-3266

Brands: MainStay Suites, Suburban Studios

Territory AK, AZ, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY

Ken Townsend Jr.

Ken Townsend Jr.

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 410-977-7275

Brands: MainStay Suites, Everhome Suites, WoodSpring Suites

Territory DC, CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT

Steve Waguespack

Steve Waguespack

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 479-871-8660

Brands: Comfort, Country Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn, Sleep Inn-MainStay Suites

Territory OK, TX (North), TX (South)

Mike Wasserson

Mike Wasserson

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 215-292-2587

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe

Territory AZ, CO, NM, UT

Cliff Wietstruk

Cliff Wietstruk

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 443-223-6840

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe

Territory DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, WV

Nathan Wilson

Nathan Wilson

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 585-280-3284

Brands: Ascend Hotel Collection

Territory IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, NE, OH, TN

Shaun Winters

Shaun Winters

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 404-993-6062

Brands: Cambria Hotels, Radisson

Territory AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, LA, MS

Chris Witulski

Chris Witulski

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 303-519-9580

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory IL, KS, MO, NE

Ryan Wold

Ryan Wold

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 509-939-2889

Brands: MainStay Suites, Everhome Suites, WoodSpring Suites

Territory AK, CA (North), CA (South), HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY

Michael Woodhouse

Michael Woodhouse

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 502-492-9182

Brands: Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory IN, KY, MI, OH

Luke Wright

Luke Wright

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 404-805-3417

Brands: Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory OK, TX (North), TX (South)

Steve Youchak

Steve Youchak

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 412-848-8907

Brands: Comfort, Country Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn, Sleep Inn-MainStay Suites

Territory CT, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT

Michael Zouroudis

Michael Zouroudis

RVP, Franchise Development

T: 619-254-1857

Brands: Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe

Territory AR, LA, MS, TN