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Our Team

Graydon Pearson

Chief Executive Officer

Carter Frank

Chief Operating Officer

Jake McClellan

Chief Financial Officer

Adam McInelly

Corporate Marketing Director

D. Shane Williams

Corporate Revenue Manager

Jennifer Templeton

Corporate Director of Sales

Sr. Regional Director of Sales

Chad Marsing

Chad started his career in hospitality 15 yrs ago, as a Sales Manager in Orem UT. Over those years he has gone from a Sales Manager of a single property to a Regional DOS leading the sales effort of up to 20 hotels across multiple brands. Chad has proven skills in Sales, Marketing, and Leadership. He has led the opening sales efforts for over 10 new hotels, developing sales strategies and marketing efforts that have resulted in successful openings and owner returns.

Chad grew up the son of a coach and its in his blood, he loves the challenge of leading teams and helping people accomplish great things. Chad and his wife live in American Fork, UT with their 4 children whom he spends most of his personal time with. He and his family love to be active and can be found in the mountains, on the baseball field, or a fairway somewhere.

Director of Human Resources

Jenn Pearson, SHRM-CP

Jenn graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Health Science/ Health Education as well as swam competitively during her time as a Cougar. While there, she was able to achieve All-American status and attend the 2000 U.S. Swimming Olympic Trials. After her collegiate swimming career, she coached Division I Men’s and Women’s Swimming at the University of Utah where the team went undefeated multiple years.

After her time at the U and for the past 12 years, she has been in the beverage industry with FIJI Water and most recently Red Bull North America. While at Red Bull, she worked as a Distributor Partner Manager where she promoted thought leadership management systems, upleveled distributor capabilities, and focused on joint business planning and market execution. Jenn has a depth of experience leading, coaching, and developing teams centered around company business strategy and initiatives, KPI’s, and executing with excellence.

Currently, as Director of Human Resources for In-Group Hospitality, Jenn’s main focus is on business strategy, high performance culture, implementation and execution of initiatives, and employee engagement. Jenn enjoys spending time with her husband + 3 boys and supporting them in their sporting activities. They love adventure, travel, and the outdoors. Jenn and her husband especially enjoy training and racing together in triathalons and marathons.

Regional Director of Operations

Joe Madera

Born in Puerto Rico he followed a family legacy in Hospitality and made it a point at a young age that Hospitality would be his career choice. His family moved often, but always to desirable destinations such as Hawaii, Manzanillo Mexico, Key Biscayne, and New Orleans. Joe attended Valley Forge Military Academy for High School and returned back to South Florida for college.

Completing his Bachelors in Hospitality Management from Florida International University he was recruited by Hyatt Hotel and Resorts and entered a management trainee program at the Hyatt O’hare. Shortly afterwards he entered into what would be a 20 year career with Hilton Hotels. His time with Hilton landed him in Jackson Hole, WY where spent ten years as the GM of the Homewood Suites by Hilton. In 2016 Joe joined the In Group family as the opening GM for the brand new SpringHill Suites by Marriott and in August of 2018 was moved into his current role as Regional Director of Operations.

Joe is a firm believer that is “all about the people” and encourages creativity, community relations and interactions with associates and guests to all his GMs. Joe, along with his wife Amy and daughters Sofia and Vivian reside in Jackson, WY and love to recreate outdoors.

Zachary Peck

Eastern Regional Director of Operations

Ezequiel Guzman

Area Director of Operations