executive
team

John Oppenheimer
CEO

"Our team members and guests give us a reason to come to work each day. In our business, it's all about the people, and we are indebted to each and every person who visits the properties we've had the privilege to work with."

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Bret Matteson
President

"I am extremely proud to be providing leadership and support for our team members with the management of each of our unique properties. Our sole purpose is to provide a unique and exceptional experience at each property for our guests and an incredible value based work environment for our team members. The ultimate reward in what we do is delivering to our property owners the wonderful vision they have for their properties. Once this is achieved we challenge ourselves to build upon those successes and deliver excellence again and again."

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Andy Olsen
Vice President

"It is invigorating to work in a truly collaborative environment such as the one developed and fostered by the team of professionals at Columbia Hospitality. I find it extremely rewarding to share the wealth of resources and talents of each team member across the portfolio with those we serve - creating positive bottom-line results for our owners and exceptional experiences for our guests."

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Matt Hagerman
Vice President

"Hospitality is about people; and about creating a wonderful, fun, authentic, and memorable experience for every one of those people. Guests should leave wanting to come back and experience it all over again. At Columbia Hospitality, the fantastic experience extends beyond guests, to team members and Columbia Hospitality property owners. The Columbia Hospitality leadership is dedicated to providing this all-encompassing top notch experience each and every day for each and every guest, team member, and owner. I am honored to be a part of such a people-centric organization, that is 100% devoted to excellence."

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Jolene DiSalvo
Vice President of Marketing

"Columbia Hospitality's approach is to deliver an exceptional guest experience that translates into a valuable return on investment for owners, developers, and all of our partners. It is a true pleasure to come to work every day with a committed team of good people in a dynamic environment focused on making a difference in both business and the larger community."

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Lenny Zilz
Vice President of Operations

"The leadership at Columbia fully recognizes our responsibility for selecting, training and inspiring our team members to create a vibrant work environment and exceptional experiences for our guests and owners. We are very proud of the professionals we have working at all of our properties."

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Peter Beck
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

"I appreciate the high level of operating standards and professionalism among the leadership at Columbia Hospitality. The entire team strives to deliver the very best for our owners, guests, business partners, and fellow team members each and every day."

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Julie Meschke
Vice President of Human Resources

"We have a group of tremendously passionate and talented employees. What makes us unique is the way that our values truly live and breathe at Columbia. We hold ourselves to the highest standards, and our values serve as a guide in the way that we make decisions, interact with one another, and all that we do."

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Shannon Galusha
Corporate Culinary Director

"I am ecstatic to be a part of an organization dedicated to people - team members, owners and guests alike. At Columbia Hospitality, each beautifully diverse property embodies the intricacies of their region while boasting the consistency of the Columbia brand. As a leadership team we celebrate our successes while constantly moving towards elevating creativity, quality and consistency."

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Sasha Nosecchi
Director of Retail Innovation

"It is with genuine enthusiasm that I come to work each and every day to partner with our executive leadership team, property General Managers and local vendors to bring those unexpected delights to our guests. It is through these products and experiences that I am able to assist Columbia Hospitality in extending beyond the individual properties into the daily lives of our guests. If you ask me, I have the best job in the company!"

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Kristy Rutledge
Corporate Revenue Manager

"It is a privilege to work with our incredible and unique portfolio while strategizing with many talented individuals on a daily basis. I enjoy collaborating with our team to develop tactical plans to ensure revenue success for each one of our properties."

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Columbia Hospitality

2223 Alaskan Way, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98121
Map & Directions

Phone: 206.239.1800
Fax: 206.239.1801
info@columbiahospitality.com

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