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About WHG Companies, LLC

Beginning as an independent owner/operator, WHG has grown due to its success implementing creative marketing strategies and combining them with exceptional customer service programs.

Fusing development services with operational support, WHG is positioned to contribute to every aspect of a hotel. From a conceptual idea to an existing, mature property, we can assist with any facet specific to your needs.

Introducing Brian Wogernese, CEO

Brian Wogernese, CEO, has been working in the hotel industry since 1990, and started WHG Companies In 1999.

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Introducing Kim Wogernese, CFO

Kim has served as the Chief Financial Officer of WHG Companies, LLC since its conception in 2007. With over 15 years experience working in the hospitality services industry Ki...

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Introducing Steph Brooks, VP of Operations

Stephanie Brooks has been working in hotels since 1997. With over 18 years’ experience in the hotel business with WHG Companies, Stephanie has worked in many facets of t...

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Introducing Jeremy J. Murray, Regional Manager

Jeremy Murray joined the WHG team as a Regional Director of Operations in 2017. Having grown up in and around the hospitality industry as a young child, Jeremy has always had ...

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Introducing LeaAnn Vaughn, Regional Manager

LeaAnn Vaughn joined WHG in 2016. Prior to joining the WHG team she held General Manager positions under Wyndham, Choice, and IHG Brands 2005 to 2016. LeaAnn managed IHG and C...

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Introducing Brandi Deutsch, Regional Manager

Brandi joined WHG in 2017. Prior to being named Regional Manager, she assisted in the opening and was the General Manager for the brand new Sleep Inn and Suites in Fargo, ND f...

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Introducing Amanda Engstrom, Regional Manager

Amanda joined WHG in 2010. Prior to being named Regional Manager, she was the General Manager of the Comfort Suites in Oshkosh, WI. Her previous positions with WHG have includ...

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Introducing Mary Schaefer, Regional Manager

Mary Schaefer has Managed & Trained in the Hospitality Industry at TGI Fridays, Treasure Island Casino, AmericInn, and Carlson. Working throughout the Midwest, with expans...

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Introducing J.R. Woolridge, Regional Manager

J.R. Woolridge III Regional Director for WHG Co LLC. Prior to joining WHG as Regional Director Woolridge was the General Manager of the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites in Punxs...

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Introducing Brandy Pearce, Property Support Manager

Prior to WHG, Brandy worked in all roles at the Cobblestone Hotel and Suites of Punxsutawney, PA. Brandy was hired in Housekeeping to open the hotel in September of 2014. She ...

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Introducing Brandy Lubbers, Property Support Manager

Prior to joining property support, Brandy assisted in the opening and was the General Manager for the brand new Cobblestone Inn & Suites in Ord, NE for a year. Brandy’s ...

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Introducing Sarah Miller, Property Support Manager

Sarah started her hospitality career at the beginning of 2016 working as a Guest Service Representative at the Country Inn and Suites in Ames, Iowa. Since her beginning, Sarah...

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