Professional Hospitality Management


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 Amanda Engstrom, President

Prior to being named President, she was a Regional Manager for WHG. Additional positions held include: General Manager of the Comfort Suites in Oshkosh, WI,  General Manager ...

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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 Rebekah Boettcher, Regional Manager

Rebekah Boettcher began her hospitality career in 1998 as Night Auditor in Dayton, Ohio.  Since then she has served as Guest Services Manager, Office Manager, Revenue Man...

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Tara McLaughlin, Regional Manager

Tara joins WHG with a diverse background in hotel management, sales and marketing, and team building. Getting her start in the hotel industry in 1992, Tara has held numerous p...

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Andrew Wright, Regional Manager

From Andrew’s hospitality entrance in 1995 working in free standing restaurants, this experience was his introduction and doorway into the American Hotel Industry. Andre...

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Julie Hellman, Regional Manager

Julie Hellman brings extensive knowledge of the current client base in the Midwest market to her new position as a Regional Manager with WHG. Having previously worked as Distr...

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Introducing Jackie Klehr, Regional Manager

Prior to joining WHG as a Regional Director Jackie was a General Manager for 12 years. Jackie also was a Task Force General Manager for a year with the past management company...

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Brian Milleville, Regional Manager

With over a decade of experience in the hotel industry, private sector & public sector, Brian brings a wealth of experience to WHG.   Brian started out as a front desk c...

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Introducing J.R. Woolridge, Regional Manager

Prior to joining WHG as Regional Director Woolridge was the General Manager of the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites in Punxsutawney, PA. Before Joining the WHG and Cobblestone t...

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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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