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  • 5331 Spring Valley Road, Dallas, TX 75254
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History of Harrell Hospitality

HHG is a leader in hospitality management in the USA. HHG is one of a small group of management companies approved as franchisee by Marriott, where the operator is independent of the ownership of the hotel. The Company is also approved by Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, Intercontinental, Radisson and most other hotel franchise companies.

HHG was incorporated in 1989, with the name changed to Harrell Hospitality Group in 2006.

HHG’s executives collectively have experience in the management of more than 100 hotels, in senior on site, regional or corporate positions. The information below details the company’s experience in: executive meetings and conferences, Caribbean resorts, asset management, and construction and renovation, as evidence of the Company’s executive’s breadth of experience in hotel and resort operations, development, asset management and consulting.

PAUL BARHAM - Chief Executive Officer

PAUL BARHAM - Chief Executive Officer

Paul was born and raised in the UK, where he became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants before he came across the pond to the United States. His focus during the years prior to HHG was in finance and accounting, working in positions from hotel controller to corporate VP Finance, with experience from Caribbean resorts to mainland large full service hotels.

Paul is the Company’s CEO and also heads the company’s development and acquisition activities. He is married, has twin boys in their twenties, a younger son in college, is active in his church and is passionate about helping others less fortunate.

MIKE HENDRICK - VP of Project Management

MIKE HENDRICK - VP of Project Management

Mike has spent most of his career in the management of top tier hotels across the United States from Hawaii to Philadelphia. Mike heads the Project Management portion of the team working alongside ownership, builders, and brands to ensure a positive outcome. Recently recognized by Marriott for Renovation of the year for the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott. Mike also opened a Courtyard hotel in May of 2017 and a Hyatt Place in October of 2018. Both ground up new builds.

Mike enjoys fishing, golf, and when time permits running Triathlons.

JEFF HACKETT - Vice President Corporate Controller

JEFF HACKETT - Vice President Corporate Controller

Jeff graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989 with a BS in Accounting. During his 25 year career in the hotel business he has gained experience in management and accounting in both centralized and de-centralized environments. He began his career as an intern with Vista International and honed his skills in building efficiencies and advancing individuals under his supervision, holding positions from unit controller, to area controller to regional controller over 10 properties with a total of $65m in annual revenues.

Jeff loves to watch his daughter play softball (a collegiate star!) and support his Pittsburgh Steelers

Erin Bertollini - Vice President of Operations

Erin Bertollini - Vice President of Operations

Erin graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Business. An award winning hotel executive, Erin grew up in hospitality, working in the industry since the age of 15.

Erin leads the company’s operations team. Prior to joining HHG, Erin gained extensive expertise in hotel management operating Marriott, Hilton, Courtyard by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott and Radisson hotels with an emphasis on continued improvement in guest satisfaction, F&B excellence, associate engagement and premium financial performance.

Erin is an avid sports fan, loves travelling and spending time with his wife and three daughters.

Olivia Musick - Director of Centralized Accounting

Olivia is originally from Amarillo, Texas and grew up in the in the DFW metroplex. She has worked in the Hospitality Industry since 2003. She started as a Front Desk Agent, worked in Sales and Operations before finding her way to Accounting. She has worked as Property Controller, Area Controller and Centralized Accounting Manager in the select service hotel market, most recently working as Director of Finance at a full-service Marriott.

Olivia enjoys spending time with her daughter, two cats and two dogs. She is a loyal Cowboys fan and enjoys live music.

Michael Murphy - Corporate Director of Revenue Management

Michael started his Hospitality career as a night auditor right after high school while attending College. While his career has spanned over 30 years and counting, he has gained a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of hotels along with food and beverage operations. He has gained experience with all major brands along with resorts and independent hotels. The most recent 10 years his concentration has been in Sales and Revenue Generation.

When Michael is not reviewing data, you can find him with his two French Bulldogs, Hugo and Caesar, traveling or at home in the garden.

Taylor Barham - Project Manager

Taylor was born and raised in Southlake, Texas. He has spent his career in both the Hospitality and Construction Industries. He fell in love with construction at the age of 11, while going on his first Family Mission trip. Taylor started his career as a helping hand in the opening of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Frisco. Throughout his construction career, he’s moved up from a Project Engineer to Superintendent. Taylor is now the Project Manager and has been part of 13 hotel projects valuing at $400 Million.

Taylor is an avid sports fan, loves being active in his church, loves to travel and spending time with friends.

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