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In 2016, Waterview Hospitality, LLC was formed as a joint venture with Michael B. Holtz and Michael P. Holtz to undertake the management of the hotels that MPH Hotels, Inc. develops.  Waterview's primary objective is to maximize the Net Operating Income of each hotel to bring the full value to the ownership entity of that particular hotel. Waterview’s objective is to manage limited service and extended stay hotels in the eastern part of the United States.  Lastly, Waterview’s success will be accomplished through a strong adherence to the Guiding Principles of the Company.

Waterview contracted with MPH Hotels, Inc. the same Daily Reporting System web based program called DRSPro. Every day all members of the company login into the system and review all the important revenue and payroll information of our hotels. You can compare them to last year and to budget.  They can also compare themselves with the other hotels in our group. If you would like more information about DRSPro you can click here.

 

 

Team

Michael B. Holtz

Michael B. formed Waterview Hospitality LLC as the majority owner and manager in February 2016 and joined MPH Hotels in May of 2009 as a project manager for the construction of an 86 room Comfort Suites.  Over the next couple years he worked in operations starting at the front desk until being promoted to General Manager.  After a brief hiatus from the hotel business for 18 months he returned to MPH Hotels Inc. as Director of Purchasing in November 2009 which led to a VP of Development title in January 2011.  Since 2011 Michael B. has developed and constructed 13 hotels in 4 states.   He formed Waterview Hospitality LLC in February 2016 as a hotel management company for all future developments of MPH Hotels, Inc.

MB 23 LLC:

MB 23 LLC was formed in October 2014 with Michael B Holtz owning 100%.  This is a hotel investment company.  Since inception MB 23 has invested in 8 hotel deals as manager and/or member.

 

 

Michael P. Holtz

Michael P. founded MPH Hotels, Inc. in 2003. This is a privately held company that develops, builds and manages hotels. Mr. Holtz is  the Former Chairman Of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of a publicly traded company listed on NASDAQ:NMS. He was elected to the Hospitality Hall of Fame in 1991 by Lodging Magazine. He founded, designed, developed and managed the AmeriHost Inn hotel brand from inception to nearly 125 hotels open. He has also developed and constructed over 150 hotels in 20 states, acquired, renovated and repositioned over 50 hotels. He grew a company from 2 employees to over 2,500 associates in 18 states. and was the president of a Top Ten fastest growing companies in Illinois by Crain's Chicago Business Review in 1986.

Ms. Jessica Neville, Vice President of Operations

Jessica Neville joined the company in January of 2009 as the General Manager of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Lake Zurich IL.  Jessica came to us with over 15 years in the Hospitality Industry working for brands such as Courtyard by Marriott, Homewood Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Radisson and Hampton Inn.  She graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelors in Business and a specialization in Hospitality Management.  Four years after joining us as a General Manager, Jessica was promoted to Regional Director of Operations.  She has a strong passion and commitment to excellence with a goal to ensure that we surpass our competitors by operating the best hotel in the market, while ensuring the company's financial, business and customer service objectives are achieved.

Ms. Christina M. Holtz, Pet Division Manager

Christina Holtz joined us in August of 2019 as Pet Hotel Division Manager where she will focus on developing the company’s new pet care division. Prior to joining the company, Christina worked as an attorney at law firms in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. for over six years where she served as the primary point of contact for large clients and managed a team of attorneys and paralegals. Christina previously worked with MPH Hotels at the company’s Holiday Inn Express in Lake Zurich, IL in 2009.
   

Mr. Adam Friederich, Director of Revenue Management and Purchasing

Adam Friederich joined us in March of 2009 as the Front Office Manager of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Lake Zurich, IL.  Adam has been in the Hospitality Industry for 19 years having worked for Doubletree, Wolfgang Puck’s, Walt Disney World Resorts, Sheraton and Hard Rock Hotels.  In 2006, Adam graduated from the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management.  Adam was promoted to General Manager of the Comfort Suites in Champaign-Urbana, IL in 2010 until the hotel sold in 2015.  Adam relocated with the company to Trinity, FL to open the Holiday Inn Express & Suites as General Manager until it sold in 2017.  Adam is now part of the Corporate Team and responsible for Revenue Management, Purchasing, Accounting and new hotel openings. 

 

Ms. Molly Murphy, Director of People and Culture

Molly Murphy joined the company in 2017 as the General Manager of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in St. Petersburg/Madeira Beach, FL. Molly came to us with over 20 years in the hospitality industry working for brands such as Hilton, Marriott, Starwood, and the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort. Molly attended The University of South Florida and is now a part of our corporate team as the Director of People and Culture. She is responsible for various HR roles including the recruitment of upper management level positions, onboarding team members, and performing company orientations. She has a strong passion for people and ensuring our company’s culture is upheld through creative avenues at every one of our hotels.

 

Mr. Michael Koker, Regional Director of Operations

Michael Koker rejoined our team in 2019 as the Regional Director of Operations for WV/OH.  Michael first began his hospitality career in 2003 with us as a Front Desk Manager while acquiring his degree from Hocking College. Throughout his 18 years in the industry he has worked at Choice, Marriott, Wyndham, and Hilton branded hotels in progressively responsible positions such as Front Office Manager, General Manager, and Corporate Director of Revenue Management. In 2012, he opened our award winning Fairfield Inn and Suites in Marietta, OH. He is dedicated to providing the best quality of care for guests and to valuing his employees and team members. He is committed to surpassing our competitors on guest service, employee engagement and market share.

 

100 2nd Avenue South

Suite 1103 - S

St. Petersburg, FL 33701

P: (727) 592-4927

mikebholtz@mphhotels.com