Keith AlexanderSenior Vice President of OperationsAs Senior Vice President of Operations, Keith is responsible for the overall financial and operational performance of Schulte Hospitality's portfolio of hotel assets. He oversees a team of sales, revenue and operations professionals whose objective is to see that all of the hotel assets are aligned with the company's culture and core values; ensuring the delivery of exceptional financial results to our owners; delivering memorable guest experiences; and driving loyalty and retention among our team members. Keith brings with him over 20 years of industry knowledge and experience with highly- reputable, hospitality organizations such as Noble Investment Group and GF Management.
Keith joined Schulte Hospitality in 2011 and previously held the position of Regional Vice President for its full-service portfolio, and Vice President of Operations. During that time, Keith was responsible for leading Schulte Hospitality Operations during a period that saw the company grow from $91 million in annual revenues to over $280 million. Keith, who also represents Schulte Hospitality in brand/owner relations, also serves on the Advisory Council for Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites by Hilton. Keith is married to his wife of seven years, Thais, and has two children, Tessa and Thiago.
Jason PeoplesSenior Vice PresidentJason helped grow and directly oversees the performance and development of a team of 20+ above property Sales support leaders, as well as 100+ property level Sales leaders. Jason's career has developed alongside of Schulte's portfolio growth from 24 hotels to over 100, during which time Jason has held roles as General Manager, Regional Vice President of Operations, Senior Regional Vice President of Operations, and Vice President of Sales.
Prior to Joining Schulte in 2014, he spent 14 years with Hotels Unlimited where he learned each discipline of the hotel industry from his roles as Executive Chef, Director of Catering, Revenue Manager, Assistant General Manager, and General Manager. His multi-faceted background brings a unique perspective to his current role as Senior Vice President of Sales.
Originally from Trenton New Jersey, Jason currently resides in South Florida with his wife Kristen, and two young children Harper and Jaxson. During down time, he enjoys running, golfing and exploring new hotels with his family.