Les KinsethPresidentLes Kinseth is the President of Kinseth Hospitality Companies overseeing the company’s involvement through all hospitality acquisitions, new developments, new construction, major repositioning, and renovations. In his role as president, he oversees new property development for Kinseth Hospitality and is involved in negotiation with management contract partners, franchise organizations, third-party vendors (including contract execution with architects and general contractors), and equity investors.
In addition to his duties as President, Les serves as head of Development/Construction Services and Facilities Management. His duties in this role include supervision of all capital improvement planning, asset management, and construction/renovation procurement for the company. He oversees the architect and general contractor for new construction projects and for the re-development and re-conception of existing hotels. His passion is cultivating a tremendous entrepreneurial spirit within the company through positivity, leadership, and ambition. Through his intense dedication to motivate his associates and demonstrate an uncompromising work ethic he ignites a vision for future growth.
His educational experience includes over 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry including growing up in the business, working for his father in all areas of hospitality operations. Knowledgeable in many areas Les sets the direction for the entire Kinseth Hospitality portfolio, including construction planning and renovation. Les was instrumental in moving Kinseth Hospitality into the role of General Contractor on a number of new hotel development properties and thousands of rooms.
Highly competent in all facets of the hospitality industry, he drives the company’s success by utilizing his hospitality experience for the benefit of all of our guests, owners, and employees.