The Team
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Meet The Team

As pioneers of travel and tourism, we work around the clock to meet the needs of our owner partners and guests. With a team of experienced leaders, each property receives a customized approach that sets the Hogan Hospitality Group apart from other hotel management groups. Our ironclad track record and laser-like focus ensure we deliver outstanding results for property owners.

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Gary Hogan

Chief Executive Officer

With 40 years of experience in hotel management and ownership, Gary Hogan leads with integrity and passion. His dedicated leadership style stems from a long family legacy of management and ownership. 

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Gary Hogan
Chief Executive Officer

With 40 years of experience in hotel management and ownership, Gary Hogan leads with integrity and passion. His dedicated leadership style stems from a long family legacy of management and ownership. 

His parents, travel pioneers Ed and Lynn Hogan, founded Pleasant Travel Service, later known as Pleasant Hawaiian Holidays, in 1959. In 1980, Gary began working under them and continues to foster personable partnerships with owners. Gary’s leadership inspires innovation and creative solutions and creates a workplace culture that is fluid and nimble.

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Geoff Graf

Vice President of Business Development

Hogan Hospitality strengthened its leadership team with the recent addition of Geoff Graf. A 30-year veteran in hospitality, Geoff is responsible for identifying and building strategic partnerships as the Hogan Hospitality portfolio expands.

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Geoff Graf
Vice President of Business Development

Hogan Hospitality strengthened its leadership team with the recent addition of Geoff Graf. A 30-year veteran in hospitality, Geoff is responsible for identifying and building strategic partnerships as the Hogan Hospitality portfolio expands.

His extensive background in property development and asset management, along with his long-standing industry relationships, helps Hogan Hospitality serve an ever-expanding universe of markets on behalf of owners and ownership groups.

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Jerry Sager

Vice President of Revenue

Exceeding the financial expectations of hotel owners requires an effective and stand-out revenue management strategy. 

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Jerry Sager
Vice President of Revenue

Exceeding the financial expectations of hotel owners requires an effective and stand-out revenue management strategy. 

With over 25 years of experience, Jerry is responsible for maximizing revenue at each of Hogan Hospitality's hotels by overseeing pricing, inventory, and yield controls. His ability to develop and execute customized strategies for each market is crucial to the performance of every owner's asset.

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June Pagdilao

Vice President of Sales

Hogan Hospitality Group's sales efforts are driven by June’s high-level of energy and enthusiasm.

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June Pagdilao
Vice President of Sales

Hogan Hospitality Group's sales efforts are driven by June’s high-level of energy and enthusiasm.

A longtime hospitality veteran, June oversees the daily activities of the Sales team and works closely with marketing revenue to ensure successful partner programs. He cultivates global business development and manages key business relationships to support each hotel's sales goals across the portfolio.

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Pansy Mendez

Executive Director of Human Resources

Committed to operational excellence, Pansy has succeeded in creating an elevated employee experience at Hogan Hospitality. 

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Pansy Mendez
Executive Director of Human Resources

Committed to operational excellence, Pansy has succeeded in creating an elevated employee experience at Hogan Hospitality. 

Among her impressive accomplishments, she developed people systems that enabled scalable workforce growth, facilitating transformation and innovation across the brand.

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May Sato

Regional Director of Human Resources

May builds employee engagement by creating a positive work environment that enables employees to thrive and reach peak performance. 

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May Sato
Regional Director of Human Resources

May builds employee engagement by creating a positive work environment that enables employees to thrive and reach peak performance.

May directs all aspects of the hiring lifecycle including recruiting and onboarding. She shares Hogan Hospitality Group’s passion for giving back to local communities by hosting an annual career day for hospitality-focused high school students, developing community relations programs, and spearheading charitable fundraising efforts.

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Imelda Ramirez

Regional Director Of Reservations

With over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Imelda is responsible for managing our call center and customer satisfaction teams. 

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Imelda Ramirez
Regional Director Of Reservations

With over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Imelda is responsible for managing our call center and customer satisfaction teams. 

She handles the day-to-day operations of the departments to ensure all guest reservation policies, standards, and procedures are met to achieve maximum room revenues.

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Taylor Shumate

Digital Marketing Director

Taylor’s extensive hospitality marketing experience with some of the industry’s leading firms has given her an exceptional understanding of how best to achieve owners’ revenue goals through innovative digital marketing strategies.

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Taylor Shumate
Digital Marketing Director

Taylor’s extensive hospitality marketing experience with some of the industry’s leading firms has given her an exceptional understanding of how best to achieve owners’ revenue goals through innovative digital marketing strategies.

In addition to media planning and campaign analysis, Taylor works closely with the sales and revenue teams to develop and execute a comprehensive digital marketing strategy for all the assets in the Hogan Hospitality Group portfolio.

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Kori Strona

Director Of Revenue Management

Tasked with meeting the financial objectives of the portfolio, Kory is responsible for organizing strategies to drive key hotel performance metrics. 

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Kori Strona
Director Of Revenue Management

Tasked with meeting the financial objectives of the portfolio, Kory is responsible for organizing strategies to drive key hotel performance metrics. 

Kory’s previous hotel operations experience helps him explore fresh business opportunities and brainstorm ideas for new revenue programs. He monitors market trends and segment revenue performance to ensure revenue is optimized for each owner.

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Cindi Rosete

National Sales Manager

With over 25 years of experience, Cindi plays a vital role in meeting company revenue targets by generating leads, qualifying prospects, researching the market, and matching our products to client's needs.

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Cindi Rosete
National Sales Manager

With over 25 years of experience, Cindi plays a vital role in meeting company revenue targets by generating leads, qualifying prospects, researching the market, and matching our products to client's needs.

Cindi is a driven hospitality sales executive focused on delivering win-win outcomes for groups and key accounts across Hawaii and the mainland.

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Sharin Rabino

Senior Accounting Manager

Sharon is responsible for managing the regional accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting across the portfolio.

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Sharin Rabino
Senior Accounting Manager

Sharon is responsible for managing the regional accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting across the portfolio.

Sharon has led hospitality accounting teams for nearly 15 years at Marriott, Starwood, and Vistana. Her depth of accounting, budgeting, controls, and financial experience is a tremendous asset to the Hogan Hospitality Group executive team.

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Becky Smith

Regional Sales & Marketing Manager

A graduate of the University of San Diego, Becky has been in the hospitality industry for over 20 years. 

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Becky Smith
Regional Sales & Marketing Manager

A graduate of the University of San Diego, Becky has been in the hospitality industry for over 20 years. 

In her role, she collaborates with various departments to create sales and marketing campaigns that drive revenue to the properties across the portfolio. She is responsible for analyzing results and outcomes to help strategize future sales activities and promotions.