Leadership

Dave Hogg, CEO
Dave brings more than 1/3-century of real estate development expertise with General Growth Companies and others.  He started Springwood Hospitality in 2006.  He is a Rotarian, Member of the York County Room Tax Grant Committee, and Committee Member of York County Young Life.  He is past Board Chair of the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau, past Vice President of the Logos Academy school board, past Merit Badge Counselor for Boy Scouts of America, and a co-founder of New Life Presbyterian Church in York, among other charitable activities.  Dave received his bachelor’s degree with honors in Real Estate and Construction Management with a minor in Psychology from the University of Denver.  From the University of Arizona, he received his master’s degree magna cum laude and completed his Ph.D. coursework in Marketing with a minor in Urban Geography.

 

Justin Shelton, President
Justin is a master at hotel operations and management.  He has held the entire range of hotel positions since his start in the hospitality industry at minimum wage in 1992.  Prior to joining Springwood, Justin served four years as Vice President of Operations at LBA Hospitality, a nationally-recognized Marriott and Hilton franchisee.  Previously he served LBA Hospitality as a Bench Manager, General Manager, Regional Director of Operations, and Vice President of Human Resources for a total of four years before his promotion to Vice President of Operations.  During his eight-year tenure with LBA, their portfolio grew from 22 to 60 hotels.  Justin directed the management of this entire portfolio for four years, even after the majority had been sold to Apple REIT Companies.  Justin has implemented a scalable management system that enables daily tracking of revenue and real-time monitoring of labor and all variable expenses on a per-occupied-room basis.  Justin graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management and a minor in Marketing.  He was recently honored as one of Central Pennsylvania’s  Forty Under 40 young executives in 2013.

 

Rob Dietrich, Executive Vice President 
Rob is the Executive Vice President for Springwood Hospitality and oversees the day-to-day operations of our growing portfolio of Hilton- and Marriott-branded hotels.  Rob has been in the hospitality business for over 30 years.  Most recently he served as Vice President of Operations as well as Regional Director of Operations for LBA Hospitality.  During Rob’s ten-year tenure with LBA, the portfolio grew from 26 to 72 hotels, and Rob was instrumental in the operations of all of the properties.  Prior to LBA, Rob worked for Hilton Worldwide in several positions, including Area Director of Operations, General Manager, Opening General Manager, and Assistant General Manager.  Rob earned his degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Forest Park College and presently serves on the Hilton Worldwide Operations Committee for the Embassy Suites, Homewood Suites, and Home2 Suites brands.

 

Stephanie Shelton, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Stephanie leads our sales and marketing efforts for Springwood Hospitality and provides support to the property level Directors of Sales, General Managers, and the Corporate Revenue Management Department.  Her focus is on fostering relationships with our guests, creating customer loyalty, and working with local businesses and national accounts to ensure we are capturing as much of the market share as possible.  Prior to joining Springwood, Stephanie began her career in 1998 at an historic, full service property located in Central Florida.  In 2001 she joined LBA Hospitality as a Director of Sales and quickly grew into a Regional Director of Sales overseeing as many as nineteen Marriott-, Hilton-, and IHG-branded properties and their property level Directors of Sales.  During her tenure with LBA, Stephanie also assisted with the pre- and post-opening sales efforts for numerous properties throughout the southeast.  Stephanie has served on the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Board of Directors since 2012 and presently sits on their Executive Committee.  She was recently honored as one of Central Pennsylvania’s Forty under 40 young executives in 2014. Stephanie was born and raised in Central Florida and has been a Pennsylvania resident since 2009.