We deliver best-in-class service dedicated to the comfort and enjoyment of our guests in all we do. Our associates are agents of change for the betterment of their communities. We fulfill our promises to business partners and each other through collaborative planning, inspired effort and accountability to our goals.
Geis Hospitality brings years of valuable experience in the hospitality industry from a litany of respected companies and a myriad of focus areas. Our employees have, in many cases, spent their entire careers devoted to mastering the intricacies of the hospitality industry; what works and what does not. Having honed their leadership skills in some of the top ranked hotels and restaurants in the country, our Executive Team brings an arsenal of hospitality knowledge steeped in tradition, with an eagerness to define a new guest experience for the 21st Century. In addition to our specialized hospitality proficiency, Geis Hospitality's parent company, Geis Companies, brings decades of business expertise in property design, financing and management. By having all of these resources under one roof, our speed to market, quality and experience of bringing in projects on time and under budget eliminates the construction risk and makes us the perfect choice for your asset.
Geis Companies, founded by Erwin Geis in 1967, now managed by son Greg, has continued to grow their scope of capabilities and core competencies. Applying the same level of professionalism that the Geis Companies have done on hundreds of real estate ventures, Geis Companies created a hospitality company to not only oversee the management of The Metropolitan at The 9 in Cleveland, but also manage its other urban, mixed-use hotel projects, bars and restaurants in Cleveland and around the country. Geis Hospitality Group is a full-service hospitality management company offering innovative, yet proven, expertise in hotel development, branding, concept creation, design coordination, project management, deal financing, hotel and free standing restaurant, bar and night club operations, marketing,
e-commerce, revenue management and financial reporting.
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Director, People & Culture As a lifelong Clevelander, Patricia Ferry has specialized in Employee Relations and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and building a better experience for employees through these lenses. Patricia have enjoyed a great career in human resources but being the Director of People and Culture here at Geis Hospitality Group is both challenging and rewarding. Supporting our team in service to our clients, residents and guests has been a true highlight of her career.
District Manager Russ Mengle has been with GHG since January of 2016. Russ started in the restaurant business when he was 15 years old giving him 17 years of experience and also became a certified TIPS trainer. Russ was born & raised in the Cleveland area where my family still resides and currently live downtown.
Controller John Bukovsky holds the responsibility of financial reporting for the hotel as the Controller. John grew up in Cleveland where he attended Cleveland State University and received a BBA in accounting that has lead him to 25 years of experience in public accounting. In John’s free time he enjoys camping, fishing and cheering for Cleveland sports.
Marketing Manager Born and raised in the hospitality industry, Aubree Schilder has always had a special place in her heart for sharing the story of brands and connecting people with a memorable experience. Aubree enjoys staying ahead on market trends and creating ever-lasting brands for Geis Hospitality Group.
Graphic Designer Emily Rabatsky grew up in the Cleveland area, and has been doing professional graphic design and illustration since 2012. Her expertise ranges between various creative platforms from print based to digital design, while continuing to be challenged in new creative avenues. Emily owns a home in Lakewood with her husband, where they like to spend time playing with their dog and two cats.
Marketing Coordinator Jessica Massa was born and raised in Cleveland and attended Kent State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management. As the Marketing Coordinator Jess assists in overseeing the marketing and event implementation at all downtown Geis properties. Jess spends most of her free time traveling, hiking and staying active.