Our RLH Corporation Management Team
President & Chief Executive Officer
Greg Mount joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2014. Greg Mount brings more than 25 years of experience to RLH Corporation and prior to joining the company served as President of Richfield Hospitality, Sceptre Hospitality and Richfield Hospitality China, where he executed a number of strategic deals including the acquisition and merger of Whiteboards Labs into Sceptre Hospitality. Previously, he held senior roles at Sage Hospitality, as well as Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, where he led the full-service division responsible for developing franchises and management contracts for the Westin, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, Le Meridien, and Luxury Collection brands in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. Before joining Starwood, Mount held senior operating positions at Interstate Hotels Corporation and Marriott International Hotels, working his way up through a number of hotel and regional management positions before moving into Development.
Douglas L. Ludwig
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Doug joined RLH Corporation in March 2017 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Doug was most recently Chief Financial Officer of Baha Mar Resorts Limited, for the past ten years. Baha Mar is a $3.5 billion new resort and casino project in Nassau, Bahamas. Prior to his time at Baha Mar, Doug served for over twenty years in various accounting, financial and strategic roles at Four Seasons Hotels Inc., including 13 years as Chief Financial Officer. Doug was responsible for all financial aspects of the company as well as leading the strategic initiative in transforming Four Seasons from a real estate intensive lodging model to an asset light services and brand value business. Doug's career began with KPMG where he advanced to senior audit manager prior to joining Four Seasons in 1984.
President, Global Development
Roger Bloss joined RLH Corporation in September 2016 in conjunction with the acquisition of Vantage Hospitality Group. Roger brings more than 40 years of hospitality experience, prior to joining the company he served in executive positions with several major hotel franchise companies and founded Vantage in 1996. Under his leadership, Vantage became a top 10 global hotel company. Roger was named Lodging Magazine’s “Innovator of the Year” in 2006 and 2010, as well as HSMAI’s “Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing” in 2009.
Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
Bill Linehan joined RLH Corporation in February 2014 as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. He has more than 25 years of hospitality experience, most recently as Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director at Richfield Hospitality and Sceptre Hospitality Resources, where he led the sales, marketing and resource management activities surrounding the company's portfolio of hotels and resorts. At Sceptre, Linehan repositioned the company to become a global leader of hotel revenue technologies. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Global Marketing for InterContinental Hotels Group where he established the marketing to re-launch seven IHG brands to the development community. Linehan also previously served as Global Vice President of Marketing, Brand Alignment and Partnerships for Starwood Hotels and Resorts and held sales and marketing positions with both Hyatt and Sheraton.
Bernard (Bernie) Moyle
EVP & Chief Operating Officer
Bernie Moyle joined RLH Corporation in September 2016 in conjunction with the acquisition of Vantage Hospitality Group. While at Vantage, Bernie oversaw the acquisition and exceptional growth of the America’s Best Value Inn brand as well as the launch of Lexington by Vantage. Prior to joining the company, Bernie practiced commercial law for 18 years and was a managing partner at Benson, Moyle, Mucci LLP in Fort Lauderdale.
Harry G. Sladich
Executive Vice President, Hotel Operations and Sales
Harry Sladich serves as Executive Vice President Hotel Operations & Sales for RLH Corporation and is the driving force behind companywide sales initiatives in national and international markets, in addition to leading the team in hotel operations for nearly 2,300 employees at more than 50 hotels. Sladich joined RLH Corporation in 2010 and immediately developed three distinctive segments to more clearly define the RLH Corporation brand for guests and franchisors. In 2013, Sladich launched an adaptive framework website and refreshed Red Lion Hotels branding initiative. He serves on two prominent national industry boards, including the U.S. Travel Association and Destination & Travel Foundation Board of Trustees. Additionally, former Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire appointed Sladich to the Motion Picture Competitiveness board and to the Washington State Convention Center Board of Directors. A 34 year veteran of the hospitality industry, Sladich has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Visit Spokane where he played a key role in building and selling the Spokane and Washington State images. He spent 15 years in hotel operations having served as a General Manager, with extensive experience in rooms division and food and beverage, for hotel developers and operators of multiple franchises including Sheraton, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn and Quality Inn.
Thomas L. McKeirnan
Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Tom McKeirnan has been with the company since 2003 and serves as our Executive Vice President, General Counsel. He has been actively involved in the executive management of the company for almost ten years, having previously served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 2005 to February 2013. Prior to that he served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from January 2004 to February 2005 and Vice President, Assistant General Counsel from July 2003 to January 2004. Prior to joining us, McKeirnan was a partner at the Spokane, Washington law firm of Paine Hamblen Cofflin Brooke & Miller, LLP from January 2002 until July 2003 and an associate attorney at the same firm from 1999 to 2001. McKeirnan was also an associate attorney with the Seattle, Washington law firm of Riddell Williams P.S. from 1995 until 1999. McKeirnan's private legal practice has focused on corporate, transactional, real estate and securities law, with an emphasis on the hospitality industry. While in private practice, McKeirnan represented us as outside counsel on various strategic and transactional matters and also represented WestCoast Hotels, Inc. prior to our acquisition of that company.