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Mission

Salt Hotels is a family business born from a lifetime of hospitality experience. Our mission is simple. We create settings and scenarios that connect people together. We create a home for our guests - and we care for our employees like family.

We encourage people to be themselves and create honest, genuine, and thoughtful experiences. We are passionate about our role within our local communities through education, employment, charity & community partnerships.

 

We are focused on service and led by design. Salt Hotels integrates the design, amenities, and technology of large lifestyle hotels with the intimate, personal service, unique character, and community connections of a small inn no matter the scale of our projects.

Salt Hotels is a full service hospitality company providing comprehensive services in hotel management, design & development, creative services, sales & marketing, revenue management, food & beverage development and management, and human resources.

 

Our Team

A tight collective of hospitality innovators.

 
 
 
 
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David Bowd

Chief executive officer

David’s accomplished experience in hotel operations brings a passion for service, skillful revenue management and a strong focus on guest experience.

 
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Kevin o’Shea

Chief creative officer

Kevin brings his unique talents for creating dynamic interior environments, art direction, and signature food and beverage concepts.

 
 
 

 

OUR TEAM

 
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Jenni Loughman

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Jenni runs operations for Salt's growing collection of hotels and spearheads all hotel openings.

 
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CHAD VALANZOLA

MARKETING

Chad develops multi-media marketing strategies to drive awareness and engagement for all the Salt Hotels Properties.

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Corey NickELs

FINANCE

An industry veteran, Corey keeps Salt Hotel’s books balanced and ensures financial transparency and communication.

 
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Julia Harvey

REVENUE

Julia is responsible for the implementation of revenue management and distribution strategies in order to optimize and maximize revenue and profits across the portfolio.

 
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Sean Bradshaw

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Sean is a certified sommelier, a passionate cook, and an experienced operator who brings a variety of food & beverage to life from concept to day-to-day execution.

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Larry Harpish

OPERATIONS

As Asbury Park’s Regional General Manager, Larry manages the operation of multiple hotels, plus a music venue, bowling alley and retro diner.

 
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Kat Bangs

CREATIVE

Kat works to build brand identities through design and create experiential touch points that elevates and personalizes a guests’ stay.

 
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JOSH BALLARD

PROGRAMMING

Josh has many years of experience as a planner and producer of live music, arts, and entertainment events. Josh creates dynamic and ever-changing experiences for our guests to enjoy.

 
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Leanne ballard

SALES

Leanne leads Sales and Business Development. An accomplished innovator in the hospitality field, Leanne finds new ways to introduce Salt Hotels to corporate and leisure segments while meeting the ambitious goals she creates for her teams.

 
 
 
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Join Our Team

SALT HOTELS IS ALWAYS SEEKING PASSIONATE, CARING, AND VIBRANT INDIVIDUALS TO JOIN OUR TEAM AT ALL LEVELS.

If you are interested in being considered for employment please use this form and someone from our team will be in touch.