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Mr. Michael P. Holtz, President


Michael P. Holtz founded MPH Hotels, Inc. in 2003. This is a privately held company that develops, builds and manages hotels. Mr. Holtz is  the Former Chairman Of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of a publicly traded company listed on NASDAQ:NMS. He was elected to the Hospitality Hall of Fame in 1991 by Lodging Magazine. He founded, designed, developed and managed the AmeriHost Inn hotel brand from inception to nearly 125 hotels open. He has also developed and constructed over 150 hotels in 20 states, acquired, renovated and repositioned over 50 hotels. He grew a company from 2 employees to over 2,500 associates in 18 states. and was the president of a Top Ten fastest growing companies in Illinois by Crain's Chicago Business Review in 1996.





Mr. Michael B. Holtz, Executive Vice President


Michael B Holtz joined the company in May of 2009 as a project manager for the construction of an 86 room Comfort Suites.  Over the next couple years he worked in operations starting at the front desk until being promoted to General Manager.  After a brief hiatus from the hotel business for 18 months he returned to MPH Hotels Inc. as Director of Purchasing in November 2009 which led to a VP of Development title in January 2011.  Since 2011 Michael B. has developed and constructed 10 hotels in 4 states.   He formed Waterview Hospitality LLC in February 2016 as a hotel management company for all future developments of MPH Hotels, Inc. Currently as Executive Vice President of MPH Hotels, Inc. he is responsible for overseeing all construction and operations while working with the President of the company on new developments.








Ms. Christina M. Holtz, Pet Division Manager

Christina Holtz joined MPH Hotels in August of 2019 as Pet Hotel Division Manager where she will focus on developing the company’s new pet care division. Prior to joining the company, Christina worked as an attorney at law firms in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. for over six years where she served as the primary point of contact for large clients and managed a team of attorneys and paralegals. Christina previously worked with MPH Hotels at the company’s Holiday Inn Express in Lake Zurich, IL in 2009.





Mr. Drew Locher, Vice President of Construction

Drew Locher joined MPH Hotels in February of 2022 as Vice President of Construction. He holds an unlimited Florida Certified General Contractor License and comes to MPH with over 20 years of experience in resort and hospitality development with such companies as St. Joe Towns & Resorts, Intrawest Placemaking, The Kessler Collection and Mosaic-Streamsong Resort. Drew is our GC qualifier and is responsible for all construction activities for MPH Hotels and Bay Paws Pet Resorts.