Built to be the best, our commitment to delivering excellence is our bridge to a progressive, successful future.

With over 8,500+ Rooms and nearly one million square feet of meeting space, John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts consistently ranks as one of the top hotel companies in the nation.

Built on a long standing legacy that has garnered numerous awards and accolades, John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts consistently ranks as one of the top hotel companies in the nation.

With over 8,500 guest rooms and nearly one million square feet of meeting space spanning 16 states, John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest private independent owners and hotel management companies in the United States. Our practical experience and a hands on approach has led us to long term profitability with a solid growing portfolio of full service hotels, convention centers and spas.

As we move forward we will blend our nearly five decades of experience and business acumen with an innovative, forward-thinking approach to ensure that John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard in hospitality management and hotel development.

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John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts maintains a long tradition of quality with a renewed passion. We’re building upon this legacy of excellence and focusing on the future of the company, developing new properties that are sure to excel while continuing to outperform our competition.

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A STRONG LEADERSHIP TEAM SETTING THE STANDARDS

Our company strives to reach higher standards than those required by our individual brands. Hotels are expected to be quality leaders in their markets, and associates consistently go above and beyond the scope of their titles. Because of their hard work and dedication, we are not surprised to see our employees and properties recognized by their respective brands, as well as the industry and individual communities.

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Jacqueline Dowdy

Chief Executive Officer

The leader of our executive management team, Jacqueline A. Dowdy, has many years of unique experience in the hospitality industry, having worked with John Q. Hammons in various capacities since 1972. [read more]

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Joe Morrissey

Senior VP of Operations

As the Senior Vice President of Operations for the company, Joe Morrissey is responsible for maximizing the returns of each property under management, through a commitment to product quality, the management [read more]

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Greggory Groves

Senior VP and General Counsel

Greggory Groves is General Counsel for John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts. His responsibilities include real estate and financing transactions, hotel development activities, acquisitions / dispositions, operational [read more]

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Christopher Smith

Senior VP of Administration & Control

Christopher Smith contributes to the company’s overall success through conscientious oversight of the internal audit, accounting, procurement, and information technology departments. Mr. Smith’s expertise [read more]

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Phill Burgess

VP of Sales and Revenue Optimization

Phill Burgess leads the company’s efforts in sales and revenue optimization, creating innovative new approaches for capturing market share and growing the company’s revenue potential. His extensive experience  [ Read More ]

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Kent Foster

VP of Human Resources

Kent Foster’s role as Vice President of Human Resources includes acquiring and retaining the exceptional talent that is the backbone of John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts. With more than two decades’ experience  [ Read More ]

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Bill George

VP of Capital Planning and Asset Management

As John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts’ (JQH) vice president of capital planning and asset management, Bill George is responsible for leading and managing the execution of capital projects, hotel level [ Read More ]

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Rick Beran

VP of Food & Beverage

As the Vice President of Food and Beverage, Rick Beren will help deliver Mr. Hammons legacy of optimizing service standards, delivering top and bottom line performance, and maximizing the value of our food and  [ Read More ]

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Patrick Blache

VP Information Technology

Patrick strategically directs JQH IT at the corporate and portfolio levels leveraging cutting-edge technologies and strategies to ensure we deliver optimal technology service levels for our properties, guests [ Read More ]

A Legacy Of Giving

JQH’s formalized collaboration with Convoy of Hope aligns with our company’s pillar of community service established by John Q. Hammons and his wife, Juanita, more than 50 years ago. JQH’s Legacy of Giving will also complement the various cause-related opportunities our hotels currently participate in at the local level across the country.

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JQH’S EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON OMAHA − LA VISTA TO HOST HUNDREDS OF VIETNAM VETERANS IN NEBRASKA PRIOR TO FLIGHT TO VISIT VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL IN WASHINGTON D.C.

OMAHA/LA VISTA, Neb. & SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – February 9, 2017 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Omaha − La Vista Hotel & Conference Center in Nebraska is continuing to collaborate with Omaha, Nebraska-based non-profit Patriotic Productions to honor our U.S. military. The 257-suite hotel is planning to host more than 600 Vietnam Veterans on May 1, 2017, prior to the veterans’ participating in a Vietnam Veterans Flight to Washington D.C. from Nebraska that is being organized by Patriotic Productions. Four planes are reserved for this landmark occasion, with the event being touted as the largest organized Vietnam Veterans contingent to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial from any U.S. state. Springfield, Missouri-based JQH is a leading private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States, including operating more than 1 million square feet of superb meeting space. “Supporting those men and women who have bravely served in our United States Armed Forces is a shared commitment across the JQH national hotel portfolio,” said

JQH NAMES SANDY CLINTON DIRECTOR OF SALES AT EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON SAN MARCOS IN TEXAS

SAN MARCOS, Texas & SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – January 30, 2017 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Sandy Clinton is the new director of sales at the company’s 283-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel, Conference Center & Spa in San Marcos, Texas. Clinton joins JQH with more than 18 years of hospitality experience, including hands-on knowledge of Hays and Bexar Counties and university market expertise in Texas. Springfield, Missouri-based JQH is a leading private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States, including operating more than 1 million square feet of superb meeting space. Clinton’s career includes roles as regional director of sales for San Antonio, Texas-based ABH Hospitality Management and as global sales director − state government and associations for Irving, Texas-based La Quinta Hotel Management. She also worked at the Hilton College Station & Conference Center located near Texas A&M University. She was responsible for sales and marketing efforts for the 303-room hotel, which features 27,000 square feet of meeting space. Clinton is a Certified

Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center has named Paul Trout as its executive chef.

Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center, located in the Ozark Mountains in Southwest Missouri, has named Paul Trout as its executive chef. Prior to working at the resort, Trout served as sous chef and banquet chef for Tapas Downtown in Redding, California. See more: "People On The Move - .hotelsmag.com"

JQH NAMED RECIPIENT OF MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL’S SPIRIT TO SERVE AWARD

JQH Continues Mr. John Q. Hammons’ Legacy of Giving Back as Heart of Business SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – January 9, 2017 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that the company was recently honored with Marriott International, Inc.’s 2016 Spirit to Serve Award during the MINA and Full Service Owners Conference. The world’s largest hotel company recognized JQH’s serving in the community, which aligns with Marriott’s initiatives of: employee volunteerism, in-kind and cash donations, non-profit organizations supported, and community activities and partnerships. Springfield, Missouri-based JQH is a leading private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States, including operating more than 1 million square feet of superb meeting space. Marriott noted JQH’s efforts to make a significant impact on the lives of children and families in the United States and abroad through JQH’s national philanthropic partnership with Convoy of Hope (COH), an international relief organization. Through JQH’s Legacy of Giving cause with Convoy of Hope, an average of 562 children per month have been fed and supported since the partnership began

BEN LOGAN JOINS JQH’S RENAISSANCE DALLAS RICHARDSON HOTEL AS GENERAL MANAGER

Award-Winning Hotel GM Brings In-Depth Experience in Local Market DALLAS/RICHARDSON, Texas & SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – December 6, 2016 – John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Ben Logan has been hired as the new general manager of the company’s Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel located north of downtown Dallas. With 24 years of hospitality experience, including in-depth knowledge of the Dallas/Richardson market, Logan will oversee management of this TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame hotel. The 335-room/suite, AAA Four Diamond property is owned and operated by Springfield, Missouri-based JQH under license from Marriott International, Inc. or one of its affiliates. JQH is a leading private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States. “Ben is a natural fit as the new general manager of JQH’s Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel,” said Mark Wasiak, JQH’s regional vice president. “Ben has proven experience with upscale, full-service properties; is entrenched in the local market; and is focused on inspiring hotel teams to deliver an exceptional guest experience.” Prior to joining JQH, Logan served as

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