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Management Team

Sloan Dean

Sloan Dean

Chief Executive Officer & President
Joined Remington in 2018 and was with Ashford for the 5 years prior; most recently as SVP of Underwriting and Revenue Optimization. Prior to Ashford, Sloan held several senior positions with Interstate Hotels, Alliance Hospitality, Noble Investment Group, IHG and Oliver Wyman.
 
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • Member of Owner Advisory Councils for Sheraton, Embassy Suites and Distribution Owner Council for Hilton Hotels
  • HSMAI Board of Directors, awarded HSMAI Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing in 2012
  • Member of AH&LA's Consumer Innovation Forum
Education
  • Georgia Tech, B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering and a Certificate in Finance
Jarrad J. Evans

Jarrad J. Evans

Chief Investment Officer
Joined Remington in 2019 with more than 20 years of experience in business development and acquisition leadership positions in the hospitality and leisure industries. Prior to Remington, Jarrad served at Senior Vice President, Business Development & Strategy for Benchmark, a Global Hospitality Company.
 
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • Served on Hilton Curio Owner Advisory Committee
Education
  • Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business, MBA
  • Ohio University, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, BS
Stan Kennedy

Stan Kennedy

Chief Operating Officer
Joined Remington in 2001 with over 36 years in hotel and restaurant leadership positions in the hospitality industry with experience in most major brands.   
 
Awards, Leadership Positions and memberships
  • Awarded General Manager of the Year, and Remington President's Club Member
  • Served on Marriott Courtyard Franchise Advisory Committee
  • United States Air Force, Non Commissioned Officer Leadership Certification
Education
  • Oklahoma State University, Hotel Restaurant Administration, CHA, Dean's Honor Roll
  • University of Alaska Anchorage, Business Studies
Michael Karicher

Michael Karicher

Executive Vice President of Human Resources
Joined Remington in 2015 and has over 25 years experience in Human Resources and Accounting/Finance in the Financial Services, Telecommunications and Healthcare industries.
 
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Clara Barton Leadership Award Recipient
Education
  • Lehigh University, BS
Jim Cowen

Jim Cowen

General Counsel
Joined Remington in 2005 and has over 20 years of legal experience in hospitality and construction industries.
 
Education
  • University of Texas, Master of Public Affairs
  • University of Texas, JD
  • University of Florida, BA
Karim Sachedina

Karim Sachedina

Executive Vice President of Revenue Optimization
Joined Remington in 2004 and has over 20 years of experience in revenue management, hotel finance and asset management.
 
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • Multiple patents awarded in the fields of forecasting, business operation planning and facilities management
Education
  • University of Tehran, MBA
  • Premier College, Pakistan, Bachelor of Commerce
Robert King

Robert King

Senior Vice President of Accounting
Joined Remington in 2013 with over 20 years of experience in finance and the hospitality industry.
 
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • Leadership positions with Hilton Worldwide
  • Served on the Executive Committee for Hilton Reservations Worldwide
  • Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) - Member
Education
  • University of Memphis, MBA
  • University of Memphis, BS
Michael Newbrand

Michael Newbrand

Senior Vice President of Operations

Joined Remington in 2007 with over 30 years of experience in multi-unit management, training and revenue generation.

 
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • Remington President's Club winner and member
Education
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Amberton University, MBA
Joe Masi

Joe Masi

Senior Vice President Operations

Joined Remington in 2019 with over 30 years of hotel and corporate leadership experience, primarily with Marriott branded hotels, of which 10 years were spent in Asia Pacific and Russia.

 
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • General Manager of the Year and Hotel of the Year
  • Adjunct instructor at Hong Kong Poly Technic University
Education
  • Johnson and Wales University A.S. F&B Management and Culinary Arts
  • Johnson and Wales University B.S. Hotel, Restaurant, Institutional Management
Hassan Majd

Hassan Majd

Senior Vice President of Operating Performance and Improvement
Joined Remington in 1993 and has over 35 years of hotel experience.
 
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • Certified Hotel Administrator, American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute
  • Six-time Remington General Manager of the Year
  • Remington President's Club winner and member
  • Archie Bennett Lifetime Achievement winner
Education
  • University of Colorado
Benjamin Vega

Benjamin Vega

Senior Vice President of Analytics and Optimization
Joined Remington in 2015 with over 14 years of revenue management, pricing, credit policy and operations strategy.   
 
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • Leadership positions in the Financial Services industry
Education
  • Arizona State University, M.S.
  • University of Texas at El Paso, B.S.
Tom Riley

Tom Riley

Senior Vice President of Business Development

Joined Remington in 2020 with over 30 years of Hotel and Resort Acquisitions & Development, Finance and Accounting, and Operations experience.

 
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • Board Member and former President, Penn State Hotel and Restaurant Society
  • Former Board Member, Penn State University College of Health and Human Development Alumni Society
  • Council of Advisors and former Board Member - Jubilee Support Alliance, Washington, D.C
Education
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University - M.B.A
  • Penn State University - B.S
Jay Hubbs

Jay Hubbs

Senior Vice President of Commercial Services
Joined Remington in 2013 and has over 20 years of experience in travel eCommerce, distribution and revenue management.
 
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • Chair, HSMAI Digital Marketing Council
  • Member, HSMAI Revenue Management Advisory Board
  • Certified Hospitality Digital Marketer, HSMAI
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, MBA
  • Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration, BS
Theo Holloway

Theo Holloway

Vice President of Digital Marketing

Joined Remington in 2011 and has over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry.

 

Awards, leadership positions and memberships

  • AH&LA Consumer Innovation Forum (CIF) Distribution Working Group
  • CHDM and Incoming Chair HSMAI's Digital Marketing Advisory Board
  • Founding member of Hilton's eCommerce Forum
Education
  • University of Colorado, B.A.
Robert P. Carl

Robert P. Carl

Vice President of Facilities and Capital Planning

Rejoined Remington in 2020 after spending the past 14 years at FelCor Lodging Trust as Senior Vice President, Design and Construction. Rob originally joined Remington in 1995 and served as Vice President of Purchasing and Project Management, Vice President of New Openings and Conversions and on the Operations team as a Regional Vice President.

 

Awards, leadership positions and memberships

  • Recipient of Pennsylvania State University Hotel Restaurant Society Alumni Achievement Award
  • Hilton Hotels Product Advisory Committee
  • Founding Board member of Pennsylvania Chapter of Travel and Tourism Research Assoc.
Education
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S.