Equis banking on extended stay models for hotel business

Equis Hotels CEO Mike Mullenix got into the hotel business by mistake. In the 1990s, he owned land across from the St. Charles riverboat and thought he would build a hotel there to see what that experience would be like. One hotel then turned into several hotels, he said.

Joseph Leritz

Joseph graduated from the University of Missouri (MIZZOU) in December 2014 with a degree in International Business (B.S. in Business Management & B.A. in International Studies). While studying International Business, Joseph accepted an internship at Ixcacao Maya Belizean Chocolate in San Felipe, Belize – which is located in the #1 tourist destination in Southern Belize. … Continued

Kevin Chapman

Kevin brings several decades of experience in large-volume general contracting, construction management and hospitality architecture to his role as director of new hotel development. As the senior project manager for Peak Construction Group, an affiliated Equis Hotels company, Kevin supervises development, project planning and conceptual design, and serves as construction manager for the entire Equis … Continued

Michael Manna

Michael Manna is the Corporate Controller for EQUIS Hospitality Management, LLC and is responsible for the company portfolio and all hotel financial reporting.  In this role, Manna works closely with each hotel to ensure accountability and profitability.  Before joining EQUIS in 2006, he was with Hilton Hotels Corporation as controller for the Embassy Suites in … Continued

Mohammed Kashif

Kashif joined Equis Hospitality Management, LLC Team as General Manager of the Hampton Inn & Suites Clayton in early 2014, and was instrumental in assisting with the construction and opening of the hotel. Kashif started his hospitality career in 1991 with Marriott International at 1300 room New Orleans Marriott as an entry level employee and … Continued

Gregory Mullenix

Prior to forming Peak Construction Group, LLC with his brothers, Doug and Mike Mullenix, Gregory held various positions within his family’s St. Louis-based real estate development and construction firm, The Mullenix Companies, from 1993 until the family firm disbanded in 2005. During his tenure at the Mullenix Companies, he oversaw the field operations of the … Continued

Michael Mullenix

Prior to forming EQUIS Hospitality Management, LLC with his brothers, Doug and Greg Mullenix, and an affiliate of Rockbridge Capital, LLC in 2005, Michael held various positions in his family’s real estate development, investment, and management firm, The Mullenix Companies based in St. Louis, Missouri from May 1988 until the family firm was disbanded in … Continued