Management

Service Driven Leadership

What We Believe

We believe our values, personal relationships and solid track record enables us to grow and develop your company and ours. We do this with steady, planned growth and strategic partnerships. We deliver tremendous value to our guests while bringing top notch management solutions to hotel owners.
Strategic Partnerships

Strategic Partnerships

We look to align our expertise with other groups that are highly specialized in areas of development and real estate investing.

Associates

Associates

As our single most important asset we seek to hire, effectively train and genuinely care for each individual. Our success is a mere reflection of the success we are able to help each associate realize both in their professional and personal lives.

Brands

Brands

Working with well-known brands provides us with a strong identity within the marketplace and helps us drive market share.

Profitability

Profitability

Solid brands, well-kept facilities, aggressive revenue management and thorough relationship-based sales efforts deliver strong top-line revenue. Detailed budgeting and efficient operations ensure the asset produces solid year-over-year returns.

Growing Your Properties

Bringing The Best In Service, Expertise, And Vision

A well-rounded group of professionals with vast experience in operations, accounting, sales, F&B, development, construction and strategy.
Graydon Pearson

Graydon Pearson

Chief Executive Officer

Graydon grew up in the hospitality industry and saw his father and grandfather, grow a young, productive hospitality company, including a broad array of hotels in the 70’s and 80’s. In this company Graydon honed his guest service skills in a variety of service positions. Over the last 15 years he has been involved in new construction, renovation, and operations of hotels from many of the most prominent franchise groups including Hilton Hotels Group, Marriott Intl, Hyatt Hotels and Intercontinental Hotels Group. The company currently has 9 hotels in operation with two under construction opening early 2017. Graydon holds a BS in Exercise Science from the University of Utah. Graydon and his wife live in Lehi, UT with 3 boys and they enjoy spending their time supporting each other in their various athletic activities and traveling and recreating between the beach and the mountains. Graydon also spends a great deal of time serving on a handful of volunteer and non-profit boards. Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau 2007 to present, Thanksgiving Village Homeowners Assn 2010-2013, Utah Valley Tax Advisory Board 2015 to present and PDG Foundation 2015 to present.

Carter Frank

Carter Frank

Chief Operating Officer

Hospitality has been a part of Carter’s life from early childhood as he observed his family operate a growing hotel company. In his early teens, Carter began working in the operations. Carter has served in many roles ranging from room attendant to owner/operator and now boasts over 30 years experience in the Hospitality and Food & Beverage industries. He has extensive knowledge and experience with brands such as Hilton, Hampton Inn, Home2 Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites and SpringHill Suites & Holiday Inn. Today, as COO of In-Group Hospitality, Carter provides valuable insight into the planning, execution, and oversight of daily operations. He enjoys interacting with guests and staff on a daily basis as well as focusing on the details of budgeting, financial statements, revenue management, and sales & marketing. Carter excels at seeing the big picture and overseeing multiple operations. Carter graduated from the University of Utah School of Business with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance.

Jake McClellan

Jake McClellan

Chief Financial Officer

Jake graduated from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Master's degree in Information Systems. Jake spent 15 years in public accounting where he provided tax, audit, and consulting services to numerous clients across diverse industries. While in public accounting, Jake earned specialty credentials and designations for information technology (CITP), business valuation (ABV), and business appraisal review (ABAR). As an audit manager, Jake managed financial statement audits for clients in healthcare, banking, government, and distribution. In his tax practice, he helped individuals and small businesses with income tax planning, compliance services, and entity structure. Beginning in 2007, his practiced focused on providing business valuation and litigation support services.

D. Shane Williams - Corporate Revenue Manager

D. Shane Williams - Corporate Revenue Manager

15 years in hospitality and a focus on analysis makes Hampton Central the most finely tuned property under management. Shane’s skill with revenue management, forecasting and budget management make him a leader among our managers.

Jennifer Tanner - Corporate Director of Sales

Jennifer Tanner - Corporate Director of Sales

Jennifer Tanner graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor's degree in Accounting. She has worked in several business related fields from accounting to sales and is currently serving as the Corporate Director of Sales for In-Group Hospitality. She is a creative, fun-loving person who is detail-oriented and quite determined. She is enthusiastic about everything she gets involved with, whether it's her job, her daughter or her friends.

Adam McInelly - Corporate Marketing Manager

Adam McInelly - Corporate Marketing Manager

Adam graduated from Southern Utah University with a BS in Science. Adam comes with a wealth of knowledge in social media and email marketing, having worked many large marketing firms as well as experience in building and marketing his own businesses.