About

Our Team

Fillmore Hospitality has recently been formed to address the critical needs of the hospitality industry today. The key executives of Fillmore Hospitality all possess comprehensive experience in all phases of hospitality management.

B Thomas Goodwin

Tom leads Fillmore Hospitality by working with corporate and property teams and clients in a collaborative manner to achieve the company's strategic goals by leveraging our best thinking, our best practices and our best efforts - every day. Previously, Tom served as President of Professional Hospitality Resources in Virginia Beach where he led a team of 1,600 associates working in a portfolio of seven lodging properties and six destination restaurants. Prior to joining PHR, Tom was President of Becker Lodging Ventures, a hospitality investment and management firm where he provided executive leadership for a hotel portfolio valued in excess of $400 million. Tom also spent many years at Destination Hotels & Resorts, where he played a critical role in building DH&R from three properties to the then largest operator of independently branded hotels and resorts in the U.S. Tom has extensive experience working with independent and branded properties at all price points across the U.S. and in the United Kingdom.

Patrick G. Barrett

Patrick is focused on the operations of the Cambria Hotel & Suites projects along with a variety of operational assignments for FH-Managed hotels. He holds over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. Patrick’s background includes having held property general manager and senior corporate-level positions, including multi-property oversight responsibilities. His level of expertise includes full service four diamond, luxury boutique, independent and focus service properties. Patrick earned his BBA in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism at The University of Southern Mississippi. He is a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) and Certified Food and Beverage Executive (CFBE).

John G. Greene

John is an expert in organizational development and human resources management. He focuses on integrating human resources initiatives into the larger business strategies to generate superior results through people. John has held senior leadership positions with Professional Hospitality Resources, Saratoga Foods, Wendy's, CIGNA, Dun and Bradstreet, and Amerigroup Corporation. John earned his BBA in Industrial and Labor Relations Management at Eastern Kentucky University. He is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Six Sigma Executive Champion.

Dennis L. "Cody" Hearn

Cody is responsible for corporate and property-level accounting and drives the firm's information technology initiatives. Prior to joining FH, Cody held senior level accounting management positions engaged in business services and hospitality management. Cody earned a BS in Accounting from Franklin University and is a Certified Hospitality Accounting Executive.

Christopher B Johnson

Chris directs the sales and marketing operations for Fillmore Hospitality. He is responsible for creating a culture of talented sales managers and leaders in their markets and is adept at maximizing share through solid planning and execution across all social, business, relationship, marketing and advertising platforms. Chris has an operational background and a history of strong revenue and media generation across all delivery platforms. He has worked from coast to coast in both branded and brand-of-one hotels, and he consistently improves share, revenue and NOI. Chris began his career with Marriott International and was selected as “Magic GM of the Year” for his Marriott brand in 2005. He has worked in three, four and five diamond properties and led The Hotel Burnham, The Hotel Zoso, Hotel 21 East Kempinski and other properties to superior performance and improved market share. His passion is creating leaders and educating his teams to develop a strong depth of talent and notable success.

Ajit R. Pareenja

Ajit is responsible for the accounting, finance and owner reporting functions within Fillmore Hospitality. Ajit also serves as Director of Portfolio Management for Fillmore Capital Partners, and has held this position since 2006. Previously, Ajit was with Deloitte & Touche. Ajit earned his BBA from the University of California - Los Angeles.

Kevin B. Schoolcraft

Kevin is responsible for planning and executing new development, capital improvements and major repair projects at FH-managed hotels. He holds over 20 years of experience in all facets of real estate acquisition, development, investment, leasing construction and operations. Kevin’s background includes construction & development for a multi-billion dollar healthcare company, extensive acquisition and investment experience for a national Real Estate Investment Trust and a multi-billion dollar pension fund, as well as lease negotiation for the premier multi-brand fashion retailer in the country. Kevin earned an MBA from The Ohio State University.