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Our Leadership

Our Executive Team

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Timothy Busch Founder and Chief Executive Officer

A true hospitality visionary and leader, Tim Busch brings over 35 years of business and hospitality industry experience to his role as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Hospitality Group, which is a premier hotel development and management firm with 13 hotels and resorts located throughout the United States.

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Garrett Busch Vice President of Capital Markets

Garrett S. Busch, in his role as Vice President of Capital Markets of PHG, heads up the development, acquisition, investor relations, and debt financing. He leads the investment strategy for PHG, focusing on long term cash flow of assets.


Paul McCormick, Chief Operating Officer and President

Paul McCormick, Chief Operating Officer and President, is responsible for driving the tactical operations for the company’s hospitality assets, including the Meritage Collection, a portfolio of lifestyle and luxury properties, and branded properties under the AC Hotels by Marriott®, and DoubleTree by HiltonTM flags, as well as overseeing sales, marketing, and revenue strategy.

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Tony ZandGeneral Counsel

Tony serves as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Pacific Hospitality Group and its affiliated hotel properties.  He oversees the company’s legal affairs including corporate governance, labor and employment law, litigation, negotiations, risk management, real estate, securities, and regulatory compliance.

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Ajeet K. Anand Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Ajeet Anand is the Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Revenue Management for PHG. In this capacity, Ms. Anand oversees all commercial efforts for our portfolio of properties, both independents and branded.

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Kenzie VathVice President Strategic Innovation

Kenzie Vath is the Vice President Strategic Innovation for PHG. As the Vice President Strategic Innovation, Kenzie is responsible for activating all properties' creative outlets, overseeing CapEx, spa, retail, company sustainability and wellness program.

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John Moody Vice President of Finance

John Moody is Vice President of Finance for Pacific Hospitality Group. John arranges conventional financing for Pacific Hospitality Group and its affiliated companies having successfully originated, structured and closed over $3 billion in debt financings.

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Stephen Schackne Vice President Food and Beverage

Stephen Schackne elevates and heightens the culinary experience – which proves to be a vital part of the guest experience – at each of Pacific Hospitality Group’s properties.

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Sven GrunderVice President of Operations

As the Vice President of Operations, Sven Grunder oversees Pacific Hospitality Group’s branded properties under the AC Hotels by Marriott® and DoubleTree By Hilton™ flags.