Corporate Team

Dewey Weaver
Owner

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Founder and sole owner of InterMountain Management, Dewey entered the hospitality industry at the age of 11, and has held jobs in every aspect of the business. His experience as a former dishwasher, housekeeper, front desk clerk, manager – and hotel property owner – gives Dewey the ability to oversee operations from every perspective, and maximize results wherever possible.

Tod Cagle
Attorney

Location

​Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Tod has been involved in some aspect with every hotel transaction since the founding of InterMountain Management over 30 years ago.  His primary responsibility is to oversee legal matters, and coordinate closings for hotel acquisition.

Stewart Ewing
Chief Financial Officer

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Stewart graduated from Northwestern State University with a Bachelor of Science with a Major in Business and a Minor in Accounting.  He worked at KPMG from 1973 to 1983; became a CPA in 1976.  He worked at CenturyLink from 1983 to 2017, serving as the Chief Financial Officer for 28 years.  Stewart serves on the board of directors of Progressive Bank and as a Chairman of their Audit Committee.  He has received recognition from Northwestern State University, being inducted into the Business Hall of Fame in 2013 and conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree in 2017.  Stewart has served in various capacity with several local non-profit organizations.

David Emery
Chief Investment Officer

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

David Emery joined InterMountain as Director of Finance in 2008. He was previously employed for 14 years by the JP Morgan and Regions Bank franchises as a commercial lender. He has been responsible for capital formation, negotiating partnerships and joint ventures, valuing acquisitions and dispositions, incentive compensation plans and supporting the hotel operating teams in budgeting and forecasting. In 2012, David was appointed Chief Financial Officer and in 2019 he assumed the role of Chief Investment Officer for InterMountain when he joined with the company’s owner, Dewey Weaver, to form InterCoastal Hotels.

Stephen Harrison
Attorney/Development Executive

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Stephen joined InterMountain in 2015 as Attorney/Development Executive.  Licensed as an attorney in Louisiana, Stephen spent 15 years in private practice and 10 years in the construction and agricultural equipment industry. Stephen’s responsibilities include the coordination of new developments and communications with third party investors.

Stan Jones
Executive Vice President of Development

Location

Development Department - Lake Oswego, OR

About

Stan’s responsibility is to grow the InterMountain hotel portfolio by identifying hotel development opportunities, as well as 3rd party management prospects. Prior to joining InterMountain in 2005, Stan had a 14 year career with Marriott in various roles and has a master's degree from the Cornell Hotel School.

Nan Cummings
Chief Operating Officer

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Nan Cummings began her career with InterMountain in 1991, and during those 21 years she has been involved in many different areas of the company. In her role as Chief Operating Officer, she strives to keep the InterMountain family culture intact as the company continues to grow. However, she realizes that bigger isn’t always better if we lose sight of our core values, which she believes makes us a unique management company.

Pam Meador
Director of Human Resources

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Pam came to InterMountain in 2007 with 20+ years experience in payroll and human resources. She began here as a payroll associate for all of the owned properties, and after 1 year, stepped into the human resources role as Human Resources Manager. She has now taken on the role of Director of Human Resources. Pam believes the key to having successful employees is in providing them with proper, ongoing training that is job-specific. She also believes in the importance of showing support and encouragement to all of our employees, and recognizing those individuals who really “shine”.

Dave Raymond
Director of Construction

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Joining InterMountain in 2006, Dave has overseen the construction and opening of over 45 hotels, with responsibilities including site due diligence, construction budgets, architect and contractor selection, project management, procurement, and pre-opening. Dave's hospitality construction experience provides InterMountain Management with hotel projects that continually exceed schedule and budget expectations.

Jared Walker
Executive Vice President of IRC

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Jared serves at the helm of IRC where he oversees the operations of the company.  He maintains and develops relationships with ownership groups as well as individual owners.  He is dedicated to the growth of IRC and is committed to identifying and overseeing renovation opportunities and capital expenditures.  He manages the IRC team which includes project managers, designers, procurement, contractors, accounting and support staff.  It is his attention to detail that ensures timely delivery and an excellent finished product for IRC’s clients.  Jared is a stickler for brand compliance and takes steps to make sure that projects stay on budget and on schedule.  Prior to joining IRC, he owned and maintained rental properties, owned his own lawn and landscaping company, and has experience in residential construction.  

John Sitton
Controller

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

John joined InterMountain Management in 2017 as Controller.  His primary responsibility is management of accounting for InterMountain and the portfolio of properties.  Prior to joining InterMountain John was a partner in a regional CPA firm.  Before his 13 years in public accounting, John worked for a company that created accounting software for the oil industry.  While at this position he developed a passion for accounting and decided to pursue it as a career.  John is a member of the AICPA and the LCPA.

Dee Thibodaux
Director of Asset Management

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Dee began her career with InterMountain in 1998.  Since that time, she has held multiple positions within the organization, including Front Desk Associate, General Manager, Bench Manager, Regional Director of Operations, Training Manager and Asset Manager.  As the Director of Asset Management, Dee’s primary responsibilities are to oversee the management of hotel assets and capital expenditures, as well as ensure both brand and InterMountain standards are consistently met or exceeded.

Sheri Willer
Director of Openings

Location

Corporate Office - Surprise, AZ

About

As the Director of Openings, Sheri Willer strives to ensure hotels are opened right, to ensure the best beginning to the overall financial success for the property. With over 28 years in the industry, and 18 of those with InterMountain, Sheri has successfully opened over 100 hotels during her career.  Sheri began her journey with InterMountain in 2001 as the Assistant General Manager, opening the Courtyard by Marriott in Reno, NV. Since then Sheri has held the positions of Regional Director of Operations, and most recently, Senior Regional Director of Operations.

Mark Frentz
Director of Training and Development

Location​

Corporate Office - Bentonville, AR

About

Mark joined InterMountain Management in 2003 as a Front Desk Associate at a Residence Inn. Since that time, Mark served several years in a General Manager capacity, and then as a Senior Regional Director of Operations. In 2011, Mark created InterMountain’s first training program, and now oversees it as Director. Mark is responsible for all training, and is also closely involved with the Operations Team, developing procedures to effectively rollout, implement, and support all new initiatives.

 

Rhonda Gharib
Senior Regional Director of Operations

Location

Corporate Office - Monrovia, CA

About

Rhonda is responsible for the Western portfolio of hotels while directly overseeing several hotels in select markets. She joined InterMountain in 2008 as an opening general manager, since then was a project manager with IRC, a regional director of operations and now in her current role. She is a graduate of the Collins College of Hospitality Management, Cal Poly Pomona.

​Memo Ündeş
Senior Regional Director of Operations

Location

Corporate Office - Billings, MT

About

Memo Ündeş has been with InterMountain since February of 2009, starting as an Operations Manager at the Residence Inn in Billings, MT.  In 2010, he was promoted to a General Manager position at the Residence Inn in College Station, TX.  After that, in 2011, Memo was promoted to an above-property Bench Manager position, and after 1 ½ years as Bench Manager, in 2013, he became a Regional Director of Operations. In October of 2018, Memo was promoted to Senior Regional Director of Operations overseeing InterMountain’s east coast portfolio.

Steve Kemp
Business Tax Specialist

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Steve started his career with InterMountain in 2008. Prior to starting his career in hospitality management, he concentrated on property management, mortgages, insurance brokering, and warehousing. With InterMountain, Steve works to ensure all properties are fully-compliant with all sales and transient occupancy taxes, and additionally works with auditors and governmental entities.  Steve attended Northeast Louisiana University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Automotive Engineering in 1987, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1998.

Stuart Oliver
Senior Corporate Analyst

Location

​Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Stuart joined InterMountain in 2012. Prior to that, Stuart spent 10 years as a commercial lender with Capital One and local independent bank. Stuart's responsibilities include financing of new development, refinancing existing debt, underwriting new developments, budgeting/forecasting of top-lines, operational analytics and financial reviews.  Stuart graduated from Texas Christian University with degrees in economics and history and received his MBA from LSU with emphasis in finance.

Graham Weaver
Business Analyst

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Graham joined InterMountain in 2019 as a Business Analyst. His primary responsibilities include the ongoing analysis and oversight of operations and underwriting.  He is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University where he majored in Business Finance.

Brian Nims
Business Analyst

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Brian joined InterMountain in 2019 as a Business Analyst. His responsibilities include underwriting potential acquisitions and maintaining the IMM corporate ERP system. Brian obtained his MBA from Louisiana Tech University where he also holds an undergraduate degree in Finance.

Stephen Walker
IT Manager

Location

​Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Stephen joined InterMountain in 2017 to lead the IT team.  Prior to joining InterMountain, Stephen served in various IT, management, and sales roles at three other large North Louisiana employers.  Stephen holds a MBA from Louisiana Tech University and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator.  Stephen believes that technology should empower workers.  The best way to accomplish this is by providing a great user experience balanced with strong security.

Sarah Heatherly
ECommerce and Communications Manager

Location

Corporate Headquarters - Monroe, LA

About

Sarah Heatherly joined InterMountain Management in 2011 as the Sales Manager for TownePlace Suites Monroe, LA. Since that time, she has held several positions within the organization including Sales Manager, Director of Sales, Corporate Sales Task Force Manager, Area Director of Sales and Regional Director of Sales. Sarah spearheaded the launch of InterMountain’s eCommerce Department in October 2018. Sarah and her team are responsible for working with the property teams to ensure that they have a strong, current and accurate digital presence across the web.