Board of Directors

 

Holloway Lodging Corporation has assembled a focused, highly disciplined Board of Directors. Their responsibility is to guide and monitor our operating policies, investment guidelines and governance.

 

Board of Directors

Michael Rapps

Independent Director
Chairman

Michael Rapps is President and CEO of Clarke Inc., a publicly traded investment company. Mr. Rapps recently acted as Managing Director of Geosam Capital Inc., a private investment company focused on investing in small and mid-capitalization companies with a focus on real estate and industrial investments. Prior to joining Geosam, Mr. Rapps practised law at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. Mr. Rapps holds a BCL and an LLB from McGill University. Mr. Rapps also serves on the board of Clarke Inc.

Marc Staniloff

Director
(Compensation & Governance Committee)

Marc Staniloff is President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as the founding Partner, of Superior Lodging Corp., a privately owned, vertically integrated hotel company, focused on the development, investment, and management of nationally franchised, limited service hotels in Canada. Mr. Staniloff is a director of Superior Lodging Development TL Corporation, the entity that owns the development rights for Travelodge® and Thriftlodge® for Canada. As well, he is a director of Superior Development S8 Corporation, the entity that owns the development rights for Super 8® in Canada. He is also a director of a corporation that owns the development rights for Microtel® Inn and Suites for Canada. Mr. Staniloff received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary.

Richard Grimaldi

Independent Director
(Compensation & Governance Committee)

Richard Grimaldi is currently a self-employed real estate developer with over 34 years of experience in the real estate industry. Mr. Grimaldi holds an MBA from the University of Miami and held various positions in the Commercial Real Estate Division of GE Capital including Managing Director of Institutional Accounts, North America, Managing Director, Canadian Real Estate and Managing Director, Large Transaction Group. He has extensive experience in financing public and private companies, structuring debt, equity and joint venture new business opportunities. Mr. Grimaldi also serves on the Board of Mainstreet Equity Corp. which owns and operates over 10,000 apartments.

Dustin Haw

Independent Director
(Audit Committee)

Dustin Haw is Vice President of Investments of Clarke Inc., a publicly traded investment company. Prior to joining Clarke Inc., Dr. Haw was an investment analyst at Geosam Capital Inc., a private investment company specializing in small and mid-capitalization companies with a focus on real estate and industrial investments. Dr. Haw also serves on the board of TerraVest Capital Inc. Dr. Haw holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Western Ontario.

David Wood

Independent Director
(Audit Committee)

David Wood is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Municipal Group of Companies. Prior to joining the Municipal Group in 1988, Mr. Wood worked for the accounting firm of Doane Raymond (Grant Thornton) in their New Glasgow and Halifax offices. Mr. Wood received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in accounting from Acadia University in 1984. Mr. Wood received his Certified Management Accounting designation in 1994.