A Team is only as Strong as its People

The Executive Team at Aimbridge is comprised of veteran hoteliers with a history of delivering industry-leading results. Averaging over 26 years of hospitality experience, the senior executives focus on maximizing returns to partners by utilizing a unique blend of experience, resources, and relationships.

Lee Palaschak

Lee Palaschak

Senior Vice President of Operations

Lee Palaschak joined Aimbridge Hospitality in 2007 and has over 25 years of Hospitality Experience working within multiple markets and hotel brands at an executive level. Palaschak is responsible for operations, performance, owner relations and capital planning for assigned full-service properties in the Aimbridge portfolio.

Palaschak joined Aimbridge as part of the Eagle merger and was very quickly recognized and promoted due to his vast hospitality knowledge and exceptional performance. For Aimbridge Hospitality, Palaschak has held the positions of Area General Manager for Cincinnati, Regional Director of Operations for Ohio, Regional Vice President and currently is Senior Vice President of Operations. He has directed over 100 million dollars of hotel repositioning and renovations, including several brand changes.

Prior to joining Aimbridge, Palaschak worked with Commonwealth Hotels where he worked as a General Manager at the Embassy Suites Columbus/Dublin and at the Marriott Cincinnati RiverCenter, which is a 325 key asset with a connecting 110 square foot convention center. Both properties were recognized in the top 10% of the brand and exceeded brand metrics. Prior to that, he worked with Winegardner & Hammons Management Company (WHI) as an Assistant General Manager and as a General Manager. During his tenure with WHI, Mr. Palaschak successfully led 7 properties, with multiple awards for Quality Excellence and Market Share Leadership.

Mr. Palaschak holds a B.A. degree and is a graduate of Michigan State University School of Hotel and Restaurant Management. He currently serves on the Marriott Rooms Advisory Board of Directors.