Hard-working Individuals Who Go Above and Beyond
New Century Hotels and its ownership owns and is currently operating five hotels in the Oklahoma City area. These include the Aloft, Hilton Garden Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Holiday Inn Express and La Quinta Inns and Suites. Ownership’s first hotel was opened in December 2000 (HIE) with additional openings in 2004 (LQ), 2008 (CY), 2010 (HGI) and 2014 (Aloft). New Century has managed this portfolio since inception save approximately three years for the Hilton Garden Inn and approximately one year for the Aloft.
New Century Hotels executive management team comes with a variety of backgrounds and industries all of which bring multi-unit, multi-location management experience to the table.
Every member of our executive management team has multi-unit, multi-location management experience. Most members of our executive management team also bring multi-state management experience. We are confident in our track record of managing our own properties successfully and the strength and expertise of our current management team. Our diverse team offers a combined 41 years of hospitality operations experience, 21 years of legal experience, 56 years of business ownership experience, 20 years human resource experience, 21 years sales experience, and much more. A dynamic, experienced team is the foundation of our successful multi-unit management strategy.
The CEO/President of New Century Hotels, Jason Tabler, specializes in building Executive Management Teams, Boards and groups of investors to collaborate in the creation, growth and management of multiple properties. Jason has led his own businesses across several industries in achieving superior results through building effective teams to provide multi-location support. His proven vision and expertise has brought together our current management team, which you will see outlined below. Jason is a grass roots leader with vision, experience and drive that makes New Century Hotels a formidable competitor in the Hospitality Management Industry.
Chief Operations Office
Chief Operating Officer, Mark Dunnweber, comes to us with over 28 years of hospitality experience in the hospitality industry including: restaurant, hotel, food and beverage, full and select service hotel operations, and multi-unit above property level management. He has 11 years of multi-unit experience across 5 brands and 1 independent property which include Hilton, Marriott, IHG, Choice, Carlson and the independent Kahler brand. Additionally, Mark has 5 year’s full service hotel general management, most recently at the Embassy Suites. Prior to his hotel industry background Mark has 8 years with corporate branded chain restaurant management. Marks understanding of guest service satisfaction, brand quality audit’s, revenue management, STR, and brand standards across multiple brands makes him an outstanding corporate resource. His knowledge, experience, and proven track record show his ability to meet all Brand Standard requirements for multi-unit management as well as our internal goals for successful growth and development.
Our Chief Human Resource Officer specializes in legal issues and multi-state compliance with local, state and federal HR regulations. Glenda is trained in Organizational Leadership and Development providing a strong foundation and direction for our team, including creating a multi-cultural and bi-lingual HR team that promotes bi-lingual training programs, diversity and cultural awareness across our properties. She has led her own businesses across several industries including international imports and hospitality services, served as the Legal Department Manager for an international non-profit corporation, is fluent and literate in Spanish, holds a B.S. in Organizational Leadership and is currently finishing her M.Ed. in Adult Education and Training and Human Resources.
Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Our Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Lauren Williamson, brings 15 successful years of experience in the hospitality industry. She brings multi-hotel experience including Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, Marriott, Choice and IHG brands. With her impressive sales background and proven track record she is known for delivering and sustaining revenue and profit gains in this highly competitive industry. Her experience includes selling and cross-selling up to 76 hotels across four states. As an Area Director of Sales for over 6 years her teams have successfully delivered outstanding STR results for multi-unit properties. She is an aggressive, focused leader who has proven her abilities in leading her teams and properties with outstanding results. We are confident that with her abilities and experience she will lead our portfolio’s sales efforts.
Meet Our Team
Chief Executive Officer / President
Chief Human Resource Officer