Chelsea Morrison Accounting Manager Chelsea is an experienced accounting manager in the hospitality industry. Chelsea’s role in accounting and financial management is to work as the liaison between the hotels and the management group. Her responsibilities include accounts receivable, accounts payable, daily revenue reporting, cash management, loan compliance and financial reporting. Prior to joining Scholar…

Read More

Alex Feldman Asset Manager Alex is an associate working in both investment management and hotel operations, while also assisting with onsite hotel management. He is directly involved in the acquisition, operation, and redevelopment of the Company’s properties. Alex has experience with a wide range of properties including select service and full-service luxury hotels. He brings…

Read More
Laura Roberts

Laura Roberts Vice President – F&B and Conference Services Laura joined the Scholar team in 2018 as the Group and Meeting Planner Advisor before becoming Vice President of F&B and Conference Services.   Prior to her role with Scholar Hotel Group, Laura worked for Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, as well as IHG and Marriott Hotels. She…

Read More

Laura Williams Vice President – HR & Training Laura is the Vice President of Human Resources & Training at the Scholar Hotel Group. She began her career in 2006 and has human resources training and management experience in luxury and business hotel brands in prime locations throughout the United States. She has been a member…

Read More

Ronald Balle Vice President – Sales & Marketing/Revenue Management Ronald started his hospitality career in 1993. His field of expertise is hotel sales, primarily with full-service brands in the Mid-Atlantic region. He is known for his ability to turn around struggling properties to achieve increased revenues and profitability. Ronald was part of the team that…

Read More

Emily Pastore Vice President – Accounting & Finance Emily is Vice President of Accounting & Finance and started her real estate career in 1999. Emily was a property manager for Lowe Enterprises in Washington, DC and then Lincoln Property Company in Philadelphia. Emily managed large office properties while also working on development and acquisitions for…

Read More
Alex Hails

Alex Hails Vice President – Acquisitions As Vice President of Acquisitions, Alex is involved in asset management, property management, finance, acquisitions, accounting/reporting, investment fund administration and transaction underwriting. Prior to joining the firm, Alex worked on the Philadelphia Capital Markets team at Colliers International, where he was responsible for securing commercial debt and equity financing…

Read More

Aditya (Addy) Maini Chief Operating Officer Addy Maini started his career in 1997, and has management experience in operating luxury, business and lifestyle hotels and resorts in prime locations throughout the United States and International destinations. He has led new property openings, large-scale renovations and hotel conversions. Known for his success in turning around ailing…

Read More

Gary S. Brandeis President Gary is the President and Founder of the Scholar Hotel Group. He started his real estate career in 1990 which has included senior level and partnership positions with Lincoln Property Company, FB Capital Partners, and Meridian Realty Advisors. His experience and expertise include development, finance, acquisitions, dispositions, asset management and joint…

Read More