Kenneth Garvin is the President and Managing Partner of Ledgestone Hospitality, LLC. Ken along with his two partners formed Ledgestone in 2009. This new management company quickly gained a reputation for consistently producing operational and marketing turnarounds. As president, he oversees the strategic direction and growth of the company.
Ken’s formula of comprehensive reviews, attention to the basics, innovative marketing and insistence upon the highest quality has produced superior returns to Ledgestone’s clients along with numerous awards from the franchisors. He is actively engaged with every property owner to ensure that performance goals are met and/or exceeded.
Ledgestone Hospitality, LLC is a culmination of Ken’s 27 years of hospitality experience in all phases of hotel management. Ken has managed every stage of hotel management from opening new hotel properties through renovation and sale.
Ken’s background includes thirteen years as Vice President of Three Rivers Hospitality. While at Three Rivers, he was responsible for all phases of hotel management for a portfolio of 50 hotel properties. These properties represented seven different hotel flags and an independent full service boutique property. While at Three Rivers, he was part of a national hotel brand and a member of their senior executive team. He played a major role on numerous committees that included: technology, Internet marketing, contract negotiations and franchise advisory council. Prior to Three Rivers Hospitality, he was the Director of Operations for the Summit Group, Inc. an independent hotel developer based in South Dakota. Other experience includes four years as Regional Manager for the Marcus Corporation, and four years at Super 8 Motels where he held the titles of Regional Manager, District Manager and General Manager.