North Central Group promotes key leaders

Real estate development and hospitality management company, North Central Group (NCG), has promoted four executives within its senior leadership team. The organization has seen rapid growth in recent years, and these new leaders will help NCG continue its trajectory, according to the company.

NCG, which manages a portfolio of 29 hotels and conference centers, has made a commitment to make 2022 “The Year of the Team Member.” This initiative will focus on developing and retaining top talent, and these promotions are a key part of that strategy.

“We are a company that lives our core values, one of which is growth,” said Jonathan Bogatay, CEO, NCG. “We clearly understand and embrace the reality that our team members are the foundation of our company‚Äôs commitment to excellence and ultimately determine our success. We continue to look for ways to unlock and leverage the experience, talents, skills, abilities and passion of our amazing team, creating opportunities to make meaningful progress on their journey to becoming the very best version of themselves.”

The following team members have been promoted:

  • Jeff Lenz, president/chief asset officer: Previously president/chief development officer, Lenz is responsible for the preparation and administration of NCG’s asset management strategy throughout the entire life cycle, from acquisition to disposition and the ongoing development and strategic implementation of all asset-related initiatives within the NCG business plan. He has been with NCG for 23 years.
  • Eric Rottier, COO: Previously SVP/operations, Rottier, who has been with NCG for 18 years, is responsible for the overall operations and optimized performance of NCG’s portfolio of hotels, restaurants, conference centers and multi-family units, including all owned and operated as well as third-party properties.
  • Andy Inman, chief development officer: Previously VP/development, Inman, who has been with the company for eight years, will oversee and lead the team efforts in the development, design and construction of all development, renovation execution and capital projects for any new and existing NCG projects.
  • Kim Richter, VP, community and investor relations: Previously director/community and Investor relations, Richter, who has been with NCG for eight years, will now be responsible for developing relationships with key charitable organizations and will lead NCG in assessing charitable partners and overall focus while successfully developing and implementing company-wide projects with current and future investment partners.