Whether we’re partnering with owner-operators, providing hospitality management services, or consulting on future development projects, our goal is to use our resources to create results driven strategies for each client.

Our strong work ethic is accompanied by a wealth of expertise in hotel and food and beverage operations.  We are accessible and attentive to the needs of our owners, associates and guests.  Bottom line? When you need us, we’re there. Property visits are built into our company culture, never a mere afterthought, and everyone —from investors to management to line level associates — has a voice.

With over 150 years of combined experience and an award-winning portfolio, Radius Hospitality is proud to be an innovator, a game-changer, and an exceptional hospitality management company that delivers results.

Our Mission: To deliver exceptional hospitality experiences by living a genuine culture of integrity, extraordinary guest service and associate fulfillment with a detailed focus on profitability and growth for our company, shareholders and associates.


Decades of experience in every facet of the hospitality industry


Scott Yaeger

For over 30 years Scott Yaeger has dedicated his career to quality service, exceptional operational results and a focused commitment to excellence within the Hospitality Industry. His years of experience and growth in all positions have gained him a well rounded and detailed understanding of what it takes to win in today’s hotel environment.

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Rupen Patel

Rupen’s hotels consistently receive the highest awards for quality and service in the respective brands. Rupen-owned hotels are also recognized as “green” hotels. Rupen has also plunged into the commercial real estate market. He owns many properties at key locations in New Jersey, Ohio, Illinois, North Carolina, Missouri and is expanding his portfolio strategically and rapidly.

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Hina Patel

Hina Patel has a proven track record in project management and implementation. She has applied her background and her strong ability to analyze, strategize, and implement to the hospitality and real estate business.

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Executive Vice President

Michael Cooney

Michael Cooney is a 30-year veteran of the hospitality Industry. Michael began his career as a teenage dishwasher in a successful Italian restaurant, working his way through every position in the kitchen and front of the house. He has not strayed outside of the hospitality industry since that very first dish he washed.

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Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Judy Kent

For over 30 years Judy Kent, has dedicated her career in hospitality leading high performing, award-winning teams to deliver excellence, while simultaneously increasing brand awareness, driving economic impact and ROI for the owners. She began her career as a Director of Sales with Residence Inn by Marriott.

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Regional Vice President of Operations

John Logsdon

John is a 29-year veteran of the hospitality industry. After serving on active duty in the United States Marine Corps, John began his career as a Bellman in a full-service Sheraton Hotel and Marina and never looked back.

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Corporate Accounting Director

John England

John England joined the Radius family as the Corporate Accounting Director in the fall of 2017. Having been born and raised in North Canton, Ohio, John attended North Canton Hoover High School where he was a standout on the football and Lacrosse teams.

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Director of Revenue Management

April Davis

April Davis, a seasoned professional with an impressive 16-year tenure in the hospitality industry. April’s journey includes a detour into Defense Contracting for nearly 4 years before returning to her true passion, hospitality, at the above-property level.

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Regional Director of Operations

Brian Summers

Brian Summers, an accomplished General Manager, excelled in leading the reopening of the Andover Inn in Andover, MA, and Samuels Restaurant after a two-year closure due to COVID-19. In his previous role at Crowne Plaza Annapolis, Annapolis, MD, Brian demonstrated resilience during the pandemic, achieving increased guest service scores, team growth, and revenue acceleration.

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Corporate Regional Sales Manager

Sarah Coffey

In her current role as our Corporate Regional Sales Manager, Sarah brings over a decade of dedication to the hospitality industry. A graduate of Defiance College and Kent State University, Tuscarawas Branch, Sarah’s commitment to customer loyalty has consistently earned her recognition throughout her career.

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Accounting Manager

Lydia Hartzler

In her current role as our Accounting Manager, Lydia brings over 9 years of dedicated experience in the hospitality industry. A graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Hospitality Management, Lydia’s commitment to excellence has been evident throughout her career.

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Corporate Manager of Marketing and
Social Media

Islam Daghestani

Islam Daghestani, a dedicated marketing professional with a passion for excellence. Islam’s academic journey led him to The Pennsylvania State University, where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in marketing and later earned a master’s in business administration.

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Executive Administrative Assistant

Lori Proper

Lori Proper embarked on her remarkable journey in the hospitality industry in 1999, amassing an impressive 24 years of experience in full-service IHG hotels.

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Task Force and Account Manager

Kara McConnell

Kara McConnell, a seasoned professional with 12 years of dedicated service in the dynamic hospitality industry. Kara’s educational journey led her to earn a bachelor’s degree in general studies, with a minor in Psychology and English, and a concentration in Special Education.

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Senior HR Account Manager

Elizabeth Schwarzkopf

Elizabeth Schwarzkopf is a native of Columbus, Ohio but has been living and working in Toledo/Michigan since 2016. Elizabeth has been working with GMS since January 2020, as a Senior HR Account Manager.

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Purchasing Director

Marian Homem

Marian Homem is the Director of Purchasing and has been part of the Radius family since its inception in 2008. Prior to Radius, Marian began her hospitality career by landing a front desk position while attending college full-time.

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Construction Director

Paul Fick

Paul Fick was first introduced to construction and building maintenance at a young age of seven by helping his father finish concrete. His love and knowledge for construction grew when he started work with a residential home builder and apprentice for a plumber and an electrician.

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Lead Bartender/Supervisor

Alanna Merrit

Alanna’s journey with Twenty/20 Taphouse began at its inception, and she has consistently epitomized the spirit of teamwork. A natural people person, Alanna’s heart is always in the right place. Her enduring joy is infectious, creating an atmosphere where every guest feels truly special.

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Director of Sales and Catering

Arlene Astacio

Arlene’s journey at The Imperia spans an impressive 17 years, a testament to her unwavering commitment and dedication. She began preselling events even before the building opened its doors for business, showcasing her passion for her role. 

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Front Desk Night Auditor

Patrick McKinstry

Patrick McKinstry is a full-time Front Desk Night Auditor at The Quality Inn Dover. He has been with the hotel for over 3 years. Patrick has maintained perfect attendance for over a year and is known for his attention to detail. 

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Housekeeping, Room Attendant

Paula Vega

Paula’s journey with Radius spans a commendable 5 years, embodying the timeless values of commitment and a strong work ethic at The Comfort Suites Youngstown North.

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Breakfast Attendant

Tony Charley

Anthony ‘Tony’ Charley has been a vital part of the Residence Inn Fairlawn team since day one. He was with us when we opened the doors and has not wavered in his devotion to our team.

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Front Desk Associate

Madelyn Pagan-Plasencia

Madelyn began her hospitality career in 2012 and spent several years in various housekeeping positions.

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No matter how busy our business becomes, we never forget that we’re part of a dynamic community, and we believe in playing an active role to help those around us not just live but thrive.

Together with our teams, Radius Hospitality is proud to donate time, resources and money to local and national organizations, including: