Cobblestone Hotels Names Brand President at Brand Conference

Published on March 16, 2018

NEENAH, WISCONSIN – Brian Wogernese, President, CEO, & Founder of Cobblestone Hotels, named Josie Kilgore as Brand President, at the brand’s 2018 conference and ten year celebration last week.

“Josie lives and breathes the brand.” said Brian Wogernese. “This is the next step in the evolution of our brand.”

KilgKilgore has been in hotel industry for fourteen years and joined the Cobblestone Hotels brand in 2007.

Throughout the last fourteen years, Kilgore held various positions including regional manager for WHG Companies, and VP of Franchise Services for Cobblestone Hotels. Her expertise lies in operations, management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, and customer relations. 

“This brand is a family.” said Kilgore. “It was founded on a dream and is fueled by our owners’ and managers’ passion. To be given this opportunity is beyond humbling.”

Kilgore is eager to hit the ground running to continue the brand’s focus on franchisee relations, technological advancements to the operations, and continuing to add resources to the growing brand.

Cobblestone Hotels opened their first location early 2008 and announced at their brand conference eighty-six open locations, with 8 more under construction, and fifty in the development pipeline. 

About Cobblestone Hotels

Based in Neenah, WI Cobblestone Hotels, LLC is a leading upper-midscale hotel brand with over 165 hotels open, under construction, or in development in 27 states.

Cobblestone Inn & Suites is part of Cobblestone Hotels, LLC, which also includes Cobblestone Hotel & Suites, Boarders Inn and Suites by Cobblestone Hotels, KeyWest Hotels, and Centerstone Hotels. For development information please visit www.CobblestoneFranchising.com.