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Jack DeBoer

CEO

Jack DeBoer’s career started in Kalamazoo, Michigan, when he began selling real estate during the summer months while in high school. After graduating from Michigan State University with a degree in business in 1952, and following two years as a military police officer during the Korean War, he teamed up with his father to build homes in southern Michigan. By 1966, he was building apartments. By 1973, his company had built more than 16,000 apartments in … Continued

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Mimi Rogers

President

Mimi Rogers serves as President for WaterWalk International and Consolidated Holdings, Inc (CHI).  Mimi is responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of WaterWalk and oversees the company’s five main business groups: Management, Development, Franchise, Finance, and Performance Management. She works directly with Jack DeBoer, CEO and her grandfather, to provide strategic direction, to facilitate company growth, and to source and manage investments (including WaterWalk properties) within the family’s primary holding company (CHI). Mimi joined … Continued

Jim Korroch

Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President of Brand

Jim Korroch serves as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Brand for WaterWalk International and Consolidated Holdings, Inc. He is a well-respected 25-year veteran of the hospitality industry. In 1995, Jim co-created Candlewood Suites with Jack DeBoer, later serving as the principal of AG Holdings, LLC, a hotel ownership, development and management company.   His hotel holdings included Marriott brands – Residence Inn, Courtyard, Fairfield, Springhill Suites, TownePlace Suites, and Aloft and IHG assets. … Continued

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Jim Strawn

Executive Vice President / WaterWalk RE Development Services LLC

Jim Strawn serves as Executive Vice President for WaterWalk RE Development Services LLC. Jim joined the WaterWalk team in 2017. Prior to WaterWalk, Jim served as the President of Construction and Development at WoodSpring Suites, where he consistently provided positive leadership and direction. Prior to WoodSpring Suites, Jim was the Chief Operating Officer at a top national construction firm, Key Construction. Jim graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management. … Continued

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Bill Wallisch

Chief Financial Officer / WaterWalk International

Bill Wallisch serves as Chief Financial Officer for WaterWalk International and has over 25 years of senior level financial leadership, including over 13 years of experience as a CFO. Previously, Bill worked at an affiliate of WaterWalk International, Consolidated Holdings, as the Executive Vice President for Financial Strategy. Before Consolidated Holdings, Bill served as the Chief Financial Officer of Cobalt Boats, a family owned boat manufacturer. As CFO, Bill was responsible for financial reporting, risk … Continued