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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

Executive Vice President

Mimi Rogers serves as Executive Vice President and works as the liaison between WaterWalk International and Consolidated Holdings, Inc. (CHI). Mimi works directly with Jack DeBoer and family to source and manage investments, including WaterWalk, within the family’s primary holding company (CHI). Mimi joined the team in 2016 and has worked in most departments of WaterWalk including Market Research and Business Analytics, Operations, Sales, Pre-Opening and Opening, Real Estate (including site selection and acquisition as well … Continued

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Brent Hilton

Executive Vice President of Performance/WaterWalk International

Brent Hilton serves as Executive Vice President of Performance for WaterWalk International. Prior to joining WaterWalk, Brent worked with Value Place (now WoodSpring Suites) as Director of Financial Planning & Analysis before transitioning to Vice President of Strategy in late 2014. In both of these roles, Brent was responsible for financial and business analytics. While with Value Place, Brent orchestrated and executed the deployment of 125 corporate and franchise locations for a new operating model. … 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

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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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Adam Dougherty

Vice President of Operations / WaterWalk Management

Adam Dougherty serves as Vice President of Operations. Adam joined WaterWalk in 2017. Prior to his current role, Adam was the Regional Director of WaterWalk in Dallas Texas, where he was responsible for the openings of the newest Hotel Apartments in Texas. Before joining the WaterWalk team, Adam was the Regional Director of Operations with InterContinental Hotels Group. He was responsible for the performance of 48 Hotels in the Central/East Region of the US. While … Continued