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Meet Our Executives

The core executive team of Columbus Hospitality Management has been working together for over 20 years. This stability and strength in relationship has created a solid foundation for the company's growth and cultural integrity.


Charles Lagarce - President

Charles Lagarce

  • Experience: Over 30 years
  • Professional Affiliations: CHA; has served on the board of The American Hotel and Lodging Association; past president of The Ohio Hotel and Lodging Association; chair of The Greater Columbus Lodging Council; executive board member of Experience Columbus
  • Education: AS, Cape Cod College
  • Phone: 614.461.2635
  • Email: charles@columbushospitality.com
  • Connect with Charles on LinkedIn

Bob Monica - Managing Director, Business Development

Robert Kot

  • Experience: Over 30 Years
  • Professional Affiliations: CHA; has served on the board for the Washington DC Hotel Association, past president Scottsdale, AZ Convention and Visitors Bureau, Raleigh, NC Convention and Visitors Bureau, Somerset, NJ Convention & Visitors Bureau , Worthington, OH Convention & Visitors Bureau, national speaker for HS&MAI and past Business Person of the Year, Dublin, OH.
  • Education: BFA, Boston Conservatory
  • Phone: 614.655.2142
  • Email: bob@columbushospitality.com
  • Connect with Bob on LinkedIn

Candace Clunk - Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Candace Clunk

  • Experience: Over 25 years
  • Professional Affiliations: CHSP; member of Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association
  • Education: Columbus State
  • Phone: 614.461.2622
  • Email: candace@columbushospitality.com
  • Connect with Candace on LinkedIn

Patty Harklau - Vice President of Human Resources

Patty Harklau

  • Experience: Over 30 years
  • Professional Affiliations: CHRE; member of Society of Human Resource Management and Human Resources Association of Central Ohio; past president of the Ohio Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Phone: 614.461.2640
  • Email: patty@columbushospitality.com
  • Connect with Patty on LinkedIn

Robert Kot - Corporate Controller

Robert Kot

  • Experience: Over 20 years
  • Professional Affiliations: CHAE, HFTP
  • Education: BSBA, The Ohio State University
  • Phone: 614.461.2617
  • Email: rob@columbushospitality.com
  • Connect with Robert on LinkedIn

John P. Mueller - Business and Project Manager

Thomas Dann

  • Experience: Over 30 years
  • Professional Affiliations: CHA, Certified Hotel Administrator; has served on the Board of The American Hotel and Lodging Association; past president of The Ohio Hotel and Lodging Association; Recipient of the Lamp of Knowledge Award from the Educational Institute of the AH&LA
  • Education: B.A. from James Madison University
  • Phone: 614-461-2629
  • Email: jmueller@columbushospitality.com
  • Connect with John on LinkedIn

Jessica Lagarce - Attorney

Robert Kot


Client Testimonial

"Columbus Hospitality has assisted in the modernization of our hotel facilities and processes with as little interruption to our business flow as possible. They have a strong management team with the personal attention to know which solutions will work best for us and the expertise to deliver the results."

Darshan Vyas, Vistacon Management Company