Executive Team

Dellisart has an experienced team of hospitality experts with backgrounds in operations, development and acquisitions - making the company well situated to take its place as an industry leader.

  • Douglas Artusio, CHA – Chairman and CEO

    With more than 40 years of hospitality experience, Douglas E. Artusio has held virtually every position on the operating side of the hotel business. Starting as a desk clerk at Marriott's Essex House in New York, Artusio quickly moved up through the ranks into positions of increasing scope and responsibility. Prior to founding Dellisart, he was vice president of franchise sales for Bass Hotels & Resorts. He joined Holiday Inn Worldwide as the vice president of sales and marketing for the billion dollar "company-owned hotels" group, consisting of 135 full-service hotels across Canada, the United States and South America.

    Additionally, Mr. Artusio held a number of positions with Marriott Corporation, where he was a member of the "Service Development Team," responsible conceiving, designing and implementing the company-wide arrival service, "1st 10," and the complete reorganization of the housekeeping department at all Marriott hotels. He also served in a number of sales and marketing positions at the property level, including director of marketing of Marriott’s 1,000-room Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage beach, Mo., where he received the company's highest award for achievement.

    Mr Artusio, spent eight years at Inter-Continental Group (IHG) where he served as V.P of Sales and Marketing for the Company Managed Hotels in the America spanning over 230 full service hotels. In addition is served as Vice President of Franchise Sales for IHG leading the team covering the Western regions where he and the team completed over 500 hotel franchise agreements fro IHG.

    Mr. Artusio received his Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management and Marketing from Niagara University College of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

  • Ken Roberts, – Vice President of Operations

    Ken Roberts has full operational responsibilities for Dellisart's US portfolio. Mr. Roberts brings with him nearly 25 years of hotel operations and management experience. Most recently, he developed asset management programs and managed renovation projects for Innkeepers Hospitality group. Prior to that, he held general manager positions at a number of Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn and Residence Inn hotels.

    Mr. Roberts graduated with an Associates Degree in Energy Technology from Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn Michigan.

  • Christian Davis, CHA – Vice President of Accounting Services

    Christian Davis is responsible for the accounting services for the Dellisart portfolio. Mr. Davis brings more than 20 years of hospitality accounting experience. Prior to joining Dellisart in 2007, he was the controller of a private country club in Atlanta. He also has been an Assistant Controller and Director of Finance & Accounting at the property level for multiple properties with Marriott International, where he won numerous awards of recognition, including Rookie Assistant Controller of the Year, Financial Leader of the Year and was a nominee for the J.W. Marriott Award of Excellence.

    Mr. Davis served for 8 years in the United States Army Reserve in the position of Intelligence Analyst. He was named the Enlisted Soldier of the Year while assigned to the 724th Military Police Battalion. He was also the Distinguished Honor Graduate for his class from the Primary Leadership & Development Course.

    Mr. Davis graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, both from Florida State University. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University. Mr. Davis has held the Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) designation from the American Hotel & Lodging Association since 2012.

  • Ewa Kempa – Vice President of Revenue Management Services

    Ewa Kempa has full revenue management responsibilities for Dellisart’s US portfolio. Mrs. Kempa brings with her nearly 12 years of hotel experience. Starting as a desk clerk at the Wyndham Glenview Suites and quickly moving up within the company to a Revenue Manager in 2006. Joining our Team in 2009 Mrs. Kempa created a new revenue management culture, overseeing multiple brands and standardizing pricing structure to benefit our ownership groups.

    Mrs. Kempa graduated with a Certification in Business Management from Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, IL.​

  • Adam Artusio – Director of Operations

    Adam Artusio has joint operational responsibilities for Dellisart’s US portfolio. Mr. Artusio brings with him nearly 12 years of hotel operations and management experience. Most recently, he oversaw operations of company operated hotels managed in Bowling Green Kentucky. Prior to that, he has held General Manager and Managerial positions at a number of properties and brands such as Hyatt Place, Staybridge Suites, Wyndham and the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

    Mr. Artusio graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Auburn University of Montgomery, Montgomery Alabama.