Board of Directors

Please feel free to contact any Board Member via the emails listed.

Pete Hall, President

General Manager, Residence Inn by Marriott, John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts. Also serves as Treasurer of the Missouri Hotel Lodging Association Board of Directors and Secretary of the Newton County Tourism Council Board of Directors. Email:

Christopher Beyer, Vice-President

General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn, Packard Hospitality. Also serves on the Joplin Sports Authority Board of Directors. Email:

Robyn Kreke, Secretary/Treasurer

General Manager, Drury Inn & Suites, Drury Hotels. Email:

Randy Shippy, Board Member

Operations Director, Comfort Inn & Suites and Quality Inn, KMG Hotels. Email:

Laurie Isley, Board Member

District Manager, Candlewood Suites, EconoLodge, Best Western Oasis Inn & Suites, Elliott Lodging. Email: