Mike Wernet joined the White Lodging team in 1993. Prior to joining the company, he was with Marriott Corporation for five years where he held various accounting, food and beverage and operations management positions. He is responsible for representing and advising ownership on all strategic decisions across a diverse portfolio of properties. He is a member of the Hospitality Asset Manager’s Association (HAMA), the Appraisal Institute and the Institute of Real Estate Managers (IREM). He received a BS in Hotel Management from the United States International University. In addition, he received an A.A.S from Triton College in Hotel/Restaurant Management where he currently serves on the advisory board for their hospitality program. He is also a member of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.