Rolf Tweeten


Mr. Tweeten began his hospitality career with Marriott Corporation, where he completed their Management Training Program. After advancing through hotel managerial positions, Mr. Tweeten transitioned into hospitality real estate consulting with such prestigious firms as Deloitte & Touche and Ernst and Young where he became an expert consultant in operational, market research, and financial analysis and valuation of hospitality-related real estate. An entrepreneur at heart, Mr. Tweeten has become a successful ground-up developer, owner and manager of premium branded hotels, and his aptitude for operating hotels in niche markets has played a crucial role in the success and remarkable growth of his companies.

Roger Miller

Vice President of Operations, Revenues, & Business Development

Roger Miller teams up with Alliance Hospitality highlighting 30+ years of hospitality sales, marketing and overall revenue generation expertise. During his career he has represented 225 plus properties ranging from 60 to 600 rooms, extensive meeting / conference center facilities and $2.5 billion in overall assets across 42 states. His brand experience includes Marriott / Starwood, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG and Choice hotels. In addition Roger has extensive experience in boutique, historic, resort and conference center properties. His career portfolios boast full – service, extended stay and select service hotels. He has assisted in all phases of the hotel industry including but not limited to: day to day multi – unit sales & marketing portfolio management services, feasibility studies / verification, acquisitions, new hotel development, brand re-positioning and hotel turnarounds. He dedicates his services to each and every hotel General Manager, Director of Sales & Marketing, Sales Teams, entire hotel staff and Alliance Hospitality corporate support team members. “If it were not for them I would not need to exist.”

Kathleen Flanders

Corporate Director of Finance

Kathleen Flanders comes to Alliance Hospitality with over 25 years of accounting experience with 15 years focused in the hospitality industry. With a degree in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting and Finance from Carnegie-Mellon University, Kathleen has served in hotel field and corporate roles in many areas of hospitality, including operations, accounting, information systems, and finance. She joined Alliance in 2011, was promoted to Director of Finance, and is responsible for all accounting and finance functions

Kelly Friend-Jones

Director of Human Resources

Corporate Human Resources Manager Kelly Friend-Jones joined Alliance in 2013. Ms. Friend-Jones received her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Methodist College in 2006 and also studied at Meredith College, Raleigh, North Carolina. She first began her career working in the health care industry but made the transition to the hospitality industry when she joined Alliance. Ms. Friend-Jones is eager to apply her skills in human resources and payroll and provide essential day-to-day support to the hotels. As Confucius once said, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life”.

Shin Lee

Corporate Director of Revenue Management

Shin Lee joined Alliance in 2014. She brings over ten years of experience in the hospitality industry with several different hotel brands, including Hilton, Marriott, Starwood, and IHG. After earning her M.B.A., Ms. Lee has focused exclusively on forecasting and revenue management. She has worked on-site at a diverse set of properties located in China, Korea, California, and New York. Most recently, as an area revenue manager for Hilton Hotels, she oversaw multiple properties located throughout the United States.