Teresa KemperSenior Director of Central AccountingTeresa has over 30 years accounting experience, with the last 10 years working in the hospitality industry. Teresa most recently held the position of Director of Central Accounting for Aimbridge Hospitality where she led a team of 15 accountants and managers overseeing the full service accounting for over 80 hotels. Her experience includes preparing monthly and quarterly consolidated GAAP financial statements, monthly owner reporting as well as leading annual external audits. Teresa was heavily involved in developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures and systems of internal controls for corporate activities.
Prior to Aimbridge Hospitality, Teresa worked at the corporate offices of Mary Kay Cosmetics in their Financial Resources department and Natural Health Trends where she worked in cash management and accounting.
Kelli JosephSenior Corporate Director of Human ResourcesKelli Joseph was most recently the Senior Corporate Director of Human Resources for Wyndham Hotel Group’s managed properties, overseeing the human resource function for 60 hotels and approximately 7,500 associates in the U.S., Canada and Caribbean. In this role, Joseph was responsible for promoting the company’s culture, ensuring hotel teams comply with all federal and state regulations and policies, recruiting and developing talent and implementing succession planning initiatives.
With over 20 years of human resources experience in the hospitality industry, Joseph joined Wyndham Hotel Group in 2009 as a corporate talent acquisition recruiter. Prior to WHG, she served as a complex human resources manager for Aramark where she led human resources functions for over 1,000 union and non-union employees at two major sports and entertainment arenas. In addition, she has also held various corporate and regional human resources roles with Pyramid Advisors Hotel Group, Wyndham International and the former Strawbridge’s Department Store chain. Along with her experience, Joseph earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania and has continued her studies in Business Management and Organizational Development at the university’s Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies in Malvern, Pennsylvania.