Geis Companies has retained Keith Halfmann to be the Chief Operating Officer of the management company. Keith Halfmann was formerly with Marcus Hotels & Resorts for 14 years, serving as Vice President of Operations for the last six years. While with Marcus, Keith pre-developed and opened 2 hotels, renovated, and repositioned 6 properties including the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln, Nebraska. Included in Keith´s repertoire is extensive restaurant, bar, and spa concept, development, and operations with Mason Street Grill, Milwaukee Chophouse, Blu and Well Spa successfully operating for Marcus with future plans for expansion. In addition to Marriott International, Keith has worked closely and formed strong relationships with Hilton and Starwood. Keith´s experience gives Geis Hospitality Group the needed expertise to launch the Cleveland development, future Hotel and Restaurant acquisitions and new developments.