Meet Our Team

 
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Jake Wurzak, Esq.

Founder & CEO

Jake Wurzak, President of Wurzak Hotel Group and Founder and CEO of DoveHill Capital Management, LLC. In addition, Jake serves as the Managing Partner of WHG Supply, LLC, a leading hospitality FF&E purchasing and procurement company. Engaged in the hospitality industry from a young age, Jake has fostered a keen passion for acquiring and developing hotels and designing unique, passion-filled hospitality concepts. Jake has overseen hospitality investments with an asset value of over1 billion dollars.

Graduating cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of Miami, Jake went on to earn a Juris Doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University. Early in his career, Jake gained industry experience working with The KOR Group in Los Angeles and with Hersha Hospitality Trust in Philadelphia, setting the groundwork for his professional development, eventually leading him back to his family’s business.

Jake is a local member of the Florida Bar, sits on the boards of the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and the Broward Center for Performing Arts, and is a member of Young Presidents Organization.

Jake is a devoted husband and proud father of two, currently residing in sunny Fort Lauderdale with his loving family.

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Howard Wurzak

Howard J. Wurzak is Chairman and CEO of the Wurzak Hotel Group, a vertically integrated hotel development and management company he formed in 1990. Over the past twenty years Mr. Wurzak has structured more than $200 million worth of real estate transactions including hotel, restaurants, and multi-family apartments. Mr. Wurzak provides overall strategic guidance and oversees the development, hotel operations, franchise relationships for the company.

Under Mr. Wurzak’s leadership The Wurzak Hotel Group has developed and currently operates some notable properties in the Philadelphia region and he continues to be recognized as one of the leading hotel executives in the area. Mr. Wurzak takes an active “hands on” approach to all aspects of the Wurzak Hotel Group and is intimately involved in the design and construction of all development projects.

Mr. Wurzak currently serves on the board of Royal Bank America (NYSE: RBPAA) and the City Avenue Special Services district. He has also served on industry forums relating to hotel development, operations and construction. Mr. Wurzak received a BS in Business and a BS in Hotel/Restaurant Management from the University of New Haven and an Associates degree in Hotel Technology from Sullivan County College.

 
 
 
Eric Davies    Chief Operating Officer

Eric Davies

Chief Operating Officer

Jeff Milman    Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Milman

Chief Financial Officer

 
 
 
Benjamin Hakimfar, Esq.    SVP & In-House Counsel

Benjamin Hakimfar, Esq.

SVP & In-House Counsel

Sal Farruggia   VP of Construction

Sal Farruggia

VP of Construction

Daniel Russell    VP of Development

Daniel Russell

VP of Development

Derek Suarez    VP of Acquistion & Development

Derek Suarez

VP of Acquistion & Development

 
 
Meaghan Little    Executive Assistant

Meaghan Little

Executive Assistant

Andrea Scarborough    Executive Assistant

Andrea Scarborough

Executive Assistant