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Paul Fairholm
With 20 years experience as a health care administrator working with assisted living facilities, nursing homes, a psychiatric hospital and even a facility for developmentally disables, Paul is the partner in charge of the opening and operating of all senior care facilities.

Experience: Marriott Senior Living (1990-1995), Commonwealth of Virginia (1984-1990)
Education: MBA-Virginia Commonwealth University (1989), Bachelor of Science-BYU (1984)
email: paulf@westernstateslodging.com
Gary Griffiths

Gary has worked as an accounting manager, controller, chief financial officer, and director of finance since 1980. His experience includes performing feasibility analysis for Marriott corporation and opening the first western-managed joint venture in Poland. he is now responsible for development of Western States Lodging.

Experience: Marriot Corporation (1987-1994), Stott, Inc. (1985-1987), Deer Valley Resort (1983-1985).
Education: Bachelor of Science (1981) and post graduate-BYU.
email: garyg@westernstateslodging.com
Richard Miles

Having obtained a general construction license in 1975, Richard worked in residential construction, building over 300 homes, and in commercial construction developing and building office communities, fast food facilities, and apartment complexes. He now oversees construction projects of Western States Lodging.

Experience: President of Richard Miles Construction and Development through 1996.
Education: Bachlor of Science-University of Utah (1975).
email: dickm@westernstateslodging.com
Stephen Miles

With a 20 year history in real estate development and sales, Stephen is the partner responsible for the development aspect of Western States projects. Specific background includeds developing 66,000 square feet of office space and securing income tax credits for elderly housing projects. He is now responsible for development of Western States Lodging.

Experience: Real Estate Sales (1981-1984), Owner/Broker of Stephen P. Miles and Associates (1991-1994).
Education: Bachelor of Science-University of Utah (1982).
email: stevem@westernstateslodging.com
David Webster

From controller to general manager to President/CEO, David has a history of achieving group and personal objectives. Adding to a strong background in hotel management, David is the partner responsible for the successful development and management of lodging properties.

Experience: Hotel Temple Square (1994-1997), Marriot Senior Living (1991-1994), Marriot Hotel and Resorts (1982-1991).
Education: Masters-American Graduate School of International Management (1981), Bachlor of Science-U of U (1980).
email: davew@westernstateslodging.com