The Madison Hospitality Group's management team combines in-depth experience and broad ranging skills to achieve property performance levels consistently higher than the industry average. Our team of professionals ranges from owners of hotels and restaurants to seasoned professionals of multi-unit hotels and restaurants with a long standing of major brand affiliates.

Steve Madison, President
Steve Madison, President, is based out of the corporate office in Brainerd, MN. His industry background includes both management and ownership of hotels and restaurants. He has 20 years of experience in lodging and restaurant operations and took his first general manager position at the age of twenty one.
Steve was once a trainer for new owners and managers for a national limited service brand. He was also a general manager at several full service lodging properties before becoming involved in multi-unit operations. Steve has directed the purchase and sale of several lodging and other real estate properties.
His responsibilities include oversight of the the operations of all areas of the management company. In addition, he is the owner or lead principal of several properties that the management company currently operates.

Steve has received his CHA designation and has also served on the Board of the Minnesota Hotel Association and several convention and visitor's bureaus.

William T. Schultz, Vice President
Bill Schultz, Vice President and Partner, is based out of Alexandria, MN. His responsibilities include hotel operational and sales support, strategic planning, new hotel development, renovation, management contracts, and acquisitions.

Bill has 22 years of hospitality experience, including positions with the Ramkota Companies/Regency Inns management, Morrison Incorporated/Ruby Tuesday and Kamps Craven Partnership. While involved with all of these companies, Bill held various positions in every facet of the hotel operations and casual dining restaurant operations from the General Manager position on down.
Since 1998, Bill has been responsible for multi-unit operations for the Madison Hospitality Group, LLC and Madison Properties, Inc. which include franchises of Holiday Inn, Best Western, Choice, AmericInn as well as independent resort and boutique locations.

Bill attended the University of Wisconsin-Stout where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Bill has taken an active role within his community, including President of the Alexandria Lodging Tax Association, Advisory Committee for the Alexandria Technical College, and Executive Board member for the Chamber of Commerce

Kirk J. Schultz, Vice President
Kirk Schultz, Vice President and Partner, is based out of Stillwater, MN. His responsibilities include hotel and restaurant operations, new hotel development, renovation, management contracts, acquisitions and strategic planning.

Kirk has over 30 years of hotel and restaurant experience. He has been responsible for operating several hotels and restaurants as well as multi-unit management. His leadership experience includes a wide array of properties and leading brands: full service, limited service, water parks, extended stay, independent and economy hotels along with casual theme and family dining restaurants.

Brand experience with InterContinental Hotels (Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites), Hilton (Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites), Choice (Sleep Inn and Comfort Inn), as well as experience with independent resort and boutique locations.

Kirk's experiences prior to joining the Madison Hospitality Group include 14 years with Torgerson Properties, Inc., a leading franchisee in Minnesota and Florida. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President and was a member of the Board of Directors. New hotel openings, repositioning properties, renovation programs and implementation of comprehensive, property-specific business and marketing plans are also part of his background.

Kirk graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Active within his community, he is a member of civic organizations and Past President of the Minnesota Lodging Association.
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Madison Hospitality Group, LLC
Corporate Office 1914 South 7th Street Brainerd, MN 56401 Phone: 218.829.8730