Home Tags Cobblestone Hotels

Tag: Cobblestone Hotels

Fours Tips for Creating a Successful Company With Staying Power

Brian Wogernese
Brian Wogernese, president and CEO of Cobblestone Hotels, has been in the hotel business for almost 30 years. He was introduced to the industry as a shuttle driver, and later moved to the operations side. It was here that he honed his skills everywhere from the front desk and maintenance to management and food and beverage. Wogernese started Cobblestone...

Cobblestone Hotels’ Brian Wogernese Develops a New Outlook on Franchising

Brian Wogernese
Brian Wogernese has been in the hotel business for almost 30 years—since the early 90s. He was introduced to the industry as a shuttle driver, and later moved to the operations side. It was here that he honed his skills everywhere from the front desk and maintenance to management and food and beverage. Until 2008, Wogernese was operating in bigger...

Cobblestone Inn & Suites Breaks Ground in Ashland, Wisconsin

Cobblestone Inn & Suites Ashland Ground Breaking
Neenah, Wis.—Cobblestone Hotels, LLC broke ground on the Cobblestone Inn & Suites in downtown Ashland, Wis., in a ceremony attended by members of the community and local businesses. The new edition is part of continued efforts to reenergize the city's downtown. “Many years ago, in a former building, we had this restaurant, and when we lost it to a fire,...

Cobblestone Hotels Opens 50th Property

NEENAH, Wis.—Cobblestone Hotels has opened its 50th Hotel in Steele, N.D. “When we started this brand we had planned on building one or two hotels a year,” said Brian Wogernese, cofounder and president of Cobblestone Hotels. “Then the phone started to ring with small communities across the country that needed hotels. From then on we put a goal in...

How Cobblestone Hotels’ President Built His Own Brand

Less humble leaders may have a hard time caring about the “little people.” For Brian Wogernese, no voice is too small. Though the cofounder and president of Neenah, Wis.-based Cobblestone Hotels will see his 50th property open in 2015, he has remained focused on pleasing the undervalued and overlooked since taking up the role of franchisor in 2008. “We...