The Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association represents more than 1,600 hotel and restaurant properties as well as industry-related service companies. It is these members that help make the hospitality industry the nation's largest private sector employer and one of the state’s most politically active and public service oriented industries. Our members are the cornerstone of the Indiana community and the backbone of our state’s economy.
InRLA strives to provide superior value and effective communication for our membership by being the voice of the foodservice industry in government and public relations, providing programs offering operational benefits, and creating opportunities for member involvement.
Chairman of the Board:
Vice Chair: Randy Shields, McDonald's - Owners Group
Treasurer: Mark McDonnell, LaSalle Grill
Immediate Past Chairman: John Benjamin, A Pots and Pans Production
AHLA Director: Jeffrey Brown, Schahet Hotels, Inc
NRA Director: Craig Huse, St. Elmo Steak House
Guy Atchison, RNDC Indiana
George Brinkmoeller, Sherman House Restaurant & Inn
Patrick Brophy, Omni Severin Hotel Indianapolis
Lennie Busch, One World Enterprises
Bruce Byrd, Dunn Hospitality
Ron Caldwell, White Lodging Corporation
Jeanna Chandler, Cafe Patachou
Rob Chinsky, Penn Station East Coast Subs
Chris Clifford, St. Elmo Steak House
Brad Cohen, Arni's Inc.
Michael Crafton, 360 Services
Bruce Dodge, Apple Sauce Inc
Jim Dora, Jr., General Hotels Corporation
Greg Ehresman, Triple XXX Family Restaurant
Blake Fogelsong, Clancys Inc. & Grindstone Charley's
John Frenz, Montana Mike's
Bob Gatto, Texas Roadhouse
Richard Ghiselli, Purdue Hospitality & Tourism Mgmt
Ben Hall, Hall's Gas House
Karen Hirsh-Cooper, Homewood Suites Lafayette
Tim Jones, Bob Evans Restaurants
Howard Kaler, Charley Creek Inn
Jefferey Kelsey, Penn Station East Coast Subs
Mark Luttik, Hilton Fort Wayne
Richard Lux, Lux Restaurants
James Morrison, Hacienda Mexican Restaurants Inc.
Mark Newman, Indiana Office of Tourism Development
Mike O'Donnell, Cunningham Restaurant Group
Chris O'Donnell, White Lodging Corporation
Vicki Overley, Heartland Payment Systems
Joesph Pinto, Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Phil Ray, JW Marriott Indianapolis
Jimmie Schindler, Bandido's
Scott Shipley, Monarch Beverage
Todd Stearns, Stanz Foodservice Inc.
Wes Stouder, Penguin Point Franchise
Joe Vezzoso, French Lick Springs | West Baden Resort
Dan Waller, Schahet Hotels, Inc.
Scott Wise, A Pots and Pans Production
Jim Zink, Jr, Zink Distributing