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Apollo Hospitality Management Team

Dawnia Cravatt - General Manager La Quinta Inn & Suites Central Ardmore

Dawnia Cravatt joined our team in 2009 as a Front Desk Service Representative bringing previous retail and 5 years of hospitality experience with her.  She is a graduate of Murray State College, holding an Associates Degree in Psychology, which she has found very helpful in team management and guest relations.  Mrs. Cravatt became part of Apollo Hospitality Firm working through different positions as a Front Desk Service Representative, Front Office Manager, and General Manager currently of La Quinta Inn & Suites Central.  During her time with the company, she has gained experience in working with renovations.  Mrs. Cravatt’s attraction to Apollo and her passion for working for the Firm is the family dynamic and enjoyable work environment as well as the opportunities to grow both professionally and personally.  As the GM she strives for her staff to feel empowered as part of the team knowing that each one is valued in whatever role they are assigned. She wants each guest to feel they are at home and to know they play a very important role and will always be heard and respected.  Dawnia has a growing team and a passion for her hotel and love providing her guests with "Better Service, Better Quality, Guaranteed!"    
(580) 220-2990 |

Wolfgang Pazem - General Manager La Quinta Inn & Suites Wichita Falls - MSU Area

Wolfgang Pazem joined Apollo Hospitality Firm in the spring of 2014 bringing over 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Mr. Pazem has held several positions in the hospitality industry working his way up the ranks: Executive Housekeeper, Operations Manager, and General Manager. He enjoys leading a team of professionals and the variety of the Management position. After working for one of the biggest hospitality management companies in the United States, Mr. Pazem has chosen to be a part of the Apollo Hospitality Family because of the swift turnaround time to questions and concerns helping him run a smooth and almost flawless operation. His team is known for providing their guests with superior service, and offering a clean well-maintained hotel.  This Manager and his staff are “Here for You!”
(940) 386-9547 |

Lori Whittington - General Manager - Candlewood Suites Ardmore

Lori Whittington began working in the hospitality industry in 2012 and joined Apollo Hospitality Firm in July of 2016.  With an academic background in Education and Psychology and experience and knowledge in the various areas of the hotel industry including Front Desk Agent, Housekeeping, and Sales Manager, she is better able to tailor and provide the exceptional service her guests may need.   Ms. Whittington states, “My staff is the cornerstone of making our hotel successful.  This team of individuals is wonderful to work with and make coming to work fun.”  Lori most enjoys working for Apollo due to the family oriented atmosphere and the continuous training that is given to be successful.  
(580) 226-0100 |

Brandi Edmonds - Director of Sales

Brandi Edmonds joined Apollo Hospitality Firm in January 2017 as the Director of Sales with 18 years of experience in the industry.   Ms. Edmonds is a graduate of East Central University with a major in Biology, Chemistry, and Math.   Brandi enjoys working within the hotel and the community to ensure that the product our hotels offer is a solution for our guests.  She strives to provide a consistently positive experience with an “at home” environment not only for our guests but also our employees.  She likes that each day offers something different at work.  Brandi enjoys most that Apollo Hospitality Firm is a family owned and operated business with a corporate support and structure with equally qualified employees who work together as a team.
(580) 226-0100 |
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