Scott Somerville

CHA, President + Principal

With 20+ years of hotel and resort management Scott, as the President of Renascent Hospitality, is responsible for total operational and strategic growth of the company. Through providing superior guest and associate service and an overall great hotel experience each hotel will be the very best it can be.


Scott has served in various senior level leadership and ownership roles with for individual hotels, regional hotel groups, and hotel management firms. He has built a great reputation with many brands including Marriott, Intercontinental, Starwood and Hilton through continued hotel successes. From his start as a hotel bellman, Scott has spent his entire professional career in the hotel industry and has been involved in every facet of the hospitality management — proving himself project after project.


Prior to forming Renascent Hospitality, Scott was the President, and Principal, of FLG Hospitality. While with FLG Scott assisted in the growth of the company from its very beginning to ultimately overseeing 18 hotels across the country that spanned the full range of the hotel spectrum. Scott is and has been directly involved with the development and operations of hotels ranging from select service to 4/5 star full service and most recently was instrumental in the successful development and opening of the $61 million dollar Hilton Hotel & Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. Scott serves on the Board of Directors for several local and national hospitality associations. In January 2014, Scott was named to the Visit Salt Lake Board of Trustees.

Jim Burkett

Vice President of sales

Jim has 28 years of hotel experience in a number of different areas. Not only has he excelled as a Sales Manager, Director of Sales, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for various companies, Jim has also spent quite a bit of time in operations as well. He is responsible for oversight of hotel level operations and hotel performance. Having specialized in the opening of new hotels and turn around projects as a General Manager, Jim provides valuable leadership in the essential areas of a successful hotel.


Jim also works directly with hotels to communicate franchise-related sales and marketing strategies and provide guidance to properties in staffing and management to create an efficient and effective sales office. Jim’s style of constantly balancing superior guest service, associate satisfaction, and brand awareness leads Renascent’s hotels to exceptional bottom line results.

Robyn Mounce

Chief Financial Officer
Robyn has 30+ years of experience in the hospitality industry.  She oversees the accounting, tax, treasury and internal audit functions for the each of the managed hotels, as well as the corporate management company.  Robyn provides leadership and strategic direction for the company’s financial vision, and directly oversees accounting, payroll administration, human resources, insurance administration and information technology.   Robyn works directly with hotels to building financial models, analyze and prepare financial statements, and reconcile income and expenses. Prior to joining Renascent Hospitality, Robyn spent 13 years as the owner and CFO of a family-owned Bar and Restaurant. 

Jim Petrone

Vice President of Operations

Jim has 30 years of hotel experience in a number of different areas. Having started his career as an Assistant Chief Engineer, he has held numerous positions including Executive Housekeeper, General Manager, Area Manager and is now serving as our VP of Operations. He is responsible for oversight of our co-working locations, hotel operations and hotel performance. Having specializing in the opening of new hotels and turn around projects as a General Manager, Jim provides valuable leadership in the essential areas of a successful property.


Jim also works directly with hotels & co-working offices to communicate franchise-related sales and marketing strategies as well as provide guidance to properties in staffing and management to create an efficient and effective property.

Anthony Loos

Director of Operations

Anthony Loos is the Colorado Regional Director of Operations. His responsibilities include oversight of financial management, hotel operations, staffing, and general management to enable efficiency and high-quality service offerings.  As a seasoned professional with 30 years of experience, Anthony is known for delivering financial performance, maximizing operational excellence, and developing solutions.  In addition to his expertise in operations, Anthony also has a proven track record in new property construction, property renovation, and opening new hotels where he is known for building collaborative relationships to complete projects on time and on budget.  


A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Parke, NY, Anthony began his career as a chef at the Michelin-Starred restaurant, the Inn at Little Washington in Washington, VA.  After four years in free-standing restaurants, Anthony transitioned to hotel hospitality where he held positions including Executive Chef, Director of Food and Beverage, Hotel Manager and General Manager for various hospitality companies in Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland, California, and Colorado.  He most recently served as the General Manger of Hilton Garden Inn, Arvada.  Prior to that, Anthony was the General Manager of Aloft Denver Westminster where he oversaw preopening construction, opening, and ongoing operations for the property.

Jessica Somerville

Director of Business Development & Procurement

Jessica has a strong record of accomplishment in growing external client relationships, sales, and organizational proficiencies. A graduate of the University of Utah, Jessica earned her MBA from the University of Phoenix. She has excelled as an Executive Assistant, Communications Intern, Retail Leadership Director, Assistant Manager, and various Sales & Marketing Support roles.

Her responsibilities include building market position by location, developing, and closing business relationships, as well as location business deals by contacting potential partners. Developing proposals in response to requests for proposals (RFPs) is another important aspect of Jessica’s job duties. Once new business has been won, she works with other department heads and staff to coordinate account startup. Jessica has led our organization in process improvement and procurement best practices.

Sarah Smith

Operations Manager

As Operations Manager, Sarah is responsible for assisting in operations for all the hospitality-based projects with the Company’s portfolio. Sarah provides leadership and strategic planning to all departments in support of our service culture, with a specialty in human resources/associate retention and maximizing revenue and guest satisfaction. Her dedication, willingness to learn, interpersonal skills, and ability to jump into almost any role at the locations as needed have proven to be incredibly valuable both at and above the property level.