Regional Director of Operations
Jesse Kremer has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Jesse graduated from American Institute of Commerce in Davenport, Iowa and studied Hotel/Restaurant Management. While in college he began working in the hotel industry and gradually moved his way up, accepting a Task Force Manager position for Tharaldson Enterprises after graduating. Within the year, Jesse accepted his first General Manager position at a former Comfort Inn in Cedar Rapids, Iowa where he managed for a couple of years before moving to Minneapolis, Minnesota to manage the Fairfield Inn by Marriott located at the Mall of America. One year later he was promoted to Regional Director and moved back to Iowa where he over saw the Eastern Iowa region for Tharaldson. Jesse continued working as Regional Director of Operations for Tharaldson which later transitioned into TMI Hospitality and was then purchased by Aimbridge. In 2019 Jesse went to work for Hawkeye Hotels, again as a Regional Director of Operations. Jesse joined the McNeill team in 2022.
Jesse has also been an involved community member. He served as Chair of his local Catholic school, Sacred Heart, for 5 years. Jesse has also been a member of the Monticello Athletic Boosters for the last 13 years where he and his wife oversee concessions. Prior to that, Jesse spent many years coaching his children's youth athletic teams.
In his spare time, Jesse enjoys spending time at his family lake house, spending time with family and friends, boating, and fishing. Jesse is also an avid sports fan, cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes, Dallas Cowboys, and Chicago Cubs.