SERVICES

UNDERWRITING & PROFITABILITY

Optimizing the performance of your existing operation or underwriting a new business is core to our experience.  Offering site selection, hotel valuation consulting, repositioning and reflatting services unique to your needs.

MASTER PLANNING,

SPACIAL PLANNING &

DESIGN INSPIRATION

It's crucial that the layout and design of your property fits with your overarching brand. We can help lead or supplement your spacial planning and design process needs.

OPERATIONALIZATION & BRAND ACTIVATION

This is where your brand comes to life. We will guide you on the channels to activate and how high to turn the volume.

Our strategic marketing plan will allow you to reach the masses.

SOCIAL MEDIA &

PR STRATEGY

Your handcraafted brand is built, now it's time to get the word out. Our social media and PR channel strategy focuses heavily on engangement and keeping your brand in front of your target audeince, constantly.

CONCEPT IDENTITY

& BRAND DEVELOPMENT

 We identify your target audience and what they crave. This sets the foundation for us to build your brand from the ground up. Our handcrafted Brand Playbook will be the heartbeat of your concept.

REBRAND &

RELAUNCH

STRATEGY

Not all properties are new, some have the challenge of rebranding and relaunching in an existing space. We pride ourselves in the ability to redefine a space and bring it to life.

CULTURE & COMMUNITY INTEGRATION

Your brand cannont live on just paper, it needs to emulate through the team members and service touchpoints. We provide guidance and training for your team on how to 'live' the brand within your space and in the community.

PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY

Visuals, visuals, visuals.

A must-have piece in communicating your brand.

Our onsite photography and videography brings the visual representation of your handcrafted brand to life. 

 

OUR WORK

A collection of hotels and restaurants we've handcrafted with passion,

married with inspirational imagery for our future projects.

To view a list of projects that we've completed or have under construction: Please Click Here

 

ABOUT US

WORKING TOGETHER TO MAXIMIZE THE PROFIT OF YOUR BRAND

EMG was created to partner with owners and developers of hotels, bars and restaurants to guide them in the creation of new operations, rebranding or to reposition existing operations.  

Working together we create a partnership to achieve success for the associates, guests and you the owner.

We are business partners from pre-development to post-opening operations offering a balanced and comprehensive approach. 

WHAT MOTIVATES US?

There are so many brands in the world today, but few great ones.  To be able to create and launch a new brand that is relevant in its marketplace absolutely fires us up.  This is the driving force the team at Endurance Management Group.

Affiliated Projects Prior to EMG:

Geis Hospitality, Cleveland, OH

     - The 9 Cleveland

     - Metropolitan at The 9 Cleveland, Autograph Collection

     - Adega, Modern Mediterranean

     - Azure Sun Lounge

     - Vault Social Club

     - Wild Eagle Saloon, Cleveland, OH

Marcus Hotels & Resorts

     - Mason Street Grill, Milwaukee, WI

     - The Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee, WI

     - ChopHouse, Bloomington, MN, Lake Geneva,

           Milwaukee & Madison, WI

     - Skirvin Hilton Hotel, Oklahoma City, OK

     - The Platinum Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

     - Marriott Cornhusker, Lincoln, NE

     - Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, Lake Geneva, WI

     - WELL Spa + Salon, Lake Geneva, WI, Milwaukee, WI,

           Las Vegas, NV

KEITH HALFMANN

Creator & Branding Guy - President & CEO

When Keith began endurance training to compete in triathlons and ultimately, IronMan, he recognized that the focus, perseverance and dedication he applied to training were the same characteristics he has always applied to business.  He recognized that this set him apart and this dedication allowed him to become an award-winning hospitality executive specializing in all phases of the hospitality industry, including concept creation, brand development, activation and operationalization, social media campaigns, team training and compliance audits.

MEGAN DUNIEC

Marketing & More - Brand Strategy & Operationalization

Megan is a seasoned marketing and branding executive who fell in love with the service and hospitality industry at an early age while preparing and serving meals at a National Guard training facility in Northwest Ohio.

She has carried that experience over her professional marketing career, and over-delivering on the promise is what matters most to her.  This entails every touch point of the guest experience, from drawing the client in to the point when they leave truly blown away by their experience.

SHARON RANDOLPH

Organization Queen - Brand Operationalization & Activation

With twenty years of experience in the hospitality industry, Sharon has worked for independent properties, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Ritz-Carlton and as a private consultant.

She specializes in project management and operational development for new openings, renovations and revitalizing existing operations with a focus towards driving profitability through revenue optimization and cost containment.​

GRANT HALFMANN

"The Voice" - Photography & Videography

Grant first discovered he saw things differently when playing golf as a young man.  He was able to read the course in a way that set him apart.  Soon he translated this ability into photography and what would become his life's passion.

Whether capturing moments and experiences for business or pleasure, Grant's unique perspective continues to draw people to his work.

LAURA CIOCIA

Over-Communicator - Digital Communications

Laura is an expert digital communications strategist and brand planner with nearly 15 years of professional experience spanning the CPG, Beverage, Hospitality, Automotive, Technology, and Healthcare industries. 

Adept at both analytics and storytelling, Laura excels at creating authentic brand experiences that move people to action.

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