Jennifer Gipfert

CEO, Owner


Jennifer joined family-owned TWC Management in 2009 after completing a degree in hospitality management. She is a Certified Hotel Administrator. Jennifer has been raised in the world of limited service properties and garnered experience in the full-service market while attending college. She is responsible for the development and operations of the company’s hotel portfolio. Jennifer’s strategic revenue management process has elevated the financial performance of TWC’s hotels. In her roles as General Manager, Regional Operations Manager, Director of Operations and Development, and now CEO she oversees all operations and identifies, plans for, and manages the acquisition or construction of additional hotels. She has served as the Governor in Nebraska and currently serves as the Governor for Northeast Colorado for the Best Western Board of Directors. Jennifer also serves on the Global Quality Assurance Committee for Best Western.​

Preston Hofer

Accountant, Consultant, Owner


Preston is a partner in the Denver-based firm Harper, Hofer, & Associates. He is a CPA/CFF with a Master’s in Tax. His expertise in tax accounting, family wealth preservation, and advising in industries including hospitality, real estate, manufacturing, telecommunications, and high-tech have made him an essential part of the TWC team. He is skilled in creatively structuring deals, fairly negotiating contract terms, and leveraging excess capital  to help investors optimize their returns. Preston was instrumental in formation and growth of TWC Management for the past 25 years. He is a well-respected business valuation expert having testified at numerous Colorado hearings. His wealth of knowledge has been a key factor in the success had by TWC Management.​

Our Team

David L. Halverson

Regional Operations Manager


David is the liaison between each property and the management company and assists the General Manager with day-to-day operations. He ensures that the highest quality service and product is being offered at all times. He is also responsible for providing human resource management at each property.

Amanda Dalrymple

Director of Marketing


Amanda has an extensive 12 year background in both marketing and design and has built her reputation on leading the market with innovative ideas and tactics. She designs action steps focused on maximizing revenues, strategizing and implementing correct marketing tactics, and putting steps in place for maximum optimization on all digital channels to the portfolio. She is responsible for maximizing occupancy and the ADR (average daily rate) through effective marketing efforts. Amanda is an active member of the Forbes Communications Council and is a Certified Marketing Professional.

Kari Casterline

Regional Sales Manager


Kari generates top line revenue for each hotel by identifying, developing, and maintaining property sales objectives. She is responsible for maximizing yield through direct sales and revenue management.

Peyton Hofer

Director of Finance


Peyton began his career in hospitality as a front desk agent in 2009 during the summers while he completed his college degree. He gained valuable experience working throughout all hotel departments. When he finished his degree in Finance, he joined the team full time as the Regional Operations Manager in 2014. He worked directly with each hotel General Manager and assisted in the day-to-day operations to ensure that the highest quality service and product was always being offered to our guests, while budgeted expenses were being adhered to. He transitioned into the Director of Finance position in 2017 and became responsible all financial aspects of the properties including payroll, budgeting, and accounts payable/receivable activities. He is also member of the Future Leader’s Group with Best Western.

Anna Merrill

President, Owner


​Anna is the founder and President of TWC Management, LLC. She is a Certified Hotel Administrator and has 25+ years of experience in the hotel management business. She has had an ownership interest in and actively managed six (7) different properties. Anna has been involved in all aspects of hotel management, from development, to ground up construction, to daily operations and financial accounting. She has served as the Governor of Northeast Colorado for the Board of Directors  of Best Western, as well as the Education and Training Committee for several years. In her role as a Governor, she was a mentor for other Best Western properties in her region. She has also served on Choice Hotel’s International Owner’s Council (I.O.C.) and AmericInn’s Owner’s Advisory Board. Anna’s ability to successfully negotiate favorable lending terms stems from her banking background prior to her move to the hospitality industry.​