Our Team

Luke Chamblee
Founder & CEO

Luke has over 15 years of real-estate and property development, management, and brokerage experience. Having achieved success in numerous hotel cycles and developing over 100,000-square feet of retail space, Luke brings a unique understanding and appreciation of the various components of the hotel investment business to his portfolio. He has been instrumental in leading his team to manage industry award winning properties, as well as generate and sustain operating profitability. Luke graduated from the University of Mississippi with a double major in General Business and Real-Estate.

Clay Scruggs
VP of Development

Clay joined LRC2 Properties in November 2017. Previously, Clay spent 13 years in commercial real estate development managing the SE Regional Operations team for a 2.3 billion dollar company managing $380M in revenue. Clay oversees every scope of the development process for LRC2 to make sure projects are run efficiently, on schedule, and in budget.

Nina Gara Nail
VP of Operations

Nina has 30 years of experience in the hotel industry including full service, limited service and extended stay service. She is the Vice President of Operations for LRC2 Properties and oversees the management of 4 hotels, including the design, development and operations. During her time with LRC2, her hotels have won 3 Torchbearer Awards and 6 Quality Excellence Awards, which ranks the hotels in the top 3% of over 4600 hotels in the IHG system worldwide.

Missy Breeden
Controller

Missy Breeden is responsible for all financial accounting and reporting, tax planning, and compliance for LRC2, as well as its subsidiaries and partnerships. The outcome is timely and accurate results, highly customized reports, and specialized planning methods for LRC2 management, customers, lenders, joint venture partners and tenants. She is a graduate of Mississippi College where she earned her Masters of Business Administration, Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner degrees

Beth Chamblee
VP of Sales and Marketing

With over 15 years of sales experience, Beth leads and drives revenue strategies for hotel properties owned and managed by LRC2 Properties. She oversees the design and implementation of sales and marketing plans for each managed property, while monitoring their success and making adjustments accordingly to achieve maximum GOP. She is also instrumental in the pre-opening phase of development through her collaboration with branding, public relations, and interior design firms for each project.

Adam Salters
Director of Operations

Adam has over 18 years of experience in the hotel industry including resort, full service, limited service, and extended stay service. He has diverse experience in independent properties as well as branded hotels such as Hilton, Marriott, and IHG. As the Director of Operations for LRC2 Properties, Adam assists with overseeing the management of 4 hotels, including revenue management. During his career he has assisted with the opening of two hotels which were Graduate Oxford and Home2 Suites by Hilton.

Katie Cofer
Executive Director of Sales and Marketing

With 11 years of experience in sales and hospitality industries, Katie brings a comprehensive understanding of sales and marketing to the LRC2 team. Katie champions the sales staff of each managed property by assisting in training, prospect identification and strategic planning. She directs all marketing and sales strategies, overseeing consumer and field marketing activities, advertising, public relations, e-commerce and social media. Katie ensures top performance for group sales and negotiated accounts at the corporate and local level.