About Us

HLC Hotels Inc.'s executive and management teams are led by Charley Aimone and Charles Roberts, principals and operating managers.  Both have more than 30 years experience in the industry.  Under their direction, a team of primarily Savannah-based hospitality professionals implement innovative, responsive and creative solutions for the challenges facing today’s hotel owners.

Charley Aimone, Principal and President/CFO –  Charley Aimone is a Certified Public Accountant who joined HLC Hotels in 1983.  He specializes in a profit maximization approach that has amplified the financial success of HLC Hotels.  He is responsible for long range strategic planning and continuous evaluation of HLC Hotels' business management.

Charles Roberts, Principal and Vice President/Operations – Charles Roberts is a seasoned hotelier with more than 30 years experience in the industry including operating brand properties such as Comfort Suites, Days Inn, Holiday Inn, Best Western, Ramada, Quality Inn and Econolodge. He established the operating foundation for a limited-service hotel chain and for six upscale historic inns Savannah. He has extensive experience in training, renovations, and all aspects of hands-on-management for full-service and limited-service hotels. 

Cindy Roberts, Corporate Director of Sales & Marketing – Cindy Roberts has a background in public relations, advertising, sales and marketing. She joined HLC Hotels in 1998, and manages all digital marketing, social media and advertising for HLC’s properties.

Courtney Roberts, Revenue Manager - Courtney Roberts has 12 years hands-on experience in the hotel business.  She is responsible for implementing revenue management operations and procedures, identifying new revenue opportunities and optimizing and expanding distribution partnerships.

Cindi Griffith, Operations & Accounting Assistant - With more than 20 years experience in the hospitality industry, Cindi has a background in hands-on hotel management that enhances her role in HLC's human resources, payroll and office management duties.

Lori Lang, Operations & Marketing Assistant - Lori Lang has a 20+ year background in multiple hotel brand operations and marketing.  She has experience in customer service, reservations and all aspects of support for both full-service and limited-service hotels.