Robert O’Loughlin is the Chairman and CEO of Lodging Hospitality Management (LHM) which he founded in 1986. In the more than 30 years LHM has been in business, O’Loughlin has developed several hotels and managed over 50 hotels around the Country. His most recent acquisition is the historic St Louis Union Station and the Curio by Hilton St Louis Union Station Hotel. Also new to the LHM family of hotels is the recently opened Boundary Restaurant at the Cheshire, Basso Italian Gastro Pub, Starbucks at the Cheshire, The Back Room, and The Upstairs at the Cheshire, Homewood Suites Westport, and the Crowne Plaza St Louis Airport Hotel.
Some of the LHM properties include the Sheratons at West Port, Hilton at the Airport, Marriott at the Airport, Hilton at the Ballpark, 360 Rooftop Bar, The Seven Gables Inn, Doubletree West Port, and the entire West Port Plaza Complex located in St. Louis County.
O’Loughlin has been in the hotel business for over 40 years where he began his career with Hilton Hotel Corporation. He managed properties in Hartford, Connecticut; Cincinnati, Ohio; Oakland and San Francisco, California. He moved to St Louis in 1976 where he grew AIRCOA Hospitality from eight hotels to 60 hotels prior to forming LHM.
He is a member of several community and business organizations including the Regional Business Council, and sits on the Boards for the Logos School, St Louis University, Washington University, Saint Louis Zoo, St Louis Sports Commission, St Louis Police Foundation, Enterprise Bank and Trust, the Jefferson National Park Association, St Louis Regional Chamber, Variety the Children’s Charity of St Louis, and past Governor of the Missouri Athletic Club.