415 E Ash Ave, Suite D Decatur, IL 62526 (701) 271-2700

About Us

Since his first hotel acquisition in 1982, Gary Tharaldson has owned over 350 hotel properties throughout the United States. He has been instrumental in developing prototype properties for the likes of Marriott and Hilton, and has received numerous Developer of the Year awards from the same highly respected franchise companies.

Tharaldson Hospitality Management LLC, operates a portfolio of business class hotels under franchise license agreements with Intercontinental Hotels Group, Marriott International and Hilton. Our goal is to maximize the operational quality and financial performance of our hotels, grow market share and enhance the performance of our hotels through the constant pursuit of superior levels of quality, efficiency and service.

Our people are our strength and we believe in allowing individuals at all levels the freedom to be creative, solve problems and implement their decisions. THM, formed in January 2011, manages 41 hotels in 14 states with additional hotels opening in 2018.

– Company Mission Statement –

Tharaldson Hospitality Management’s mission is to operate the most profitable hotels in the world by hiring the brightest people and providing them with the tools and know-how to produce industry-leading bottom lines. We will constantly pursue this mission while never sacrificing the satisfaction of our guests or employees.


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Tharaldson Hospitality Management recognizes the importance of giving back to the community and to those in need. We are honored and proud to support many national and local organizations. In 2014 we began our focused partnership with Clean The World.
Clean the World, Recycling soap, Saving Lives

“As a growing hotel company with the best brand partners, we want to make sure that we set a great example in giving back.  Partnering with Clean the World provides the opportunity to help those less fortunate in a way that is operationally seamless” says Aimee Fyke, COO of Tharaldson Hospitality Management.


Our team members actively support the following organizations throughout the country by event participation, donating their time, and partnering in fundraising efforts.

American Red Cross          Children’s Miracle Network Hospital             Habitat for Humanity®                Toys for Tots         Wounded Warrior Project

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