News & Updates

News from Southern Innkeeper Members

 Welcome new member, Lance Wagar, Pandion Alliance (7/3/2019) 

Pandion Alliance is one of the largest owners of Premier Purchasing Group, which is the largest GPO in the country.  We aggregate extremely aggressive contracts in very high areas of spend such as Food, Janitorial, Office Products, Textile Products, Merchant Services, Uniforms, Matting and hundreds more.  Pandion holds contracts with most of the leading companies in the country like US Foods, Georgia Pacific, Kimberly Clark, Cintas, American Textile, Grainger, Home Depot Pro, Staples and many more.  Our membership is absolutely free and we have no financial commitments. Bottom line, your members can take advantage of any of our cost saving contracts with no long term commitment and we hold our pricing on average for 3 year contract cycles. Pandion averages 10-15% savings in Food and Janitorial costs within the hospitality segment.

Lance Wagar
270 Scenic Overlook Dr
Nebo, NC  28761

 Welcome new member, Eric Silinsh, Glavé & Holmes Architecture (4/10/2019) 

A nationally recognized architecture, interior design, and planning firm, Glavé & Holmes Architecture was founded in 1965 in Richmond, Virginia. The firm of 70 architects, interior designers, historic preservationists, and supporting staff, maintains a diverse and integrated portfolio demonstrating expertise in numerous market areas, including Higher Education, Cultural, Civic, Hospitality, and Residential. Clients are provided with comprehensive services whether projects involve new buildings, additions to buildings, renovations, or adaptive reuse. G&HA upholds an ongoing legacy of creating highly functional, context-specific designs that fit into the cultural and historical milieu of a given community. Extensive experience and talent conjures the historical and architectural values necessary to create a desirable and lasting impact.


Eric Silinsh, Director, Hospitality Studio
2101 East Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23223
(804) 649-9303

 Welcome new member, Jay Brown, The Dunhill Hotel (2/28/2019) 

Discover sophisticated accommodations enhanced by our gracious Southern hospitality, historic setting, and ideal location in the heart of Charlotte’s Uptown. An oasis of calm amid the hustle and bustle of the city, The Dunhill Hotel is steeped in history and surrounded by modern significance. Our Uptown Charlotte location puts guests within walking distance of area art galleries, museums, corporate headquarters, nightlife, shopping, and much more. Our iconic boutique hotel is Charlotte’s premier venue for upscale events—including elegant weddings, fun-filled family reunions, corporate meetings, and executive retreats.

Jay Brown
The Dunhill Hotel
237 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC  28202

 Welcome new member, Debra MacKinnon, Signature Napkins (7/3/2018) 


The internationally recognized and awarded leader in luxury napkins, Signature Napkins is the preferred napkin for exclusive brands.  We combine the elegance of fine linens and expert craftmanship to satisfy the most discerning clients.  The new napkins have a unique strengthened construction, improved hand and aesthetic design.  Signature Napkins reimagined cotton napkins have been selected by Forbes Travel Guide as the Official Cotton Cocktail Napkins of 2019.


Debra MacKinnon
306 Jersey Ave
Spring Lake, NJ 07762