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Angela Harrington


The President, CEO, and commander in Chief of Catalyst Hospitality. This badass woman owns the Highlander Hotel, one of two woman-owned hotels in Iowa, and guess what? She also owns the other one. This lifelong entrepreneur vows never to stay in a chain hotel, ever.

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Amelia Nickle

Director of Operations

Amelia Nickel has worn many hats throughout her time with the company, now as the Director of Operations of the Highlander Hotel. She is the Jack of All Trades and can solve any problem and put out any fire. Without her, neither hotel would be what it is today.