Pacific Inn President


Rodger Forni

President & Chief Executive Officer

Founder and CEO of Pacific Inns LLC, Rodger Forni has been developing and managing hotels since 1975. In the early years of his career, he developed over 2,000 rooms in 24 new hotels and motels for an independent west coast chain; mostly ground-up projects ranging from limited service to four star, full service properties with restaurants and convention spaces.

Rodger has independently developed, co-owned, managed or consulted on over 125 hotels from limited-service to full-service luxury properties. In 1992 Rodger founded Pacific Inns as his primary operating company. Since then, Pacific Inns has provided a full range of hands-on hospitality management and development consulting services to numerous clients - from several one-site, individual-owner projects to major national brand developments, including Marriott Springhill Suites, Hilton Hampton Inns, Wyndham La Quinta Inn & Suites, IHG (Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Indigo, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites), Best Western Plus, and Choice Hotels (Comfort Inn & Suites, Sleep Inn & Suites, and Quality Inn & Suites).

In addition to full-charge hospitality management services, Rodger’s experience also includes project feasibility analysis and site selection. He has had oversight of construction, remodeling, project management and cost containment. Rodger also helps banks and trustees protect their assets by efficient management and preparation for the sale of properties in receivership. Rodger’s reputation for excellence has earned him numerous awards and recognition in hospitality management.

Rodger Forni currently manages over 20 hotels across the United States with several new construction hotel development projects under way.

Responsibilities & Areas of Expertise:

  • Brand Positioning
  • Franchise Selection & Relations
  • Construction & Development Consulting
  • Project Feasibility Analysis
  • Site Selection
  • Design Evaluation
  • Cost Analysis
  • Receivership Preparation & Management
  • Strategic Sales
  • Member of La Quinta Inns & Suites Advisory Board
  • Member of IHG Candlewood Brand Council
  • Member of IHG Owners Association


​What does Rodger love most about his job?

“The relationships I make. I am grateful to have worked with the majority of my clients and brand representatives for decades now. Many of which, I also call my friends.”