David Lenz founded NCG Hospitality in 1981. NCG Hospitality was formed for the purpose of developing, owning and operating premium select-service hotels. Dave is responsible for the company’s long-term growth strategy and positioning in the hospitality industry.
Dave began his energetic career as a commercial loan officer and appraiser, working for commercial mortgage bankers and savings & loan institutions. He served fourteen years as an officer in the 176th Fighter Squadron of the Wisconsin Air National Guard. Through his work with the Badger Air Community Council, he was awarded Honorary Commander status for the 115th Fighter Wing. Dave was the recipient of the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association 2018 Distinguished Real Estate Alumnus award.
Today he continues his aviation interest as the senior pilot for NCG’s CJ3 aircraft. In addition to flying, Dave enjoys spending time with his wife and family and his grandkids.