Our Team

Mike Lai - President

Since establishing APX, Mr. Mike Lai led the team behind five franchised hotel developments between 2005-2009, earning him the prestigious Intercontinental Hotel Group Canadian "Developer of the Year" award in 2008. In 2014, the team opened The Hampton Inn by Hilton Lloydminster and the Hampton Square Lloydminster commercial retail development.

Mr. Lai’s meticulous attention to detail, strategic planning and strong relationship building principles are evident in his calculated approach to land acquisition, development, construction and business operations. Under Mr.Lai’s leadership, the team at APX have maintained top market share, high brand performance and superior guest service in all of the communities we operate in.

Patty Guo - Vice President of Finance

Patty is an analytical, cost focused expert with over 15 years of financial experience in the hospitality industry. She oversees all of APX’s financial operations and is involved in planning and budgeting for future success as well as designing and implementing accounting procedures. As an executive leader with high integrity, Patty also ensures compliance with local and national reporting regulations.

With a strong background in both hotel and property management, Patty has prepared and participated in mergers and acquisition negotiations as well as assessments of business value and growth prospects.


Benson Wong - Executive Director of Operations

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Doug Wetenkamp MCSE, PMC - Director of Information Technology

An IT Network and Project Manager with over 15 years of expertise in the Network infrastructure and Project Management field supporting large scale projects for national hotel groups. Successfully delivered small- to large-scale, mission-critical projects while staying on time and under budget throughout Canada. Highly analytical with the ability to problem solve complex business and technical problems with expert knowledge in many operating systems and network architectures. Team-based management style and excellent interpersonal-communication skills.

Nilesh Sonawane - Area Director of Sales

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