Meet The Team


Kathryn Proctor, President

Dick Lopez, Broker Associate

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Kathryn (Seo) Proctor, CHB, President, has spent the last fifteen years in the hotel and real estate industries. She worked for an international hotel brokerage firm and then held acquisition and development roles at two of the major boutique hotel companies, most recently Kimpton Hotels. For the five years prior to joining LBN in 2013, Kathryn led due diligence efforts on acquiring boutique hotels, and has valued hundreds of hotels and inns across the country. In 2020 Kathryn was awarded with the designation of Certified Hotel Broker (CHB). Kathryn is one of only four licensed individuals in California that have this designation. Kathryn holds a degree in Real Estate Finance from Cornell University. 


Hotel Brokers International US Mountain/Pacific Salesperson/ Broker of the Year 2017, 2018 & 2019, Salesperson of the Year 2014, 2015, & 2016

California’s #1 Inn and Bed & Breakfast Salesperson

Office: 707-257-2759 Ext.1

Mobile: 415-606-4587


BRE #: 01926922

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Dick Lopez, CHB, obtained a real estate license in 1971, and became a broker in 1973. Dick began a lodging broker career in 1984 and started his lodging company in 1992. In 2005 Dick served as President of Hotel Brokers International (HBI) and holds the designation of a Certified Hotel Broker (CHB), which he was awarded in 1996. Dick is one of only four licensed individuals in California that have this designation.

Former President of Hotel Brokers International

Office: 707-257-2759 Ext.2

Mobile: 707-483-8134


BRE #: 00399920


Jared Hershler, Agent Associate

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Jared Hershler, Agent Associate, joined Lodging Brokers Network in 2021. He worked in Hotel Investment Banking, Hotel Acquisitions, and Hotel Asset Management for the past six years. Prior to joining LBN, Jared was previously with the JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group in Los Angeles. Jared will also be selling hotels and inns throughout California and is based in Los Angeles. Jared holds a degree in Business from the Boston University Questrom School of Business.

Mobile: 310-717-7477


BRE#: 02019478