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Leslie Bernald Kinseth

Leslie Bernald Kinseth, American hotel and hospitality company executive. Certified hotel administrator, Michigan; licensed real estate salesman, Iowa. President Clear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1992.


  • Kinseth, Leslie Bernald was born on April 28, 1955 in Belmond, Iowa, United States. Son of Kenneth L. and Cyrena Katherine (Dewaard) Kinseth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Iowa, 1979.


    • Assistant manager Best Western Frontier Motor Lodge, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1979-1981. General manager Best Western Holidy Motor Lodge, Clear Lake, 1981-1989. Director operations Kinseth Hospitality Company, Inc., since 1989, vice president, since 1981.

      President Kinseth Hotel Corporation, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Certified hotel administrator, Michigan. Licensed real estate salesman, Iowa.


    • Developer hotel sales office software INN Focus, 1992.


    Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.


    President Clear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1992.



    Sailing, golf.


    • Married Alisa Starr, April 10, 1982. 1 child, Ashley Starr.
    • father: Kenneth L. Kinseth
    • mother: Cyrena Katherine (Dewaard) Kinseth
    • spouse: Alisa Starr
    • child: Ashley Starr Kinseth
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    Born April 28, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1979
      University Iowa
    • 1979 - 1981
      Assistant, manager Best Western Frontier Motor Lodge
      Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
    • 1981 - 1989
      general manager, Best Western Holidy Motor Lodge
      Clear Lake, Minnesota, United States
    • 1982
      president, Kinseth Hotel Corporation
    • 1989
      director, operations Kinseth Hospitality Company