Prior to joining The Summit Group, Inc., she was employed by First Premier Bank as a Finance Officer for three years and for Western Bank as an Internal Auditor for seven years. JoLynn is a Certified Public Accountant and currently serves as President of the South Dakota CPA Society. Sorum earned a B.S. degree in accounting from Huron University.
JoLynn is the Controller, Treasurer and Secretary of both the Company and KWB and has over 15 years managing the accounting, tax and audit functions of hotel companies. JoLynn served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for SHP, Inc. from its inception in 2011 through April 2013. She also served as the Controller for Summit Hotel Properties, LLC from its inception in 2004 through 2011, and as the accounting manager and Controller for The Summit Group Inc. from 1998 through 2011.