Our Team

"Make no little plans- they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim higher in hope and work."  - Daniel Burnham

Brian Obie

Brian Obie, President & CEO

Brian Obie is the President and principal owner of Obie Industries Incorporated which includes an array of commercial and development interests. In addition to his wide business experience, he formerly served on the Lane County and City of Eugene Planning Commissions, Eugene City Council and served as Eugene's Mayor. 

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Casey Barrett, Vice President

Casey is Co-Manager of Obie Development Partners, LLC and future development activities will be carried out under the umbrella of this entity. Casey’s natural leadership skills have been honed during his 12 years with the company, working closely with tenants and guiding and mentoring his staff.

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Vanessa Alberts, Controller

Vanessa has been with Obie Companies for over 15 years. Prior to her career with Obie, she worked in the hotel industry for 20 years.


Nicole Roselio, Director of Marketing

Nicole has been with Obie Companies for 5 years in both a Sales & Marketing capacity. She oversees the marketing efforts for all Obie entities, and has worked in the hospitality industry for over 12 years.

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Jenny Ulum, Public Affairs Counsel

Jenny has a long and successful record of professional and community service in Eugene, Oregon, which includes founding a PR agency and serving on many boards.

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Curt Asmussen, Managing Director, Obie Hospitality

Curt joined the Obie team as Director of Sales in 2016, then transitioned to the role of General Manager in 2017. He brings over 13 years of experience in the hospitality industry and unsurpassed positive leadership to the team.

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Irene Alltucker, Director of Real Estate

Irene has worked executive positions in construction, small business and non-profits, and most recently, as a commercial broker. 

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Kathryn Allen, General Manager, Inn at the 5th

Kathryn has over 20 years of experience in the service industry including food & beverage, front of house management, sales and engineering. As the General Manager for Inn at the 5th, Kathryn is committed to consistently delivering exemplary guest experiences.