Staff/Key Employees

Alan Schaal, CEO of Amerail Systems

Alan started Amerail Systems over 30 years ago.  Amerail started out in the railing business and continually upgraded, expanded and systemized full exterior hotel renovations providing cost effective, fast completion and consistent quality on a national basis.  To date, we have completed over 2300 renovations across 49 states and have become a preferred partner with Hilton, Marriott, IHG and Choice.

Aaron Dearborn, President

Aaron Dearborn is a talented and seasoned executive with over 15 years of experience in the residential and commercial renovation industry. He brings a wealth of expertise with particular strengths in marketing, process improvement, project management, business strategy and long term planning. Aaron has a strong understanding of hotel exterior renovation throughout the various markets we serve nationwide. Aaron obtained his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Ohio State University as well as he holds an MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

Rick Jenks, Contract Sales

Rick brings over 25 years of construction experience in multiple residential and commercial services. Meeting his client’s renovation requests and needs are his first job priority. With Amerail designers, he will strive to exceed customer wishes for a price sensitive, yet very eye appealing enhancement / transformation / renovation that will dramatically improve the building’s persona.

Jim Kean, Director of Construction Services

Jim has nearly had a lifetime of professional construction; he has spent over 17 years with Amerail Systems, starting out as a Project Manager and progressing to Director of Construction Services. Jim performs a wide range of duties, from working with the design team, communicating with Project Managers, vendors and clients to maintaining timely progress and assisting to reach project successful completion dates.