Jennifer Hitcho portrait

Jennifer Hitcho


Vice President of Procurement


Jennifer has over 22 years of experience in the Hospitality industry spanning from Operations to her current role as Vice President – Design + Procurement with Schulte Purchasing Group. After graduating from Cornell University with a BS degree in Hotel Administration, she began her career at The Four Seasons in the Rooms Division and transitioned into Procurement with her first renovation at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago. She was able to continue her role in Procurement with openings and renovations worldwide in Nevis, London, Shanghai and Toronto.

After leaving Four Seasons, Jennifer joined The Gettys Group in Chicago, where she was overseeing the Procurement for various assets including The Hilton Buena Vista Palace in Orlando, Cambria Chicago Loop, The Charmant in La Crosse, WI, The Robey in Chicago, The Viceroy Chicago, and The Four Seasons Chicago.

Jennifer transitioned to Schulte Purchasing in 2017 and has lead the FF+E and design initiative, working with the team to balance the design, cost, quality and schedule of renovations and new builds. Jennifer resides in Louisville with her mini goldendoodles, Uber and Charlie and is an avid Buffalo Bills and Notre Dame football fan.