Mr. Juan Antonio Webster
Founder: LACC Foundation
Juan Antonio Webster was born in Eden and raised in Madison, North Carolina both in Rockingham
County, a small area just outside the Southern Virginia/North Carolina border sitting north of
Greensboro and east of Winston Salem. He attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
where he studied Sociology and graduated in 2002. Upon graduation he continued his education at
North Carolina Central University in the Hospitality and Tourism Administration Department where he
would join the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality. After serving as a local Chapter President
for North Carolina Central University he was named the National Chair of the organization which
landed him North Carolina Central University’s most prestigious award, The Soaring Eagle Award.
Juan has continued to advance his education and is pursuing a CHA (CHA®) which is the most
prestigious certification available to a hotel general manager and hospitality executive.
In May of 2016, he oversaw the successful conversion into the
Radisson Baltimore Downtown Inner Harbor. As General Manager, Mr. Webster continued to develop
a world class team and maintained one of the top service driven inclusive work place cultures around the
area. In August of 2017, after 5 years at elevating 101 W. Fayette Street, Webster took on a new role as
General Manager of the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore Inner Harbor where he leads one of the
state’s few Four Diamond Properties. Monaco Baltimore was most recently named to Conde Nast’s
Readers Choice Award and continues to lead in hotel news and rankings as the premier luxury boutique
hotel in town.
Upon his arrival in Baltimore, Juan did not waste any time learning and getting involved in the local
community. Since 2012 he has received the Humanitarian of the Year Award by the International
Rescue Committee of BALTIMORE, Most Inspiring Manager Award by Sheraton Baltimore City
Center, the Joe Manns Black Wall Street Award by the Choo Smith Foundation and recently named the
2015 Recipient of the Thomas F Hewitt Award for Leadership as a General Manager of the Year for
Interstate Hotels and Resorts, one of the company’s highest honors. In June of 2015, Juan was the
keynote speaker at Stratford University’s Commencement Ceremony held in the Shiver Auditorium on
the campus of Johns Hopkins University where he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree in
Hospitality Management. He continues to work closely with Stratford University as a community and
business partner hosting classes, mentoring students and serving as a guest speaker.
Juan and his wife Kisha founded the LACC Foundation in December of 2012, a non-profit organization
aimed at impacting the lives of the homeless and less fortunate. Since they have served over 18,000
meals in Atlanta Georgia, Charlotte, North Carolina with the majority of the meals and services being
provided in the Baltimore area. The LACC Foundation is now one of the fastest growing organizations
of its type expanding efforts and missions in Baltimore, Charlotte and Atlanta with Richmond and
Raleigh Durham in the pipeline. Juan continues to impact those around him including his associates and
strangers which also led to the Baltimore Harbor Hotel being named Interstate Gives Back Hotel of the
Year for the entire company and the Full Service Division. In his spare time he can be found preparing
and delivering meals and other resources to the people in need. He has a tremendous commitment to
volunteerism and serving the community. His can often be found spending time with at risk youth,
young males seeking a second chance and literally everyone he comes into contact with. His efforts
have influenced nearby businesses, current and former associates, students and generally everyone
around him. He has received multiple accommodations from current and past Baltimore Mayors’
highlighting his work in the community including Homeless Outreach, Baltimore City Schools
Achievement Program and more. Juan was inducted into the Class of 2016 Top 40 under 40 by
Baltimore Business Journal leading the way as the top young business executive in the city of Baltimore.
Mr. Webster led the Radisson Baltimore Downtown Inner Harbor to receive the 2016 Mayors Business
Award and Smart CEO’s Corporate Culture Award for 2016 recognizing the area’s best places to work.
In December of 2017 Webster was awarded the Top 40 Under 40 for Maryland by Black Business
Review followed by the Daily Record’s 2018 VIP List recognizing professionals in Maryland that have
contributed to the business and community by the age of 40. He sits on the the Board of Directors for
Suited to Succeed, Kennedy Kriegers PACT: Helping Children with Special Needs and Baltimore’s
He often states he seeks God as his source of strength and believes this is the reason for his success.
Outside of his community service and civic work, Juan enjoys his family including hosting his relatives
from North Carolina and all parts of the south. He and His wife Kisha have two beautiful children, a
daughter Morgan Alexandria and a son Lawson Jeremiah.