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Michael Adams
Editorial Director
Hospitality Design Magazine
Jim Amorosia
President, CEO
G6 Hospitality LLC
Scott W. Anderson
President & CEO
Cruise Inn RV Parks
Scott Andrews
Managing Director, Hotels
GE Capital, Franchise Finance
Geoff Ballotti
President & CEO
Wyndham Hotel Group
Maki Nakamura Bara
President & Co-Founder
Chartres Lodging Group
Bernard Baumohl
Chief Global Economist
The Economic Outlook Group
Sumner A. Baye
President/Partner
International Hotel Network, LLC
Jason Beasley
Chief Operating Officer/CFO
Magnuson Worldwide
Steven J. Belmonte, CHA
Chief Executive Officer
Vimana Franchise Systems, LLC
Tim Benolken
Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations - Western North America
Hilton Worldwide
David P. Berg
Chief Operating Officer
Carlson
David A. Berins
Managing Partner
Berins & Co., LLC
Peter Berk
President
PMZ Realty Capital LLC - Hotel Finance Group
Adi Bhoopathy
Principal & Executive Vice President
Noble Investment Group
Roger Bloss
Founder, President, CEO
Vantage Hospitality Group, Inc.
Patrick Bosworth
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Duetto
Billy L. Brown
Chief Executive Officer
LodgeCap, Inc.
Vail R. Brown, CMHS
Vice President, Global Business Development & Marketing
STR
Jay Burnett
Vice President, Real Estate
JHM Hotels
Mike Cahill
CEO & Founder
HREC - Hospitality Real Estate Counselors
David Callaghan
Vice President, Resort Sales & Service
Interval International
David Capps
Vice President of Development
Aimbridge Hospitality
Jim Casey
Senior Vice President, Managing Director -Vacation Ownership
Capital One
Jerome F. Cataldo
President/CEO
Hostmark Hospitality Group
John R. Cauvin
MBA-h Program Director
Northern Arizona University
Dinesh P. Chandiramani
Chief Executive Officer
Hyphen Construction Group
Sam Cicero, Sr.
Founder
Cicero\'s Development Corp.
Steve Cokkinias
Executive Director of Client Experience
FMG Leading
Thomas J. Corcoran, Jr.
Chairman
FelCor Lodging Trust
Rob Cornell
Senior Vice President, Development
Preferred Hotel Group
Bob Craycraft
Vice President, Industry Relations
American Resort Development Association
Cory Creath
Principal
AXIS Architecture + Design
Jamie Crolle
Hospitality Industry Counselor
Sandman Savrann PLLC
H. Mark Daley, III
Chief Executive Officer
The Generation Companies
Michael Desiato
Vice President, Group Publisher
ALM Real Estate Media Group
Navin Dimond
President & CEO
Stonebridge Companies
Gary Dollens
Senior Vice President, Product and Brand Design
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Manny Dominguez
Director, Hospitality Specialty Practice Group
Cooper Carry
Dorothy Dowling
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Best Western International
Sean Downey
Editor-in-Chief; Lodging Magazine
McNeill Media Group
Doug Dreher
President & CEO
The Hotel Group
Doug Eichler
Vice President, Commercial Sales
DIRECTV
Joel Eisemann
Chief Development Officer
IHG
Robert Ekman
Vice President, Midscale Franchise Development
IHG
Deric Eubanks
Chief Financial Officer
Ashford
Michael Evans
Chief Operating Officer
MGM Hakkasan Hospitality
Anthony A. Falor
Managing Director-Hospitality
Rockwood Real Estate Advisors
Paul T. Fialkowski
Director
Duncan Miller Ullmann
Michelle Finn
Senior Vice President
ST Media Group International
Mark Fluent
Managing Director, Head of CRE Banking - US West
Deutsche Bank Securities
JP Ford, ISHC
Senior Vice President
Lodging Econometrics
Rick Frank
Chief Investment Officer
Pillar Hotels & Resorts
Wayne Goldberg
President & CEO
LQ Management, LLC
Tara Gorman
Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Bruce Haase
Chief Executive Officer
Value Place
Bill Hall
Brand Senior Vice President
Wyndham Hotel Group
Cara Shimkus Hall, FAIA
Principal
GH2 Hospitality Architects
Dan Hansen
President & CEO
Summit Hotel Properties, Inc.
Glenn Haussman
Editor-in-Chief
Hotel Interactive, Inc.
Jeff Higley
Vice President/Editorial Director
Hotel News Now/STR
Clint Hodges
Vice President
Hodges Ward Elliott
David Huether
Senior Vice President, Research
U.S. Travel Association
Walter Isenberg
President & CEO
SAGE Hospitality
Laurie Ivy
Senior Vice President, Lending
PMC Commercial Trust
Eric Jacobs
Chief Development Officer, Select Service & Extended Stay Hotels
Marriott International
John Jameson
President
Jameson and Company
Mike Jaynes
President
Hall Structured Finance
Nancy Johnson
President
Nancy Johnson Hospitality Motivation
Steven Kamali
Principal
Hospitality House
Christopher M. Kearney, P.E. LEED AP
Hospitality Market Sector Leader
exp US Services, Inc.
John Keeling
Executive Vice President
Valencia Group
Brian J. King
Global Brand Officer, Marriott Endorsed Brands
Marriott International
Chris Klauda
Vice President, Lodging Research Services
D. K. Shifflet & Associates, Ltd.
Jeffrey Kolessar
Senior Vice President Development
GF Management
Arik Kono
Vice President, Franchise Development
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Jay P. Krupin
Partner, Chair of Hospitality Labor & Employment Practice
BakerHostetler - Hospitality Labor & Employment Law
Greg LaBerge
National Director
Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services
Tom Lander
Vice President
Mortenson Development, Inc.
Angela Landgraf
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Red Lion Hotels Corporation
Don Landry
Owner
Top Ten Hospitality Advisors
Kay Lang
President & CEO
Kay Lang + Associates
Mark Laport
President & CEO
Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company
Ben Leahy
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Stephen R. Ledoux
Partner
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Daniel Lesser
President & CEO
LW Hospitality Advisors
Alexandra Lopatynsky, AIA
Managing Director
JCJ Architecture
Katherine Lugar
President & CEO
American Hotel & Lodging Association
Thomas Magnuson
Chief Executive Officer
Magnuson Worldwide
Guy Maisnik
Vice Chair - Global Hospitality Group
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell, LLP
Greg Marcus
President & CEO
The Marcus Corporation
David McCaslin
President
Northwood Hospitality
Joseph A. McInerney, CHA
President & CEO
McInerney Hospitality International
Joe Mele
Chief Experience Officer
buuteeq
Kimberley Miller
Chief Executive Officer
Duncan Miller Ullmann
Mitch Miller
Shareholder
Miller Law Group, P.C.
Barbara Morrison
President & CEO
TMC Financing
Michael Muir
Vice President, North American Development
Best Western International
Tim Muir
Vice President, Franchise Development, Equity Brands
Choice Hotels International
Michael Murphy
Senior Vice President, Upscale Brands
Choice Hotels International
Dennis Nessler
Editor at Large
Hotel Business
Peter Nichols
Senior Vice President, Business Development
Richfield Hospitality
Chip Ohlsson
Vice President of Development; Northeast, Midwest, Southwest and Canada
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Mark K. Owens
Managing Director Hospitality Group
Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group LLC
Bakulesh Buggsi Patel
Chief Executive Officer
BHG Hotels
Bharat Patel
Chairman & CEO
Sun Development & Management Corporation
Mehul, Mike Patel
CEO & Chairman
NewcrestImage
Pratik R. Patel
2014 Chairman
AAHOA
Drew Patterson
Co-Founder and CEO
Checkmate
Staci Patton
Hospitality Interiors Expert
DLR Group
David Pepper
Senior Vice President, Global Development
Choice Hotels International
Chuck Pinkowski
Owner
Pinkowski & Company
Ron Pohl
Senior Vice President Brand Management
Best Western International
Thomas Prins
Principal
Gemstone Hotels & Resorts
Ben Rafter
President & CEO
Aqua Hospitality / Aston Hotels & Resorts
Brad Rahinsky
President & COO
Hotel Equities
Michelle Renn
Managing Editor
Hotel-Online
William Reynolds
Senior Managing Director
MCS Capital/Marcus Corp.
Stephanie Ricca
Editor in Chief
Hotel Management Magazine
Kip Richards
Principal
Source Direct
Dan Richardson
Senior Director Business Development
Entegra Procurement Services
Clifford J. Risman
Partner
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
David Roedel
Partner
Roedel Companies
Kyle Rogg
President & COO
Value Place
Gregory Rumpel
Managing Director
JLL Hotels and Hospitality Group
Paul J. Sacco
Chief Development Officer
TPG Hospitality, Inc.
Dean Savas
Executive Vice President Franchise Development and Management
G6 Hospitality, LLC
Russell C. Savrann
Partner
Sandman Savrann PLLC
Stephen L. Schwartz
Chairman & CEO
First Hospitality Group, Inc.
Mitesh Shah
Senior Managing Principal & CEO
Noble Investment Group
Stephen Siegel
Principal
h-cpm HospitalityCPM
Phil Silberstein
Executive Vice President, Development
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Stacy Silver
President
Silver Hospitality Group, LLC
William Sipple
Executive Managing Director
HVS Capital Corp
Randell A. Smith
Chairman & Founder
STR
Mark Snyder
President
Snyder Nationwide Real Estate
Michael H. Sonnabend
Managing Member
PMZ Realty Capital LLC - Hotel Finance Group
Bob Sonnenblick
Chairman
Sonnenblick Development LLC
Frank Speranza
Principal
Hospitality Talent Scouts, Inc
Max Starkov
President & CEO
HeBS Digital
Jay Stein
Chief Operating Officer
Hampshire Hotels Management LLC
Larry Sternberg, J.D.
President
Talent Plus, Inc.
David B. Storm
President & CEO
Providence Hospitality Partners, LLC
Tim Stripe
Co-President
Grand Pacific Resorts, Inc.
John Stueber
President
Summit Capital
Andy Stull
Vice President of Operations
Wyndham Hotel Group
Rick Swarts
President & CEO
Paragon Valuation Group
Ron Swidler
Principal of Brand Design
The Gettys Group
Jason Thielbahr
Senior Vice President of Revenue Optimization & Distribution Services
Red Lion Hotels Corporation
Steve Tipton
Vice President of Hospitality Bedding
Simmons Hospitality Bedding
Geoff Toffetti
President
Frontline Performance Group
Rajiv Trivedi
Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer
La Quinta Inns & Suites
John TA Vanderslice
Global Head Luxury & Lifestyle Brands
Hilton Worldwide
Dianna Vaughan
Global Head, Curio - A Collection by Hilton
Hilton Worldwide
Parag Vohra
General Manager - Hotels
Sojern
Chris Walker
Vice President, Brand Experience
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Herb Warmbrodt
President
Warmbrodt Hotel Investments
Ed Watkins
Editor at Large
Hotel News Now
Jeff Weinstein
Editor In Chief
HOTELS Magazine
Peter Welch
President & CEO
Continental Contractors, Inc.
William J. Wilhelm
President
R.D. Olson Construction, Inc.
Christopher Williams
Senior Vice President
GE Capital, Franchise Finance
Mark Williams
Vice President of Development
Coakley & Williams Hotel Management Company
Peter Willis
Chief Investment Officer
Chatham Lodging Trust
Dave Winkler
Vice President & Director Western Regional Operations
The Allied Group
Sam Winterbottom
Senior Managing Director
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
R. Mark Woodworth
President
PKF Hospitality Research, LLC
Jon S. Wright
President & CEO
Access Point Financial, Inc.
Brian Young
Senior Vice President, Development & Acquisitions
Interstate Hotels & Resorts