Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
hotels, franchising, hotel operations, management contracts, business interruption claims, hotel related wrongful deaths, slip falls accidents
HOTEL CONSULTING PRACTICE
Provides litigation support services and expert witness testimony; performs operational audits and due diligence studies; negotiates franchise license agreements and management contracts for hotel owners and lenders; serves as asset manager to maximize revenue and profit; recent year-long consultant to the Harvard Club of New York.
PREVIOUS BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation – Product Line Manager, Hotel/Motel Operations.
Served on the Executive Committee with the President of the Sheraton Corporation of America.
Responsibilities included development of short and long-term business plans, monitoring worldwide performance to insure planned growth and profit targets. Studied sites, reviewed hotel development plans, prepared proformas, evaluated feasibility studies and conducted negotiations in the United States and abroad.
The Summit Hotel, New York 762 Rooms – General Manager
The Drake Hotel, New York 680 Rooms – General Manager
The Americana Hotel, New York 1842 Rooms – Resident Manager
-BS in Business Management, New York University
-Graduate work in Executive Management, St. Johns University
International Society of Hospitality Consultants – Professional Designation
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute – CMHS Emeritus Certification
NYU Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management- Emeritus Member of the Board of Advisors and Lecturer
City Club of New York – Chairman, Board of Trustees for eleven years
RECENT PUBLISHED ARTICLES: Upon Request