Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
hotels, franchising, hotel operations, management contracts, business interruption claims, hotel related wrongful deaths, slip falls accidents
HOTEL CONSULTING PRACTICE
Serves as an expert witness in hotel-related cases; performs operational audits; negotiates franchise license agreements and management contracts for hotel owners; serves as asset manager to maximize revenue and profit.
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 1,842 Rooms – Resident Manager
-BS in Business Management, New York University
Designated as the 2014 and 2015 Historian of the Year by the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Historic Hotels of America
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute – CMHS Emeritus Certification City Club of New York – Ad Urbem Perfectiorum Award of Merit