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Minaz Abji
Executive Vice President of Asset Management (Retired)
Host Hotels & Resorts
Greg Adams
Sr. Vice President & Chief Digital Officer
Best Western® Hotels & Resorts
Jim Alderman
Chief Executive Officer
Radisson Hotel Group Americas
Scott Andrews
Managing Director – Hotel Franchise Finance
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
CJ Arlotta
Managing Member
CJ Media Solutions, LLC
Gary Badge
Managing Principal
FK Architecture
Renee Bagshaw
Chief Operating Officer
Continental Contractors, Inc
Geoff Ballotti
President & CEO
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Bernard Baumohl
Chief Global Economist
The Economic Outlook Group, LLC
Daniel F. Benavides
Principal
Sandman Savrann PLLC
Alan Benjamin, ISHC
President
Benjamin West, LLP
Scott Berman
Principal and Industry Leader, Hospitality & Leisure Group
PwC
Lee Blair
Vice President Hospitality
Milliken and Company
Michael Blake
SVP & CTO
American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA)
Michael Blank
Principal
Woodmont Lodging
Barry A.N. Bloom
President & Chief Operating Officer
Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
Roger Bloss
CEO
Alternative Hospitality
Vamsi Bonthala
Chief Executive Officer
Arbor Lodging Partners
John Bourret
Managing Director - Hotel Investment Advisory
Hodges Ward Elliott
Keith Brandofino
Partner
Holland & Knight LLP
Liam Brown
Group President, United States & Canada
Marriott International
Ron Burgett
SVP, Extended Stay Development
Choice Hotels International
Jim Butler
Partner, Chairman, Global Hospitality Group®
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
John Chang
Senior Vice President, National Director Research Services
Marcus & Millichap
Jim Chu
Executive Vice President, Global Franchise & Development
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Rod Clough, MAI
President - Americas
HVS
Raj Contractor
SVP, Head of Investments
Host Hotels and Resorts
Brian Contreras
Director of Corporate Operations, Global Franchise
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Tom Corcoran
President/CEO
TCOR Hotel Partners
Jason Cowan
Senior Vice President, Signature Brands Development
Choice Hotels International, Inc.
Adam Crocini
Sr. Vice President Global Head Brands Food & Beverage
Hilton
Mathew Crosswy
President
Stonehill
Mary Beth Cutshall
Founder & Managing Partner
Amara Capital
Paul Daly
SVP, Global Franchise Operations and Owner Relations
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Terry Dammeyer
Chief of Owned Assets
White Lodging
Michael J. Deitemeyer
President & CEO
Aimbridge Hospitality
Frederick J. DeMicco, Ph.D., RDN
Executive Director & Professor
School of Hotel and Restaurant Management, Northern Arizona University
Safet Dokara
Director of Operations
Valencia Hotel Group
Manny Dominguez
Principal
Cooper Carry
Roger J. Dow
President & CEO
U.S. Travel Association
David Duncan
President/CEO
First Hospitality
David Durell
Chief Investment Officer
Legendary Acquisitions
Jarrad Evans
Chief Investment Officer
Remington Hotels
Michelle Finn
Vice President, Boutique Design Group
Emerald
Russell Flicker
Managing Partner
AWH Partners
Bruce Ford
SVP and Director of Global Business Development
Lodging Econometrics
JP Ford, ISHC
SVP, Director of Global Business Development
Lodging Econometrics
Greg Friedman
Managing Principal, Chief Executive Officer
Peachtree Hotel Group
Kyle Gagne
Vice President, Full Service Hotel Development
Marriott International
Plato Ghinos
President
Shaner Group
Adam Glickman
VP of Marketing
Hotel Effectiveness
Meaghan Goedde
Chief Operating Officer
Sage Restaurant Concepts
W. Chris Green
President & CEO
Chesapeake Hospitality
Ken Greene
President & CEO
AAHOA
Kenneth R. Greger
Partner – Travel & Hospitality Practice
August Leadership LLC
Bill Grice
Co-Head of Hospitality Capital Markets
CBRE
Bill Hall
Senior Vice President, Development, Americas
Radisson Hotel Group Americas
Suzie Hall, ASID, LEED AP ID+C
Founder and CEO
The Cornerstone Collective
Jody Harwood
Senior Vice President
Grace Hospitality
Glenn Haussman
Host
No Vacancy podcast
Robert Hayward
Senior Vice President
CHMWarnick
Kenneth Heymann
COO
UniFocus
Brian Holstein
Principal
US Hotel Advisors
Danny Hughes
EVP & President, Americas
Hilton
Lee Hunter
Chief Operating Officer
Hunter Hotel Advisors
Debbie Johnson
Executive Director
Arizona Office of Tourism
Rebecca D. Jones, IIDA, ISHC
Founder, CEO
RD Jones + Associates
Naveen P. Kakarla
President & CEO
HHM
Brett Katz
Managing Director, Capital Markets
Hodges Ward Elliott
Christopher Kearney
Vice President
EXP
Christine Killion
Editor
LODGING Media
David Kong
President and CEO
Best Western® Hotels & Resorts
Adam Lair, MAI, MRICS
Managing Director, Senior Partner
HVS
Brad LeBlanc
Chief Development Officer
Best Western® Hotels & Resorts
Mark LeBlanc
EVP of Development
Aimbridge Hospitality
Rob Leven
Chief Investment Officer
Procaccianti Companies
George Limbert
CEO
Red Roof
Mark V. Lomanno
Partner & Senior Advisor
Kalibri Labs
Vito F. Lotta, AIA
Vice President, Architecture & Design Full Service Brands
Hilton
Bruce Lowrey
Chief Lending Officer
Access Point Financial
Keith Mack
Director - Development Services
Regent Partners, LLC
Rosanna Maietta
President & CEO
The American Hotel & Lodging Foundation (AHLAF)
David Martin
Chief Operating Officer
Humanist Hospitality
Heather McCrory
CEO North & Central America
Accor
Adam S. McGaughy
Senior Managing Director
JLL | Hotels & Hospitality Group
Mike McGeehan
Chief Development Officer
G6 Hospitality
Joseph A. McInerney
President & CEO
McInerney Hospitality International LLC
Gurtej Medi
Principal, Investment Strategy
Witness Investment
Richard Millard
Managing Director
Highgate
Dana Miller
Senior Reporter
Hotel News Now
Mitch Miller
CEO
Miller Law Group, P.C.
Brian Mitchell
Loan Officer
HALL Structured Finance
Bobby Molinary
Regional Vice President, Lodging Development
Marriott International
Federico Moreno-Nickerson
VP of Development
Apple Leisure Group | AMResorts
Katie Moro
Vice President, Data Partnerships, Hospitality
Amadeus
Tyler Morse
Chairman & CEO
MCR
Branigan Mulcahy
Co-Founder
Virdee, Inc.
Dennis Nessler
Editor-in-Chief
Hotel Interactive
Paul Novak
Managing Director
Whitman Peterson
Stefani C. O'Connor
Journalist
New York City
Chip Ohlsson
EVP and Chief Development Officer
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Krishna Paliwal
President
LaQuinta & Hawthorn Suites Brand
Head of Architecture, Design & Construction
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Rob Palleschi
Chief Executive Officer
G6 Hospitality
John Pascal
Managing Director
Paramount Capital Advisors
Al Patel
President
Baywood Hotels
Bharat Patel
2021-2022 Treasurer
AAHOA
Owner
Gulf Coast Hospitality Solutions, LLC
Biran Patel
Immediate Past Chair
AAHOA
Partner
BHP Investments Company
Mehul "Mike" Patel
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
NewcrestImage
Miraj Patel
2021-2022 Secretary
AAHOA
President
Wayside Investment Group
Mitch Patel
President and CEO
Vision Hospitality Group, Inc.
Nishant (Neal) Patel
2021-2022 Vice Chairman
AAHOA
Managing Partner
Blue Chip Hotels
Parth Patel
VP of Investments
Hawkeye Hotels
Vinay Patel
2021-2022 Chairman
AAHOA
President & CEO
Fairbrook Hotels LLC
Staci Patton
Principal, Hospitality Interior Design Leader
DLR Group
Kirby D. Payne, CHA
President
HVS Asset Management - Newport | HVS Hotel Management
Gilda Perez-Alvarado
Global CEO, Hotels & Hospitality Group
JLL
Steen Petri
SVP Investments
HEI Hotels & Resorts
Ron Pohl
Chief Operations Officer
Best Western® Hotels & Resorts
Trisha Poole, IIDA
Founder & President
Design Poole
Brian Quinn
Chief Development Officer
Sonesta International Hotels Corporation
Brad Rahinsky
President & CEO
Hotel Equities
Grey Raines
Managing Partner
Raines
Robert A. Rauch
CEO
RAR Hospitality
Allison Reid
Chief Development Officer
Kimpton Hotel Group
Stephanie Ricca
Editorial Director
Hotel News Now
Chip Rogers
President & CEO
AHLA
Wilson Rogers
Senior Director | Capital Markets
Walker & Dunlop
Kevin Rohani
Head of Lifestyle Development
Accor
Del Ross
Chief Revenue Officer
Hotel Effectiveness
Vail Ross
SVP, Global Business Development & Marketing
STR
Rachael Rothman, CFA
Head of Hotels Research & Data Analytics
CBRE
Russell C. Savrann
Partner
Sandman Savrann PLLC
Kevin Schramm
Vice President, Development
IHG Hotels & Resorts
Benjamin Seidel
President & CEO
Real Hospitality Group
Mitesh Shah
Chief Executive Officer
Noble Investment Group
Rushi Shah
Principal and CEO
Mag Mile Capital
Stacy Shoemaker Rauen
Editor-in-Chief
Hospitality Design Magazine
SVP, Design Group
Emerald
Steve Shpilsky
CEO
STAY OPEN
Stephen Siegel
Principal
H-CPM (Hospitality CPM)
Stacy Silver
President
Silver Hospitality Group
Elaine Simon
Senior Managing Editor
Hotel Management | Questex
David Smith
Senior Vice President
CWCapital Asset Management
Julienne Smith
Senior Vice President, Development
IHG Hotels & Resorts
Samuel M. Spiritos
Managing Shareholder
Shulman Rogers
Andrea Stokes
Practice Lead, Hospitality
J.D. Power and Associates
David Stoup
Chairman
Trilogy Spa Holdings
Ron Swidler
Chief Innovation Officer
The Gettys Group Companies
Amber Thiel
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Radisson Hotel Group Americas
Rick Tomljenovic
COO
Tristar Hotel Group
Christina Trauthwein
VP, Content & Creative
Hotel Business | InspireDesign
Rajiv Trivedi
Managing Principal
TST Capital
Eric Ullmann
Principal
OBMI | UCO
Homi Vazifdar
Chief Executive Officer
Canyon Equity LLC
Bashar Wali
Founder & CEO
This Assembly and Practice Hospitality
Ben Webster
Senior Managing Director
Paramount Lodging Advisors
Paul Wegert
Chief Executive Officer
Boutique Hotel Professionals
Chris Williams
Managing Director, Commercial Banking
Western Alliance Bank
Mark Williams
Managing Director, Franchise Development
Extended Stay America
Sarah Williams
Chief Revenue Officer
InterMountain Hotels
Chris Wilroy
SVP, Commercial Director Americas
Hilton
Mark Woodworth
Principal
R.M. Woodworth & Associates
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