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How Meredith Gelacak Mulligan Manages Chaos

How Meredith Gelacak Mulligan Manages Chaos

Early on in Meredith Gelacak Mulligan’s career, when she was GM at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., she experienced a hotelier’s nightmare. During a high-profile event catering to the D.C. elite, the hotel’s coatroom collapsed, leaving 3,000 coats on ...

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Mary Beth Cutshall’s Road to Success

Mary Beth Cutshall’s Road to Success

Caneel Bay on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands is an idyllic place to start one’s hotel career. At 19 years old, during summer break from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Mary Beth Cutshall landed a dream internship in ...

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Anda Andrei Pushes Boundaries with Design

Anda Andrei Pushes Boundaries with Design

Renowned designer Anda Andrei’s mark can be seen on such boutique standouts as the Royalton New York, the Mondrian Los Angeles, and the Gramercy Park. After a rewarding 30-year career with Ian Schrager, most recently as his president of design, ...

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Allie Hope Leads with Positivity

Allie Hope Leads with Positivity

As a child, Allie Hope would run around construction sites in a hard hat as her developer father worked on a new hotel project or her mother completed a massive renovation on their next family home. By the time she ...

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CHMWarnick CEO Capitalizes on Disruption

CHMWarnick CEO Capitalizes on Disruption

More than 20 years ago, on the Monday before Thanksgiving in 1990, Chad Crandell found himself unemployed, along with roughly 3,000 other employees who were let go as Laventhol & Horwath, the nation’s seventh largest accounting firm, prepared for bankruptcy. ...

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How 70 Years Have Shaped Best Western

How 70 Years Have Shaped Best Western

Over the course of 70 years, it would be easy for a major hotel chain like Best Western to grow stale. But for CEO David Kong, the company’s 70th year is merely a continuation of a fresh era for the ...

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