Home / People / Success Stories (page 2)

Category Archives: Success Stories

Feed Subscription

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. ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

JLL Managing Director Breaks Down Barriers

JLL Managing Director Breaks Down Barriers

It’s not even half over, but 2016 has already been a whirlwind year for Gilda Perez-Alvarado, managing director at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). As of Jan. 1, she took on the role of head of Global Hotels Desk for JLL’s ...

Read More »

Lark Hotels Welcomes Guests With Sense of Place

Lark Hotels Welcomes Guests With Sense of Place

After running an inn together in Nantucket, Mass., Rob Blood and his wife, Leigh, purchased their first lodging property, the Captain Fairfield Inn, in Kennebunkport, Maine, in 2004. From there, Blood served as a consultant and owner’s representative for several ...

Read More »

John C. Portman, Jr. Wins AHA Lifetime Achievement Award

John C. Portman, Jr. Wins AHA Lifetime Achievement Award

ATLANTA—The Atlanta Hospitality Alliance (AHA) today announced that it has presented John C. Portman, Jr. with its inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the overall architectural look and feel of Atlanta, particularly in the hotel sector. The award ...

Read More »

The Education of an AAHOA Leader

The Education of an AAHOA Leader

Like many among the second generation of Indian-American hoteliers, Bharat (Bruce) Patel can say he was born into the business. The Dallas-based owner and developer, along with his younger brother and sister, was raised in the small apartment of a ...

Read More »
Scroll To Top