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Employment History

HREC – Hospitality Real Estate Counselors - 1994 to present – CEO & Founder - Provides specialized consulting services exclusively to the lodging and gaming industries including real estate and business valuations, market, impact and feasibility studies, litigation/expert testimony support, asset management, development assistance and investment analyses.

HREC Investment Advisors - 2002 to present – Principal/Co-founder in a lodging investment banking firm specializing in real property transactions, mortgage brokerage and third-party equity investment.

HREC Development Resources - 2002 to present – Principal/Co-founder in a third-party hotel advisory services firm providing development counseling to hotel investors and tax-exempt bond financing to municipalities. 

Microtel Franchise & Development Corporation/Hudson Hotels Corporation – 1987 to 1999 – Founder/Member of the Board of Directors - Hudson Hotels is a national, publicly (NASD-OTC) held, full-service hotel ownership, management and development company. Hudson Hotels Corporation is a joint venture partner with US Franchise Systems in the worldwide franchising of Microtel Inns. Michael Cahill is one of the original co-founders of the Microtel hotel brand and concept.

HVS Executive Search - 1992 to 1994 - Co-founder – Established the lodging and gaming executive search division of this international consulting organization

HVS International (Hospitality Valuation Services), Mineola, New York - 1984 to 1994 - Senior Vice President – Senior level executive in the New York office of this international lodging consulting and valuation organization

Hyatt Hotels Hawaii - 1983- Hotel Management Trainee, Hyatt Waikiki