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Hotels and Restaurants Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Hotels and Restaurants Expert Witness | New York

This expert is a recognized authority and consultant in the hotel industry. He operates his hotel, hospitality and consulting practice specializing in operational audits and the effectiveness of hotel franchising agreements and litigation support assignments. Prior to forming his hotel consulting firm, this expert was the Product Line Manager for Hotel/Motel Operations at the International...

Hospitality Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile


Hospitality Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This hospitality and restaurant expert has more than 20 years of experience dealing with hotel and foodservice operations, management, logistics, and safety. He earned a BS in Hotel Administration from Cornell University, an MS in Environmental Science and Hospitality Design from Cornell University, and a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts...

Hospitality Expert Witness | VirginiaView profile


Hospitality Expert Witness | Virginia

This hospitality expert has extensive experience in facilities management, corporate compliance, and social responsibility. He has held numerous positions at top international hotel chains including Marriott International and The Ritz-Carlton. His positions have included leading overall maintenance of hotels and training individuals in proper maintenance and safety procedures. He has extensive...

Hospitality Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile


Hospitality Expert Witness | Illinois

This hotel/hospitality expert is a certified hotel administrator who has been heavily involved in the industry for more than 40 years, including positions as General Manager of a Best Western Inn Motel, Executive Vice President of State Street Associates, and General Manager of AmeriSuites Hotel. He is a former program director/associate professor of hospitality management at a local college, and...

Hotels Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Hotels Expert Witness | Florida

This expert specializes in hotel operations, hospitality industry franchising, management company operations, and guest safety issues. He has more than 40 years of experience in the field. He is a certified hotel administrator. He started his career as the youngest general manager of the Holiday Inn chain at the age of 18. He served as President & CEO of The Equity Hotel Corporation which...

Hospitality Management Expert Witness | VirginiaView profile


Hospitality Management Expert Witness | Virginia

This expert has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality and restaurant industry. His experience includes positions at convention hotels in Los Angeles and Washington D.C., as well as management with fortune 500 restaurant companies in major cities throughout the country. He specializes in restaurant and hotel openings and consulting, as well as restaurant operations including safety and...

Hotel  Restaurant and Hospitality Management Expert Witness | MichiganView profile


Hotel Restaurant and Hospitality Management Expert Witness | Michigan

This highly qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in the hotel industry. His hotel safety and maintenance experience includes 10 years with Marriott Hotels, Resorts, and Suites in various management positions. This expert was on the opening management team of the San Francisco Marriott, a 1500-room convention hotel. He was honored with the Director of Services of the Year award,...

Hospitality Facilities Maintenance Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Hospitality Facilities Maintenance Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified expert currently serves as Director of Facilities at a major casino and hotel. He oversees the facilities maintenance department that is comprised of 100 team members that include 71 EVS attendants, 2 construction & development project managers, 2 waste water technicians, and 20 facilities team members. One of his major accomplishments includes designing, developing, and...

Lance Robinson Foster, CSCView profile

ID: 64372

Mr. Lance Robinson Foster, CSC

Mr. Lance R. Foster has over 50 years of experience in the field of Law Enforcement and Security. He earned his BS in Law Enforcement from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and his M.Ed in Educational Administration from the University of Tampa. Today, this expert is a Certified Security Consultant by the International Association of Professional Security Consultants. Formerly, this expert...

Gary VallenView profile

ID: 71062

Dr. Gary Vallen

This expert is a seasoned hospitality industry operator with over 40 years of experience. He holds a BS in hotel administration from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, an MBA from the University of Nevada at Reno. He then went on to earn his doctorate in educational leadership with an emphasis in hotel and restaurant management at Northern Arizona University. This expert has served on the...

David SinaiView profile

ID: 73225

Mr. David Sinai

Mr. David F. Sinai has 28 years of experience in Retail Operations, specializing in Gas Stations and Convenience Stores. He earned an A.A. from both West Los Angeles College and Santa Monica College. He is a licensed Liquor Wholesaler and Importer, as well as a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of California. He is also currently certified as a Washington A/B/C Operator through Petro...

Allan Douglas Snyder, MAView profile

ID: 125984

Mr. Allan Douglas Snyder, MA

Mr. Allan Synder has 45 years of experience in Property Management. He earned his BA from the University of California Santa Barbara and his MA in Management and Leadership from Webster University. Currently, he is a licensed Field Representative in California. Formerly, this expert served as the Owner/Builder at Barranca Building Group Partnership, as a Partner at Valley Landscape Management...

Alan Wayne Zajic, CPP, ICPSView profile

ID: 137685

Mr. Alan Wayne Zajic, CPP, ICPS

Mr. Alan W. Zajic has over 50 years of experience in Security and Safety Consulting. Today, this expert is a Certified Protection Professional by the American Society for Industrial Security and licensed as a Private Investigator and Private Patrolman in the state of Nevada. Formerly, this expert held roles as the Director of Security/ Loss Control and the Executive Director of Hotel Operations...

Gil Ben Fried, JDView profile

ID: 138351

Mr. Gil Ben Fried, JD

Mr. Gil B. Fried has 33 years of experience in Sport Facility Safety and Sport Risk Management. He earned his BS in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento, his MA in Physical Education from The Ohio State University, and his JD from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Formerly, this expert served as the Chair of the Sport Management Department at the...

Brian KrasonView profile

ID: 147130

Mr. Brian Krason

Mr. Brian Krason has over 40 years of experience in Property Management. He received his education in Real Estate and Finance from Middlesex County College and the South Jersey Professional School of Business before beginning his career in the industry. He previously served as the General Manager of Henderson's Wharf Hotel and Conference Center, as the Director of Operations at Crowninshield...

Brian McDonoughView profile

ID: 154396

Mr. Brian McDonough

Mr. Brian McDonogh has over 24 years of experience in the field of Human Resources, specializing in Restaurants. He earned his BA in Business Management and Human Resources from the University of Phoenix and his MA in Organizational Development from Chapman University. Formerly, this expert served as the Regional Human Resources and Training Manager and as the Senior Director of Human Resources...

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