Expert 521477 - NV

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in casino systems, gaming technology & services. My expertise includes casino openings, implementation of casino gaming and hospitality systems technology, regulatory compliance within the gaming industry, game and systems development, manufacturing, sales and support. I have also spent over 10 years as a casino gaming expert witness and have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 173721 - NY TX

Expertise Description

My career in the field of Employee Relations has spanned over 30 years. My experience includes directing and managing all aspects of employee relations in the financial services, manufacturing, and hospitality industries. My expertise includes preventing employment claims, correcting personnel problems, and enhancing employee relations. I am also experienced in consulting on human resources matters including investigations and advice on resolution, policy development and implementation, and training on a wide array of human resources topics. I am a former employment attorney and have counseled employers on fair employment practices and affirmative action obligations and plan preparation. I have also worked as an employee relations expert witness in Texas and New York.

Expert 519336 - NV

Expertise Description

With over 20 years experience as a Real Estate Appraiser, I have specialized in the acquisition, disposition, and financing of investment grade real estate in the western United States. My expertise extends over numerous property types including healthcare, hospitality, industrial, office, retail, apartment, litigation, business valuation and farm land. I have additional knowledge with private investors, institutional investors, trusts, fiduciaries, development companies, and government agencies. I have been providing consultations and courtroom testimony as a real estate appraiser expert witness for over 5 years.

Expert 518592 - MA

Expertise Description

My 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry includes working as a Hotel Administrator and Food and Beverage Sanitation Instructor. I founded a consultant firm that has provided design, diversity, food safety, management consulting, marketing, quality assurance, and training, as well as development support to the service industries with a concentration on the hospitality industry. My experience includes the analysis of recipes and suggestions for recipe changes to make foods healthier; developing business plans with financial projections for new or relocated restaurants; mystery shopping for regional chains and independent restaurants, as well as extensive experience providing customer service, food safety, responsible beverage and anti-discrimination training in the United States, Canada, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 518507 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in Guest Relations and Hospitality. I have moved through many roles over the years, and am well versed in how important a dynamic staff is for a customer’s experience. I have learned firsthand about consumers’ needs and desires when it comes to wellness and luxury. I have specialized in integrating the experience of staff, management and clients. As a Hospitality Professional and Trainer, I have conceived and lead comprehensive on-site training for new and existing resort staffs, as well as workshops, seminars, and training for spa resort owners and operators. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 515337 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience within the Hospitality industry. My firm provides management advisory services and specializes in operations best practices, financial controls and reports, menu strategies and creation, management and employee development, safety and sanitation education, design and development of training materials, multi‐unit operations management. I also have experience in P&L analysis, forecasting and budget development, profit retention, kitchen layout, recipe development and costing, trouble shooting, project planning and systems development, risk management and inventory control, effective purchasing practices, vendor sourcing and negotiations, sales and product analysis, marketing strategies, and human resource management. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 504467 - BC QC

Expertise Description

(Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Foodservice Management with expertise in franchise development. I have experience with the development of concepts, facility requirements, location criteria, menus, pricing structures, operating policies and procedures, training programs, and control systems and other similar concerns. I have done operational reviews of food and beverage facilities and retail operations in order to evaluate management capabilities, reduce prime and operation costs and develop effective operation policies and procedures. I have done master planning of foodservice operations for multi-use facilities including, but not limited to: ski resorts, entertainment facilities, amusement parks, professional sports stadiums, museums, hospitals, and municipal facilities. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 353751 - NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Property Appraisal and Valuation. My consulting assignments have included: vacant land, apartment buildings, retail buildings, shopping centers, office buildings, industrial buildings, religious and special purpose properties including schools, churches hotel/casinos, automobile dealerships, and residential subdivisions. I have additional experience with tax credit valuations, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reports, and HUD MAP valuations and market studies. I have extensive litigation experience and have handled very complex assignments over the years. Many assignments entail special purpose properties such as hotels/casinos, right-of-way valuation, utility and transportation corridor valuation, data centers, air hangars, master-planned communities and many other property types. My business valuation experience gives me unique insight into valuation issues. My vast knowledge and experience coupled with a strong work ethic makes me an invaluable asset for expert witness testimony and litigation. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 322307 - OH

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience specializing in security. I have experience as a security consultant, with intentional torts, and premises liability claims of inadequate or negligent security. My areas of concentration include: jail industry; lodgings (hotel and motel); hospitality (restaurants, QSRs, bars, taverns, and nightclubs); parking lots and garages; retail stores including shopping centers; shoplifting detention; inadequate security, and use of force claims. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 97164 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years of experience in aviation. My expertise includes: airline management, transportation, travel, hospitality, and tourism. I have more than 10 years of professional experience with business, strategy, and marketing plan development.

Expert 128664 - TX

Expertise Description

I have 55 years experience in practice focusing on litigation services, as well as federal tax services and practice management consulting for professional firms. I have more than 40 years of experience as a practicing public accounting. My expertise includes forensic investigations, lost profits issues, accounting and legal malpractice matters involving federal taxation and GAAP issues; estate and probate matters; alter ego matters; accounting records and financial statement reconstructions; claims of fraud on business transactions; insurance agency and agent errors and omissions matters; construction claims; hospitality industry matters; bankruptcy matters; C.P.A. and C.F.E. professional standards of care matters; and other types of disputes requiring long-time business and financial expertise. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 57976 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years specializing in Forensic Accounting, with an emphasis on measurement of financial damages related to business interruption, business valuation, commercial litigation, construction claims, delays and defects, consequential damages, contractual disputes, economic damages, first party property claims, fraud and fidelity losses, insurance claims, intellectual property, inventory losses, marital dissolution or divorce, loss of earnings, loss of income or profits, partnership disputes, personal injury, product liability, property damage, shareholder derivative actions, shareholder disputes, subrogation, third party liability claims, unfair business practices, wrongful death and wrongful termination. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 127887 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience specializing in temporary restroom and wastewater management. My expertise includes: bioaugmentation projects; company management; foodservice wastewater issues (grease control programs, grease trap waste disposal); industrial wastewater; municipal compliance; policy manual development / implementation; portable sanitation; preventative maintenance for foodservice operators; regulatory compliance; sewage treatment plants; temporary restroom operations; and waste reduction.

Expert 47044 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have experience as a practicing food and hospitality management expert, with expertise in many service industry areas, including: facilities management; industry best practices; critical path development; pre-opening planning; menu engineering; bar / kitchen operations; safety / sanitation training; customer service; food / beverage purchasing; recipe costing / standardization; training and operations; liquor / linen control; shipping / receiving; refrigerated / dry storage; catering; room service operations; and cost containment. I am experienced in all food and hospitality industry topics associated with country clubs, chain restaurants, entertainment studios, hotels, motels, resorts, bakeries, cruise lines, and individual restaurants. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 58981 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 35 years experience in food and hospitality, specializing in food service programs with experience as a food broker, multi-unit restaurant manager, concessions manager, and in institutional public school operations. My expertise includes: personnel management; distribution and bids; cafeteria design and layout; food service ergonomics; regulation compliance; budgeting; financial analysis and planning; purchasing; sanitation control procedures; wellness plans; safety procedures; and operational analysis.

Expert 51379 - NV

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in casino, hotel and resort operations and gaming industry. I have expertise as a consultant specializing in analysis of business demand, management, productivity and efficiency, queuing, work flow, customer satisfaction, and standards of performance.

Expert 48081 - CA(S) FL NY TX

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry. My background includes experience in a variety of operations in the lodging and food service industries. My expertise includes the areas of hotel and restaurant litigation services, new development, strategic planning, personal property valuation, marketing, accounting and control systems, and achieving operational efficiency. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 42686 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Franchising with expertise in feasibility studies and development of franchise programs. I have experience with problem solving for existing franchisors, due diligence, breach of covenants, evaluation of franchisee relations, and expansion strategies. I have additional knowledge of encroachment, vicarious liability, good faith and fair dealing, terminations, non-performance, definition of a franchise, sub-franchising, damage scenarios, advertising programs, misrepresentation, restrictive covenants, and multiple brand franchisors. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 33277 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) FL TX

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in all aspects of food safety management. My areas of expertise include audits and inspections, compliance, and regulatory issues, food safety training, food poisoning, food service management, restaurant practices and standards, and HACCP plan development. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 28937 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the restaurant and foodservice industry. My expertise includes evaluation of restaurant concepts and market positioning, site analysis and market research, restaurant business valuations, strategic planning, budgeting and profit forecasting, market studies, break-even analysis and preparation of most likely prospective financial analysis, operational analysis of management controls for profit improvement, accounting and financial planning for franchise restaurants and foodservice outlets, design and implementation of franchise audit programs, as well as development of operations manuals, job descriptions and task procedures. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 18774 - WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in construction, including contract analysis, CPM preparation, claim preparation, settlement negotiation, business analysis, and construction management.

Expert 12246 - CA(N) CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field hotel management and hospitality issues including lodging, foodservice, resort, gaming, and the club industry. My areas of expertise include upkeep and maintenance, planning and feasibility, employee and labor issues, impact and marketing evaluation, franchise and management contracts, safety and security, landlord / tenant agreements, landlord / tenant disputes, food and alcoholic beverage handling, economic issues, and construction of FF&E problems. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 9026 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 60 years experience in the field of Hospitality and Hotel. Extensive experience in restaurant and franchise management including hotels, bars, training, retail, commissaries, food products, brokerage, deli/frozen foods, manufacturing, distribution, site, selection, shopping malls/food courts, safety, burns, security, manuals, multi-level marketing, damage assessment, appraisal profit and loss, standard operating procedures, controls, systems in all types of fast food & restaurant operation, franchiser-franchisee relations, and license agreements. I have more than 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8986 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a Foodservice Management Professional. I am experienced and knowledgeable in food and beverage operations, restaurant entreprenuership, beverage management (wines, spirits, and beers), restaurant concept development, menu design and development, kitchen design, hospitality education, and fund raising.

Expert 373877 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in Human Resources specializing in manufacturing and hospitality industries. My expertise includes strategic planning, EEO / AAP, manpower planning and staffing, and the direction of all functional areas of Human Resources responsibilities. I have strong experience in executive search, careers transition management, employee communications, employee complaints, employee conflict, and management consulting / training. My experience also includes Corporate Outplacement, Directional Counseling, Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention Training, as well as Strategic Planning, Internal Management Development, and Internal Administrative Systems Analysis. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 414586 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the Hotel Industry. I have extensive experience in hotel asset management, strategic advisory, transactions, financing, valuation, investments, hotel transactions, hotel real estate investment, operation efficiencies, hotel operations, impact on asset value from the actions / inactions, impact on management company value from actions / inactions of property owners, damage calculations due to construction defects and other causes, and long term asset value strategies. My additional expertise includes various positions at different hotels covering every major operational department, including front desk, housekeeping, marketing, accounting, and food and beverage. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 415051 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in Business Operations specializing in travel industry operations and standards in the travel and hospitality field, managing travel agency operations, developing specialized tours, cruise and independent and foreign travel packages, and sales and service. I also have experience as a Regional Travel Operations Manager. My expertise includes launching new travel agencies, marketing, promoting and selling tourism, airline travel, cruises, tours, travel packages, hotels and car rentals, restaurants, catering, travel insurance, employment and event planning.

Expert 431656 - WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the Hospitality Industry. I have extensive experience in management, marketing, brands, brand management, product development, training and coaching staff, finance and corporate operations, as well as experience with training programs and quality-control systems. My experience further includes consulting with a broad range of foodservice businesses, including independent restaurants, private clubs, hotels, casinos, and multi-unit chains.

Expert 419629 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Foodservice and Hospitality. My extensive experience includes turn around and restructuring, lease negotiation, commercial lease negotiations, best practices assessment, restaurant valuation and appraisal, investor procurement and relations, feasibility and concept viability, earnings potential, RFP bid process, loyalty and dining card programs, tip allocations, employee meals and benefits, management agreements and contracts, distressed properties, brand and concept obsolescence, brand development, reasonable care standards, loss future profits, orderly liquidation value (OLV) appraisal, and going out of business (GOB) analysis. I have more than 25 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 391086 - AZ FL LA ME MA NH

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Hotel Management Industry with extensive background in on-property and corporate hotel management. My specific areas of expertise include Hotel Industry Operating Standards, Product Standards, Safety and Security Standards, Emergency Procedures, Employee Qualifications, Hiring and Termination Practices, Contractual Dispute, Standards for Training, Marketing Practices, Franchise Agreements and Management Contracts, Franchise Relations, Restaurant, Food and Beverage Standards, Alcohol Service, Accounting, Taxation, and Valuation. My experience involves hotels, motels, the cruise industry, casinos and other gaming operations, restaurants, bars, and recreation industries. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 46054 - NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering, including systems design and engineering. I provide services to commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental and educational organizations, and the casino / hospitality industries in the areas of mechanical, plumbing, life safety systems engineering, refrigeration, as well as, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC). I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 43231 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a real appraiser of vacant and improved residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural real property, as well as special use properties including office buildings, hotels, motels, industrial complexes, shopping centers, restaurants, apartments, schools, parks, dams, reservoirs and flood control channels. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 345077 - AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a real estate / bankruptcy real estate appraiser and am owner of a full service real estate appraisal company serving Arizona. I have performed appraisals in almost every county in Arizona and have completed appraisal in California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, and South Dakota. I have appraisal experience in almost every type of commercial and residential property, including: office, retail, industrial, hospitality, apartment, assisted living, subdivisions, vacant land, single family, and small income residential properties. My purposes for appraisals include: appraisal review, appraisal and valuation, estate valuation, lending, foreclosure, divorce, tax appeals, and partial interest studies. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.