Expertise DescriptionI 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.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: mismanagement and operations; lost income and valuation; contract disputes; discrimination; employment issues (wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and others); premises liability and negligence (slip and fall, wrongful death, standards of care, safety and security); industry customs and trade practices; catering.
My consulting services include: Consulting and advisory services for single and multiple hotels, resorts, timeshares, condo-hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs and related catering, foodservice, gaming, lodging and recreation facilities; Supervision of marketing and financial administration of regional offices of hotels and resorts; Overall management and profit responsibility for multi-restaurant, cocktail lounge, banquet / catering, nightclub and entertainment complex.
My experience involved a wide variety of management and operations including food handling, prep and safety. I am also a Certified Food Safety Manager and a prior expert for foodborne illness, food contamination and particles in food cases.
|Certificate in Hotel and Real Estate Investments & Asset Management|
|Certified Food Safety Manager|
|National Registry of Food Safety Professionals|
|Certificate in Receiverships Administration|
|Procedures & the Law|
|Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA)|
|Certified Food and Beverage Executive|
|American Hotel and Lodging Association|
Awards & Affiliation
|Recommended Expert Service Provider|
California Lodging Industry Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases