JW Marriott/Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
JW Marriott/Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

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Event Date Mon Jan 24 PST - Wed Jan 26 PST (in about 2 months)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Jan 24 10:30am - Wed Jan 26 2:40pm
Location JW Marriott/Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA
Region Americas

For 20 years, ALIS has delivered an unrivaled combination of compelling content, top-tier delegates, and extraordinary networking opportunities, making it the leading and largest hotel investment conference in the world. You can’t afford to miss ALIS -- where deals are done!

The People You Want to Meet are Here
The number one reason to attend ALIS is the networking. It is the place the industry gathers to network, make deals, explore trends, and gain insights into the hotel investment and development community.

Where the Industry Comes Together
ALIS is held in Los Angeles, California and is traditionally attended by about 3,000 industry leaders, who come to learn about the latest trends and to take part in stellar networking and deal-making opportunities. The ALIS audience consists of:
• Investors
• Owners
• Lenders
• Developers
• Hotel Chain/Management Company Executives
• Investment Bankers
• Vacation Ownership Executives
• Financial Advisors
• Real Estate & Financial Intermediaries
• Consultants
• Lawyers
• Architects & Designers
• Government/Tourism Officials
• Media

A Global Conference
ALIS is packed with senior executives from hotel businesses from across the United States and the globe.


2022 Speakers


Matt Curry
Chief Revenue Officer, myDigitalOffice

Jeff Higley
President, The BHN Group

Chip Rogers
President & CEO, AHLA

Jonathon S. Zink
Managing Director, The BHN Group


Jeff Weinstein
Editor in Chief, HOTELS

Stephanie Ricca
Editorial Director, Hotel News Now


Michael Blake
Chief Technology Officer, AHLA

Rob Torres
Managing Director, Google


Tom Botts
Chief Commercial Officer, Uplift

Mark Heymann
CEO, UniFocus

Del Ross
CRO, Hotel Effectiveness

Tim Sullivan
CEO, Cendyn

Mary Beth Cutshall
Founder & Managing Partner, Amara Capital

Dorothy Dowling
SVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Best Western

Vinay Patel
Chair, AAHOA and President, Fairbrook Hotels

Arjun Singh
Founding Director, Hospitality and Tourism, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Cindy Estis Green
CEO and Co-founder, Kalibri Labs

Michael Grove
Chief Operating Officer, HotStats

Amanda Hite
President, STR

Geoff Ballotti
President and CEO, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Mike Deitemeyer
President & CEO, Aimbridge Hospitality

Stephanie Linnartz
President, Marriott International

Pat Pacious
President and CEO, Choice Hotels International

Raul Moronta
Chief Commercial Officer, Remington Hotels, LLC

Neal Patel
Vice Chairman, AAHOA

Rajiv Trivedi
Managing Principal, TST Capital

Ben Cadwell
Chief Operating Officer, United States, Accor

Terri A. Haack
President, Terranea Resort

Ron Pohl
SVP Brand Management, Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Kellan Florio
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Brad Langner
Managing Director, Piper Sandler & Co.

Paul Whyte
Managing Director, Wells Fargo Bank

Croft Young
Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Krishna Paliwal
President, La Quinta Brand and Head of Architecture, Design, & Construction, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Brian Quinn
Chief Development Officer, Sonesta

Thomas Song
Chief Financial Officer, Aimbridge Hospitality

Matthew Hick
Managing Director – Business Development, Access Point Financial

Matthew Hostetler
Chief Development Officer, Red Roof

Mark D. Shalala
SVP Development – Upscale Brands & Real Estate, Choice Hotels International

Leslie D. Hale
President and CEO, RLJ Lodging Trust

Heather McCrory
CEO, North and Central America, Accor

Lisa Checchio
EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Laura Fuentes
CHRO, Hilton and ForWard Advisory Committee Chair, AHLA

Radhika Papandreou
Managing Partner, Korn Ferry

Thomas Penny
President, Donohoe Hospitality Services

Larry Cuculic
Incoming President & CEO, Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Sloan Dean
CEO & President, Remington Hotels, LLC

Danny Hughes
President, Americas, Hilton

Jeff Wagoner
President & CEO, Outrigger Hospitality Group

Ray Bhai
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, IBF Structured Finance

Michael George
President & CEO, Crescent Hotels & Resorts

Rob Hays
President & CEO, Ashford Hospitality Trust

Greg Juceam
Chief Operating Officer, Extended Stay America

Lynn Cadwalader
Partner, DLA Piper

Brad LeBlanc
Chief Development Officer, Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Jagruti Panwala
President & CEO, Wealth Protection Strategies, LLC

Lawrence Britvan
Managing Director, Hodges Ward Elliott

Ben Gottlieb
Principal, Geolo Capital

Andrea Grigg
Head of Global Asset Management, JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group

Tracy Prigmore
Managing Partner, TLTsolutions

Chip Ohlsson
VP & Chief Development Officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Greg O’Stean
Chief Development Officer, Aimbridge Hospitality

David Pepper
Chief Development Officer, Choice Hotels International

Noah Silverman
Global Development Officer, US & Canada, Marriott International

Shruti Buckley
Senior Vice President and Global Head, Hampton by Hilton, Hilton

Fouad Malouf
Senior Vice President – Franchise Operations, Red Roof

Kevin Schramm
VP of Development Mainstream Brands – US & Canada, IHG Hotels & Resorts

James Tierney
SVP Development & Owner Relations, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Kate Henriksen
Co – Chief Investment Officer, RLJ Lodging Trust

Tanya Pierson
Senior Managing Director, HVS

Benjamin Young
VP Hotel Asset Management, Anschutz Entertainment Group

Keith Oltchick
SVP Acquisitions & Development, Remington Hotels, LLC

Mark Purcell
Senior Vice President, Development, North & Central America, Accor

Tina Burnett
Chief Development Officer, G6 Hospitality

Nate Siehr
Vice President Full Service Hotel Development, Marriott International

Julienne Smith
SVP – Development, Transactions & Asset Management, IHG Hotels & Resorts

Lisa Waldron
Senior Director Development, Hilton

John Bourret
Managing Director, Hodges Ward Elliott

Jeffrey Davis
Senior Managing Director, JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group

Andrew Holt
Managing Director, Eastdil Secured

Mark Schoenholtz
Vice Chairman / Co-Head of Lodging Capital Markets, Newmark

Vera Manoukian
Chief Operating Officer, Sonesta

David Tarr
Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Development, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Ray Bhai
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, IBF Structured Finance

Mark Owens
Head of Hospitality Capital Markets, CBRE Hotels

Lori Tirado
Managing Director, Head of Business Development, Access Point Financial

George Limbert
President, Red Roof

Thomas Magnuson
CEO, Magnuson Hotels

Peter Strebel
President, Omni Hotels & Resorts

Hubert Viriot

Jim Alderman
Chief Executive Officer, Radisson Hotel Group Americas

James Carroll
President & CEO, Crestline Hotels & Resorts

Carlos Flores
President & CEO, Sonesta

Tony Sherman
CEO, Terrapin Hospitality, LLC

Nico Barawid
CEO, Casai

John Cohlan
CEO, Margaritaville

Ken Cruse
CEO, Soul Community Planet

Greg Friedman
CEO, Peachtree Hotel Group

Rick Takach
Chairman & CEO, Vesta Hospitality

Michael Bluhm
Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Leeny Oberg
EVP and Chief Financial Officer, Marriott International

Gilda Perez-Alvarado
Global CEO, JLL Hotels & Hospitality

Ben Brunt
Chief Investment Officer, Noble Investment Group

Kevin Colket
Founder and CEO, Global Hospitality Investment Group

Thomas Morey
EVP & Chief Investment Officer, Park Hotels & Resorts

Mehul Patel
Managing Partner & CEO, NewcrestImage

Mark Lanspa
Executive Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank

Bruce Lowrey
Chief Lending Officer, Access Point Financial

Angelo Stambules
Managing Director, Huntington Bank

Don Broderick
Senior Managing Director, Huntington Bank

Mathew Crosswy
President, Stonehill

Michael Lipson
President, CEO, Access Point Financial


Paul Bennie
VP, Sales & Marketing, ProfitSword, LLC

Jackie Burnbaum
Senior Sales AssociateCorc, Mesa by Sidewalk Labs

Nadav Cornberg
Founder, Virdee

Danna Dunnage

Adam Hengels
CEO & Co-Founder, Parafin

Florence Hosanna
CFO and Partner, Optimal Partners

Jessica Janis
Director, Business Development, Corning Optical Communications

Gina McKee
Strategic Sales Director, Cloudbeds

Aaron Shepherd
CEO, Above Property

John D. Troutwine
SVP, Sales and Marketing, Broadband Hospitality

John Belden
Chairman & CEO, Davidson Hospitality

JP Ford
Senior VP & Director Global Business Development, Lodging Econometric

John R. Karver
President, Karv Corp

Michael Murphy
Head of Hospitality Finance, AHIP and Head of Lodging, First Fidelity Companies

Thomas J. Corcoran, Jr.
President, TCOR Hotel Partners

Kristie Dickinson
Treasurer, ISHC and Managing Director/EVP, CHMWarnick and

Todd P. Leach
President, ISHC and Partner, Chief Client Officer, Dedica Group


Brad Aldrich
Business Development, The BHN Group

Andrea Belfanti
Executive Director, ISHC

Francis J. Nardozza
Chairman & CEO, REH Capital Partners, LLC

Kevin Mallory
Global Head, Senior Managing Director, CBRE Hotels

Rachel Humphrey
Hospitality Industry Executive and Counsel

Mike Hollman
Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Hilton

Andrew Wharton
Managing Director, REH Capital Partners, LLC

Rosanna Maietta
EVP Communications & Public Relations, AHLA

Daniel Peek
Chief Operating Officer, Hodges Ward Elliott

Rachael Rothman
Head of Hotels Research & Data Analytics, CBRE

Chad F. Sorensen
Communications, HAMA and Managing Director & COO, CHMWarnick

Dharmesh Patel
Executive Managing Director, Colliers

Chuck Pinkowski
Owner, Pinkowski & Company

Lindsay Jewell
Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Christopher Lee
Partner, Dentons

Carson Schroeder
Chief Development Officer, APICII

Peter Benudiz
Global Head of Hospitality & Real Estate Groups

Jamie Crolle
Partner, Goodwin

Gary E. Axelrod
Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

John Fareed
Global Chairman, Managing Director, Horwath HTL

Ken Greene
President & CEO, AAHOA

Tom Dillon

Rod Clough
President – Americas, HVS

Michael Cummings
Managing Director, Horwath HTL

David Berins
Managing Partner, Berins & Co., LLC


Mit Shah
Chief Executive Officer, Noble Investment Group

Neil H. Shah
President & COO, Hersha Group

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors

• Access Point Financial
• Accor
• Aimbridge Hospitality
• Ashford
• Best Western Hotels & Resorts
• Choice Hotels
• 6 Motel + Studio
• Hilton
• Hodges Ward Elliott
• Hyatt
• IHG Hotels & Resorts
• Marriott International
• Park Hotels & Resorts
• Red Roof
• RH Remington
• Sonests + RLH Corporation
• Wyndham Hotel & Resorts

• Benchmark Pyramid
• Berkadia
• Casai
• Colliers
• Crescent Hotels & Resorts
• Dentons
• DLA Piper
• Extended Stay America
• Global Hospitality Investment Group
• Goldman Sachs
• Goodwin
• Horwath HTL
• Host Hotels & Resorts
• HotStats
• Huntington Bank
• Kalibri Labs
• KSL Capital Partners
• Latham & Watkins LLP
• Magnuson Hotels
• Montage International
• Morgan Stanley
• Newmark
• Noble Investment Group
• Omni Hotels & Resorts
• Outrigger Hospitality Group
• Perkins Coie LLP
• Piper Sandler
• Radisson Hotel Group Americas
• REH Capital Partners, LLC
• Rockbridge
• Sidley Austin LLP
• Soul Community Planet
• Stonehill
• Terrapin Hospitality
• Vesta Hospitality
• Wells Fargo Bank

• Asian Hospitality
• Boutique Design
• Connect Commercial Real Estate
• Hospitality Design
• Hotel Business
• Hotel Management Magazine
• Hotel News Now
• Lodging Development Group
• Lodging Magazine
• Today’s Hotelier
• Travel Weekly

• Castell Project, Inc.
• NEWH, Inc.
• She Has a Deal
• Sustainable Hospitality Alliance