COACH & MENTOR'S QUALIFICATIONS
25 Years as Consultant to Hotel Developers, Owners, Hotel Companies, Attorneys, and Lending Institutions
PREVIOUS HOTEL & MANAGEMENT COMPANY OWNER, BRAND AREA DIRECTOR OF FRANCHISING & OPERATIONS
i CAN'T TEACH EXPERIENCE, BUT i CAN Mentor & COACH FROM MY EXPERIENCE.
Drew Dimond is a co-founder and Chair Emeritus of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), a professional organization with over 200 members in 30 countries founded in 1988. He serves on the advisory board of The School for Hospitality Business at Michigan State University and served on the steering committee for the Hunter Hotel Investment Conference.
Drew also mentors start-up and existing small businesses on a volunteer basis for the Small Business Administration and is involved in the Entrepreneurial Center at Butler University.
Drew Dimond is the founder and principal of Dimond Hotel Consulting Group, https://www.dimondhotelconsulting.com a comprehensive hospitality consulting firm that has served as an adviser for over 500 consulting engagements including but not limited to acquisition due diligence, the turnaround of under performing hotels, market and feasibility studies, impact and infringement analysis, litigation support and mediation services.
He was the owner/operator of the 500 room Ambassador Hotel in Washington, D.C., and during the 1980’s was the founder and president of Homanco, then one of the largest operators of franchised Residence Inns. His career also included responsibility for over 60 full-service hotels in a major brand’s portfolio. During his leadership roles, GM's and other executives went on to expanded their careers to additional responsibilities as multi-unit vice-presidents, development officers, and franchise responsibilities.
Drew continues to provide consulting, advisory, and asset management services to clients of Dimond Hotel Consulting Group - https://www.dimondhotelconsulting.com/