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Bonnie Amato is the Chief Revenue Officer for Fulcrum Hospitality focusing on revenue generation for all segments for individual property and multi brand growth, individual revenue management execution and leadership for premium RevPar penetration and profitability.

Bonnie has successfully assisted clients with broad portfolios varying from small boutique, independent hotels to large scale, convention 2,000 room branded properties. Her assignments cover a panoply of strategic objectives. She delivers day level revenue management consulting, strategic price positioning and channel management, total hotel strategy and deployment plans, and execution tracking and measurement.

Bonnie has more than 27 years of property, corporate and regional experience in the hotel industry. Prior to joining Fulcrum Hospitality, she consulted with a REIT on their 35 full service hotel portfolio. She was also VP of Revenue Management for Gaylord National Hotel. A majority of her career was spent within Marriott/Renaissance/Stouffer Hotels including time as VP of Revenue Management for Marriott’s Eastern Region and VP of Revenue Management for Renaissance North America. Her primary focus for Marriott was 40 hotels within DC, NOVA, Boston, both full and select service with an overall revenue of $2bn. The Renaissance position was responsible for total hotel revenue management for 36 full service Renaissance Hotels in the portfolio totaling $500m in annual revenue. She also spent time within Corporate Marriott in a variety of Sales and Revenue Management positions. She has 10 years of infield experience in both Revenue Management and Operations ranging from the downtown Baltimore Market with 15 hotels to Resident Manager at the Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC.

Bonnie earned her bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management from Cornell University Hotel School.

Brian Batts serves as VP of Client Development at Koddi, where he is responsible for ensuring our customers get the most out of our products – whether creating new advertising opportunities or surfacing the data that advertisers need to make informed decisions and improve their performance. Brian has spent the last 15 years in online travel, with time at HookLogic (acquired by Criteo in 2016), Expedia, American Express Vacations, and Travelport, both in the US and Europe. He brings a unique and broad perspective of the global travel landscape and has a track record of success in identifying and executing on new product and business opportunities.

Brian Berry is Senior Vice President of Sales and Data Analytics for Cvent where he engages with executives throughout the hospitality industry to strengthen marketing returns and develop deeper performance insights. He provides strategic leadership and direction for the Cvent Supplier Network, continuously developing better connections between hotels and meeting planners. Prior to joining Cvent, Brian was Senior Vice President of Sales and Revenue Management for Host Hotels & Resorts, the largest lodging real estate investment trust and one of the largest worldwide owners of luxury and upper upscale hotels. Brian has over 20 years of Revenue Management experience and was responsible for providing strategic leadership to over 120 hotels on four continents. Prior to joining Host, Brian held regional and corporate management positions with ITT Sheraton and Starwood Hotels in both North America and Europe. Brian is a graduate of the Cornell University Hotel School and Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School. He serves on numerous industry and education advisory boards including Marriott’s Distribution Advisory Council, HSMAI Americas Board and Chief Revenue Officer Council, AH&LA Customer Innovation Council, and DePaul University School of Hospitality Leadership.

Romy Bhojwani 20+ years of experience in the global hospitality and real estate industries. In his role as Executive Vice President of Asset Management at hotelAVE, Mr. Bhojwani oversees a portfolio of luxury, and upper upscale hotel assets located in the United States, Mexico, South America, and Europe.

Prior to hotelAVE, Mr. Bhojwani served as Managing Director of 360 Capital Advisors. Mr. Bhojwani previously served as Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Asset Management at Delta Hotels & Resorts. Mr. Bhojwani also has also held positions in Real Estate, Asset Management and Operations at Jones Lang LaSalle, Hilton Worldwide, and Oberoi Hotels and Resorts.

Throughout his career, Mr. Bhojwani has asset managed global Hotel Portfolios valued in excess of $20 Billion, actively led or facilitated hotel real estate transactions valued in excess of $4.5 Billion, and has led the planning, programming, and execution of capital and ROI projects valued at $750 million.

Mr. Bhojwani is a Certified Hotel Asset Manager, a Certified Hotel Administrator, and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

As Co-Founder and CEO, Patrick drives vision and growth at Duetto. With over a decade spent in the hospitality, non-profit and government sectors, he has brought entrepreneurial insights to organizations and established them as industry leaders and innovators. Previously at Wynn Resorts, and with consulting clients, Patrick realigned strategic marketing functions to maximize profit. While in the public sector, he drove modernization of financial reporting standards, unchanged since the 1950s, making labor unions more accountable to their members.

Kathleen’s passion for hotel revenue management shows in the Two Roads Hospitality portfolio’s consistently positive year-over-year market share growth. She has a unique ability in understanding people’s strengths and lining them up with hotel needs, ensuring that the overall revenue team is set up to drive optimal market share. Always nimble, she has a strong sense of when and how to quickly apply changes needed to guarantee continued success. Change management has become a big part of her job over the years and ensuring that the company continues to remain on the cutting edge of revenue management and distribution.

As Senior Vice President of Revenue & Distribution for Two Roads Hospitality, she is charged with the overall revenue strategies and increasing hotel market share for the portfolio, as well as optimizing the company’s revenue management foundation for all brands, including the organizational set up, expert human resources and deployment, technology platform, tools and connectivity.

In addition to her day job, Kathleen has been an active member of HSMAI since 2005, serving as the Chair for the Revenue Management Advisory Board in 2014 and 2015. She is also the author of best-selling industry revenue management publications including “Evolving Dynamics of Revenue Management,” published by HSMAI in 2010 and 2015.

Vlad Eidelman is the VP of Research at FiscalNote, where he leads R&D into advanced methods for analyzing, modeling, and extracting knowledge from unstructured data related to government, policy, and law. Prior to FiscalNote, he worked as a researcher in a number of academic and industry settings, completing his Ph.D. in CS, as an NSF and NDSEG Fellow, at the University of Maryland and his B.S. in CS and Philosophy at Columbia University. His research focuses on machine learning algorithms for a broad range of natural language processing applications, including entity extraction, machine translation, text classification and information retrieval, especially applied to computational social science. His research has been published in conferences like ACL, NAACL and EMNLP, and has been covered by media such as Wired, Vice News, Washington Post and Newsweek.

Josh Galun is the Hospitality & Travel Lead for Excella, a transformative technology partner to leading organizations in the government and private sectors. He focuses on improving customer acquisition, enhancing the guest experience, creating customer loyalty, and deploying transformational analytics capabilities. Has led technology implementations for clients such as Marriott, Choice Hotels, LaSalle Hotel Properties, and the Airline Reporting Corporation, ranging from geo-locating beacons, social media integration, and programmatic advertising to system modernizations, data warehouse builds, and PMS deployments.

Josh is the organizer of the DC Hospitality Tech Meetup, an event series that brings together brands, management, ownership, and technology firms to learn from hospitality experts and share ideas across industry segments. He is currently co-chair of the HEDNA Hotel Analytics Working Group, and previously served on the AHLA Technology and E-Business Committee.

Josh has 20 years of experience in technology startups and consulting, including data warehousing, data security, digital analytics, and software development.

LaDonna Gerhart serves as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, joining Remington in September of 2013. She has primary responsibilities for the strategic direction of the company’s Sales & Marketing initiatives. Mrs. Gerhart has 30 years of Sales, Sales Leadership, & Marketing experience. Sixteen of those focused in the hospitality industry. Prior to joining Remington, Mrs. Gerhart spent 13 years as Vice President of Strategic Accounts with Valassis, Inc, a print and digital media company. While at Valassis, she led sales teams delivering over $400 million in annual revenue from clients in the Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Industries. Prior to Valassis she spent 12 years in various leadership positions within the Hospitality industry with La Quinta Inns & Wyndham, formerly Cendant Corporation. She is a member of the American Advertising Association, the Sheraton Advisory Board, the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International Board, and The Network of Executive Women. Mrs. Gerhart holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Lyon College.

Cindy Estis Green’s career began in corporate marketing and senior operations roles for Hilton International. After founding the data mining consultancy, Driving Revenue, and selling it to Pegasus Solutions, Ms. Green spent twelve years as managing partner of The Estis Group providing strategic marketing consulting to the hospitality industry. Co-author of the groundbreaking 2012 study Distribution Channel Analysis, the 2017 Demystifying the Digital Marketplace, and a series of Special Reports on the hotel brands Book Direct Campaigns and the Groups & Meetings market, Estis Green has been honored as one of the 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing by HSMAI. She was also inducted into the prestigious Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame and named as one of Cornell University’s 90 Influential Hotelies. She currently leads the AH&LA Consumer Innovation Forum and holds a board seat for The Knowland Group as well as the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals association (HFTP). Ms. Estis Green launched Kalibri Labs in 2012, a firm providing a next generation revenue strategy platform to evaluate and predict hotel revenue performance. Using innovative big data techniques, Kalibri Labs helps hotels optimize profit contribution. Estis Green holds a BS degree from Cornell University and an MBA from The American University.

JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group’s current asset management portfolio comprises over $6+ billion in assets, 16,000+ rooms across 42 cities and over 35 different hotel operators.

Ms. Grigg leads North America’s Asset Management practice for JLL. In addition to overseeing the practice, Ms. Grigg is personally involved in the strategic asset management of the entire JLL Americas portfolio and interacts with senior level ownership, brand and management executives.

Ms. Grigg has extensive asset management experience and has worked with brands and independent management companies such as Marriott, St. Regis, Sheraton, Four Seasons, Fairmont, Two Roads Hospitality, Interstate, Hyatt, Viceroy, Davidson, Pyramid, etc.

Ms. Grigg brings 20+ years of leisure real estate and hospitality industry experience to her role as practice leader, including luxury resort and master planned community operations, international residential sales consulting and hotel asset management.

Ms. Grigg is a member of Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA) Americas and the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Resort Development Council.

Dan Hang is Chief Product Officer at Revinate. In this role, he is responsible for Revinate's product strategy, product development, marketing, growth, and customer success teams. Prior to Revinate, he built a strong background in product management, marketing, technical sales and strategy at both start-ups and established companies. In 2006, he joined Trulia as its tenth employee and led development of its advertising business from infancy through its IPO and eventual multi-billion dollar acquisition by Zillow Group. Later, as Vice President and General Manager, Rentals at Zillow Group, he drove product strategy and growth across the Zillow, Trulia and HotPads brands. Hang holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and received his undergraduate and master’s degrees in engineering from Cornell University.

Spending more than 30 years steeped in the technology needs of the global hospitality industry, Larry has worked for a variety of publicly traded and venture-backed companies. Prior to Koridor, Larry served as the president and CEO of Springer-Miller Systems, Inc., the leading provider of integrated, guest-centric hospitality management solutions to hotels, resorts, spas, and casinos worldwide. Other roles include president & CEO of HBSi, Prosero, and hSupply. He also served as president & chief operating officer of Talus, and for twelve years, was Director of Hotel Systems & Telecommunications worldwide for The Sheraton Corporation. Larry graduated from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.

Gary Hawkins is the Vice President of Revenue Strategy for Sydell Group where he oversees the disciplines of revenue management, distribution, e-commerce and digital marketing for the portfolio of 5 distinct brands ranging from 5 star luxury to a lifestyle hostel brand. Prior to joining Sydell Group Gary was the Vice President of Revenue Management for SIXTY Hotels where he helped establish the new brand of hotels after the Pomeranc brothers separated their interests from Thompson Hotels. Before SIXTY Hotels Gary worked for Andre Balazs / Standard Hotels for 7 years, where he ultimately held the title of Corporate Director of Revenue Management. Gary is passionate about brand building and leveraging creative brand voices to drive top line revenue.

Scot Hornick is a partner in Oliver Wyman’s Travel and Transportation practice and leads the firm’s North American Pricing, Sales, and Marketing practice. Dr. Hornick’s consulting work has focused on commercial transformation to improve profitability through analytic approaches to segmentation, customer relationship management, loyalty programs, pricing, revenue management, and distribution channel management. He has worked with many of the leading travel and transport companies in the world; his clients have included: United Airlines, InterContinental Hotels Group, Amadeus, Union Pacific Railroad, Virgin Atlantic Airlines, Radisson Hotels Group, Southwest Airlines, Marriott International, and Boeing. He also served as EVP Revenue Management and Pricing for the Hertz Corporation.

Previously, Dr. Hornick was CEO and Managing Partner of Fenix Partners, a consulting boutique focused on the travel and transportation industries. Earlier he was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers; spent ten years at Accenture, where he was an Associate Partner leading the Strategic Services travel industry practice and specialising in IT strategy; and was an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University. Dr. Hornick has a B.S. in computer engineering, a M.S. in electrical engineering, and a Ph.D., all from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He serves on the Board of Advisors for the Professional Pricing Society.

Andrew Jordan leads Interstate’s revenue efforts including sales, marketing, revenue management, e-commerce and distribution to drive peak topline results for the company’s portfolio of independent, branded, full-service and select-service hotels.

With over 30 years’ experience, he began his career in advertising and brand marketing, including time as global brand manager for Coca-Cola. He transitioned into hospitality and retail sectors including leadership roles with Club Med, Wyndham International, Carlson Restaurants and Adeptus Health in addition to time as a Principal with consulting groups focused on revenue generation, strategy and positioning.

As CMO at Wyndham, Andrew successfully grew market share through empowering the sales force, activating e-commerce, creating a differentiated guest recognition program and launching The Global Hotel Alliance allowing Wyndham to compete with rival mega hospitality brands. Prior to joining Interstate, Andrew was CMO for Adeptus Health where he supported the growth from 13 to over 100 freestanding Emergency Rooms.

Andrew holds a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University, Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising from the University of Texas.

Ash Kapur is the Senior Vice President Hotel Asset Management & Chief Revenue Officer at Starwood Capital Group. In this role, Mr. Kapur manages a portfolio of Starwood Capital Group owned hotels with the objective of maximizing asset value including execution of capital projects, renovations and hotel repositioning. Mr. Kapur is also responsible for increasing revenues for Starwood Capital’s hotel assets in the United States and Europe, with a focus on hotel revenue management, sales, marketing, technology and e-commerce. He was also the Chief Operating officer for SH Group, an affiliate of Starwood Capital Group.

Prior to joining Starwood Capital Group in 2011, Mr. Kapur served as Senior Director of Global Strategic Accounts & Gaming at Expedia. Mr. Kapur holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing from Bristol Business School in UK.

Thom Kozik, Chief Commercial Officer of Loyyal Corporation, holds responsibility for the company’s Business Development & Client Success, Marketing, and Product Strategy, and also represents Loyyal within the leadership of the Hyperledger Consortium, and the Digital Chamber of Commerce. Loyyal provides a secure, proprietary, blockchain platform for the management and exchange of loyalty currencies and other incentives among programs of all sizes, primarily focused on the Travel & Hospitality sector

Prior to Loyyal, as VP of Global Loyalty for Marriott International, Thom led the transformation of the Hospitality industry’s oldest and largest loyalty program. With a focus on the intersection of behavioral economics and virtual currencies, Thom brings a multi-decade background from software engineering to marketing to executive management at companies ranging from Microsoft, to Yahoo!, to Atari, along with several successful startups.

Rick has 30+ years of hospitality industry experience related to new development and acquisition, CapEx analyses and ROI, economic valuation, workouts, branding, asset management, deal structuring, financial and operational analyses, and market and financial due diligence. He has worked on behalf of many different equity and ownership groups as both advisor and owner’s representative on new and existing hotel and hospitality-related projects. Rick began his hospitality career as a teenager, working in all aspects of hotel operations with several national hotel chains. Rick holds an MBA in Finance from Virginia Tech University and a BSBA from the University of Denver. He is also a member of ISHC, HAMA, and ULI and has authored or co-authored industry-related research on a variety of topics, including the chapter, Planning and Managing Capital Expenditures in “Hotel Asset Management, Principles & Practices” published by the AHLEI in conjunction with HAMA, as well as several of the “ISHC CapEx Studies.” He is also a frequent speaker and guest lecturer on a variety of topics at industry conferences and universities.

As senior vice president - sales, revenue management and digital strategies, Leticia is responsible for the development and implementation all sales, revenue management, and digital strategy efforts at the national, regional, and property levels. She also focuses on maximizing total hotel revenue while building a sales culture that promotes staff development and retention, new hotel openings, hotel repositioning and re-branding.

Prior to joining the company, Leticia was regional director of sales and marketing for Hersha Hospitality Management Corporation where she was responsible for hotels in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and Michigan. Leticia also worked for such prestigious hotel companies as Kimpton Hotels and Resorts, Crestline Hotels and Resorts, Remington Hotels and Resorts, Interstate Hotels and Resorts, Loews Corporation, and Hospitality Partners. Leticia has more than twenty years of experience in the hospitality industry. In addition to working with numerous independent hotels, she also has worked with such brands as Hilton, Marriott, Starwood, Hyatt, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Kimpton, Loews and Choice. Her specialties include: sales, marketing, catering, revenue management, digital strategies and hotel operations.

Leticia obtained her Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies with a minor in Business Law and Public Policy from the University of Maryland. She currently is pursuing a Master's of Professional Studies in Hospitality Management at Georgetown University.

Alexander Pyhan serves as Vice President, Distribution – OTA & Meta and Wholesale at Marriott International. He provides global leadership for Marriott’s strategic partnerships with Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) and Metasearch providers including planning, governance, operations and relationship management. In addition, Alex leads Marriott’s global wholesale segment strategy. Alex joined Marriott in 2003 as the Account Manager for the company's partnerships with Travel Management Companies and travel agencies in Central Europe and has assumed additional responsibility for Marriott’s global distribution, including serving as Senior Director, eCommerce Channels for EMEA and APAC.

Alex is a native of Frankfurt, Germany and now resides in Washington, DC.

Rachael Rothman joined Susquehanna in 2010 as the senior analyst covering the Gaming, Lodging, and Leisure industries. Rachael's research leverages more than a decade of direct operational experience in the hospitality industry with 18 years of experience in equity research. She is a recognized expert in the field and has been selected to Institutional Investor's All American Research Survey, the Wall Street Journal's Best on the Street, and the Financial Times' World's Best Analysts.

Prior to joining Susquehanna, Rachael was a Managing Director and senior analyst at Merrill Lynch and Wedbush Securities. Rachael began her equity research career at Morgan Stanley.

She earned her Master's degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University, a graduate degree in Economics from the University of Virginia, and her Bachelor's degree from Bates College. She is a CFA Charterholder, and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts, the CFA Institute, and the Cornell Hotel Society.

Andrew Rubinacci currently runs a travel consultancy focusing on Strategy, Distribution and Revenue Management. He has completed work for multiple organizations on several continents helping companies develop strategies and approaches for incremental revenue generation.

He was previously the Senior Vice President of Distribution & Global Revenue Management for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). In this role he was responsible for the leadership of an integrated Distribution and Revenue Management Strategy team including Global Revenue Management operations, as well as third party Internet, global distribution systems and distribution strategy for IHG’s brands. He and his team also negotiated industry leading distribution deals all over the world.

Mr. Rubinacci’s career in the hospitality industry spans over 25 years. In addition to IHG, he has worked with Bristol Hotels & Resorts and MeriStar Hotels & Resorts. He also has extensive experience in sales, guest services, hotel operations and e-commerce.

Mr. Rubinacci holds bachelor degrees in business administration, majoring in both marketing and hospitality administration at Florida State University. He has served on the boards of HEDNA, Worldres, HSMAI, Open Travel, Roomkey, and the Dedman School of Hospitality.

Jos has a 20+ year track record in hotel software technology. He began StayNTouch with the vision of re-inventing the hotel PMS technology; making it simple, mobile and transitioning the software to the cloud. Prior to StayNTouch, Jos spent 17 years at MICROS Systems Inc. (Now Oracle Hospitality), as a Senior Vice President in charge of global product development and strategy for the Lodging and eCommerce divisions. During his tenure, MICROS’ hospitality products became the global market leader growing the company’s revenues from less than $300 million to $1.1 billion. Jos was responsible for introducing a number of new products enabling MICROS to enter all hospitality segments from limited to full-service hotels. Connect with Jos on linkedin.com/in/josschaap.

Kevin manages the overall digital marketing strategy for Red Roof Inn. In managing the digital marketing team, we focus on all aspects of successfully engaging an audience via digital communication across multiple digital channels. These channels include web, mobile, SEM, SEO, AI, VR, Voice, Public Relations, partnerships and social media.

Stacy Silver, ISHC, is President of Silver Hospitality Group, LLC, a boutique consulting firm specializing in building revenue and profitability for hospitality companies through targeted industry relations outreach, creative marketing solutions, and special events.

25-plus year hospitality veteran, Silver has a long track record of assisting companies with brand strategic direction and launches, key partner relationships, marketing collateral and events such as roundtables, specialty corporate conference as well as focus groups for the hospitality industry. Since the inception of Silver Hospitality Group six years ago, she has been recognized as an industry leader and most recently as one of the top 30 influential women in hospitality by Hotel Management magazine. She has also founded timely and innovative hospitality events such as the Distressed Hotel Summit and the Revenue Strategy Summit, now in its 6th year.

Prior to launching Silver Hospitality Group, she served as Executive Director, Business Development, and Sales for Questex Hospitality Events. Throughout her career, Silver has held increasingly influential positions with two of the industry’s leading media companies, serving in such capacities as vice president, publisher, executive director events and executive director digital media, for Hotel Business (ICD Publications) and Hotel Management (Questex Media Group).

Silver also is a frequent speaker at major industry events. She holds a Bachelors degree from SUNY Oneonta.

Jessica Stansbury is a Partner in Oliver Wyman’s Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the Travel and Transportation and Pricing, Sales, and Marketing practices and is an expert in the commercial pipeline with extensive experience in business model design, revenue growth, customer segmentation, network design, pricing and revenue management, sales and distribution, and loyalty programs. She has worked with many of the leading travel and transportation clients globally, including: Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Cathay Pacific, Aeromexico, Qatar Airways, Boeing, Marriott International, and Intercontinental Hotels Group.

Jessica has advised 15+ loyalty programs globally on issues ranging from new program development and launch, value proposition definition and engagement strategy, member experience and personalization, transfer pricing and availability optimization, partnership development, co-brand negotiation, and program separation and spin-off. She is the co-author of the article “Blockchain Will Transform Customer Loyalty Programs” published in Harvard Business Review in 2017.

A nearly 14 year veteran of Expedia, Jake leads a global team responsible for managing the relationships between Expedia Group and hotel ownership and management companies. Within this role, one of his primary focuses is helping owners build the right of mix of business for their properties, drive higher conversion, and discover the tools available to impact their bottom line.
Previously, Jake served as Senior Director of Strategic Accounts where he led teams responsible for managing relationships and negotiations with some of Lodging Partner Services’ largest NORAM based global and key lodging partners. In addition, Jake has formerly been at the helm of teams that empower lodging relationships in major gaming markets as well as those that optimize partnerships with lodging connectivity providers.
Jake has been a core component of the company’s evolution, providing more than 20 years of experience in the online travel industry focused on global partnership management, negotiations, technology implementation, revenue management and online marketing for top 100 lodging brands. Stein holds Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Ithaca College.

Paul Tumpowsky is the founder and CEO of Skylark, a luxury travel company that combines intuitive technology with expert travel agents. This concept marries the ease of online booking with white-glove service and support from expert travel agents.

A serial entrepreneur, Paul founded and advised numerous companies before launching Skylark. Paul has taught at Columbia University, and was a mentor at the White House Business Plan Competition. For 20 years, he has been the Chairman of the InSITE Fellowship, a two-year program composed of the nation’s top graduate students focused on technology and entrepreneurship.

Paul is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Engineering, and Columbia Business School. He is an avid Giants and Rangers fan, and a passionate world traveler.

Lloyd Walmsley is an equity research analyst leading the Internet coverage for Deutsche Bank where he has covered the broader Internet, including online travel, since 2011. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Lloyd's experience included equity research, investment banking and work in the digital media industry. Lloyd's former experience includes Head of Business Analysis for Skiff (Hearst Corporation), equity research at Thomas Weisel Partners and Credit Suisse and M&A investment banking at Lazard. He received a B.A. in history from the University of Virginia in 2000.

Nolan Wrentmore joined Aimbridge in 2005 and has 20 years of hospitality experience. Mr. Wrentmore oversees all aspects of revenue management and e-commerce for Aimbridge’s hotels. Mr. Wrentmore has extensive knowledge and experience in segmentation, pricing, revenue management systems, third party Internet booking channels, pay per click marketing, and guides Aimbridge’s entire portfolio in all market strategies.

Prior to joining Aimbridge, Wrentmore was Corporate Director of Revenue Management for Wyndham International and was responsible for various full service hotels in the Western United States. While in this role, he also oversaw the revenue management transition of the Summerfield Suites brand to a Hyatt brand. Prior to that, he served as Area Revenue Manager for Performance Hospitality (a division of Wyndham) overseeing several brands across the Midwest, including several Hilton and Holiday Inn products.