A hospitality industry leader, educator and best-selling author, Ed Fuller is President of Irvine, California-based Laguna Strategic Advisors. Culminating with his service as Marriott International’s President & Managing Director of International Lodging for nearly 22 years, Mr. Fuller’s distinguished, performance-driven corporate career spanned four decades.
Kevin Kearney is a private consultant to the lodging industry. His practice focuses on developers, investors, and lodging companies requiring expertise in all areas of hotel development, acquisition, and finance. In addition to his work for MIG Real Estate, Mr. Kearney currently consults for the Louvre Hotel Group in Paris, and teaches courses in hospitality real estate finance at the Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, in Switzerland.
Cayuga Hospitality Consultants & G7 Hospitality Group
Chuck Kelley is an innovative and highly accomplished hospitality industry executive with proven profit and loss responsibility, and possesses both domestic and international experience. He is an integral leader with a customer service focus and the skills to bring value to all stakeholders. Chuck retired as the Executive Vice President for Marriott’s Caribbean and Latin America Region in 2010.
Fredrick L. Miller
Fredrick L. Miller LLC
Fred Miller formed his own consulting business after retiring from Marriott International, Inc where he held the positions of vice president, global sales and vice president, travel industry relations. Based at Marriott's headquarters in Washington D.C. Mr. Miller was responsible for establishing and maintaining the global sales offices and general sales agents in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia/Pacific.
Andrew J. Policano
University of California Irvine
Andrew J. Policano is the Dean's Leadership Circle Endowed Professor and Academic Director of the Center for Investment and Wealth Management at The Paul Merage School of Business, UC Irvine. During his tenure, the School received over $60 million in pledges, hired over 20 faculty members, created five new degree programs, established 11 new chairs/professorships and broke ground on a new business school building.