How do your colleagues describe you?
“Professional, kind, and straight-forward. I have a laid-back personality and am a creative thinker who believes there is a solution to every problem. I am responsive, thoughtful, and organized.”
Why do you do what you do?
“Hospitality is at the core of who I am as a person. Helping people and being of service to others brings me a great sense of accomplishment and pleasure. I love food, beverages, and travel and value experiences far greater than possessions. Hospitality businesses can create memories that people carry with them forever. Being part of that is powerful.”
Michael has 20+ years of hospitality experience. Before venturing into consulting and contract engagements in 2013, Michael worked with major brands including Wyndham, Marriott International, and Sage Hospitality.
Michael is an avid traveler who has visited over 50 countries and 200+ cities worldwide, giving him global perspective on the industry.
He holds his BSBA degree is from the University of Denver where he majored in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management, graduating in 2008. Additional he is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) and certified Guest Service Profession (GSP). As a professional recruiter, Michael has placed more than 150 management professionals with more than 60 different hotel and restaurant companies. Fluent in Spanish.