Lowell Lankford MBA
Minneapolis, MN
  Work: 952-405-2917 Cell: 612-670-5931  
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Expertise: Hospitality

Areas: All Usa

Bio:

30+ years Hotel Experience..Currently manage a hotel consulting practice that is engaged in buying and selling hotels, hotel equity advisement representing owners, negotiating contracts, developing hotel sites,, feasibility studies, franchise affiliations, and highest and best use.


 Background is in development, operations, finance, sales, asset management and acquisitions. Have had P & L responsibility for over 100 hotels, including Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza, Radisson, Country Inns and Suites, Residence Inns, Embassy Suites, Renaissance, Westin, and independent hotels and resorts, spas, golf courses, timeshare, rental pool and condos.

Developed the first SEC Registered Hotel Rental Pool @ Marriott's Camelback Resort in Scottsdale. Have pre-opened and opened 25 hotels and acquired real estate and / or management contracts for 40 hotels.

 Received awards for quality and guest service from Marriott, Hyatt and Crowne Plaza, the Carlson award for superior Employee Engagement and the Marriott award for Hotel Opening of the Year.