As SVP, Andy leads the hotel consulting and asset management divisions, in addition to overseeing a variety of properties.
Andy has held management positions with national hotel companies including Westin Hotels & Resorts, and Hilton Hotels Corporation. Andy also co-founded Seattle-based The Chambers Group, Inc.
Discovering an opportunity to align with a group of industry peers and longtime friends who could provide the structure The Chambers Group needed, the company was acquired as a division of Columbia Hospitality in March 2011.
Andy has served as director of management advisory services at Laventhol & Horwath for the Pacific Northwest region and is a current member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants. Andy has been an adjunct faculty member at the Washington State University School of Hotel Business Management and serves on the advisory board for Washington State University’s hospitality program. He is also the former chair of the Washington Lodging Association.
Andy is a Cornell University graduate with a B.S. from the School of Hotel Administration. Andy was born in Seattle but raised in Connecticut (from age 3 to 20), so, in essence Andy has East Coast/West Coast dual citizenship. Andy is a baker and has a knack for editing and proofreading. And the best word to describe Andy is: sarcastic!