Meet the Money® 2018 Program

May 7-9, 2018
Hyatt Regency LAX
 

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Monday, May 7, 2018

3:00 pm Meet the Equity: A Private Equity Strategies Workshop
-Moderator:
Guy Maisnik, JMBM
-Panelists:
Jonathan Falik, JF Capital Advisors
David S. Parsky, Arris Investments
Gray Sheldon, LaSalle Nova Capital Markets of Chicago
Matthew A. Welch, Rockbridge Capital
5:00 pm Winebar mixer for early arrivals
Hyatt Regency LAX

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

7:00 am Registration, Networking, Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome Jim Butler, JMBM
8:10 am Special Presentations
-Moderator:
Karen L. Johnson, Pinnacle Advisory Group West
-Panelists:
Daniel H. Lesser, LW Hospitality Advisors
Vail Ross, STR
Suzanne R. Mellen, HVS
8:45 am Spotlight interview with Eric A. Danziger, Trump Hotels
9:00 am Perspectives From the Crow’s Nest: What’s Happening in the Executive Suite
-Moderator:
Thomas F. Morone, CHMWarnick
-Panelists:
Bill Blackham, Condor Hospitality Trust
Ken Greene, Radisson Hotel Group
Robert Palleschi, G6 Hospitality
Kraig A. Schwigen, CMB Regional Centers
Richard J. Stockton, Ashford Hospitality Prime
10:00 am Coffee Break
10:30 am Keys to Successful Hotel Development
-Moderator:
Jack Westergom, Manhattan Hospitality Advisors
-Panelists:
Benjamin Q. Brunt, Noble Investment Group
Marty P. Collins, Gatehouse Capital
Guy Maisnik, JMBM
David Stoup, Trilogy Spa Holdings
Steve L. Van, Prism Hotels & Resorts
11:30 am Being Selective About Select Service
-Moderator:
Jeffrey L. Higley, STR / HotelNewsNow.com
-Panelists:
Bruce Baltin, CBRE Hotels
Christopher F. Dobbins, IHG
Cartarwa Jones, RLJ Lodging Trust
Mark D. LeBlanc, Interstate Hotels & Resorts
Samuel F. Reynolds, Apple Hospitality REIT
12:30 pm Buffet Lunch
1:00 pm Keynote Speaker
Matthew Peron, City National Rochdale
1:30 pm Return to General Session
1:45 pm LIIC Top Ten Michael Cahill, Lodging Industry Investment Council
2:00 pm Lender Strategies and Perseverance: Hotel Financing in 2018
-Moderator:
Frank Anderson, Anderson Hospitality Consultants
-Panelists:
Francis J. Bergold, HSBC – North America
Aaron Goforth, Baker Tilly Capital
Brian M. Good, iBorrow
Robert Lo, East West Bank
Barbara Morrison, TMC Financing
3:00 pm Hotel Finance in the Current Market
-Moderator:
Robert B. Stiles, RobertDouglas
-Panelists:
Alice Gao, ICBC
Mark J. Gerstein, IHG
Troy Miller, Starwood Property Trust
Jerad Slagle, Prime Finance
Michael M. Watson, BMO Harris Bank
4:00 pm Afternoon Break
4:30 pm Lifestyle Boutique Development: What it Takes to Make it Happen!
-Moderator:
Frances Kiradjian, Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association
-Panelists:
Kim Bardoul, Highland Group
Peter D. Connolly, Connolly Hospitality Advisors
Sagar Desai, Viceroy Hotel Group
John M. Keeling, Valencia Group
Michael B. Mohr, MetWest Ventures
Todd G. Wynne-Parry, Two Roads Hospitality
5:30 pm Grand Welcome Reception

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

8:00 am Breakfast & Networking
9:00 am Welcome Back Jim Butler, JMBM
9:05 am Special Presentations
Michael J. Bellisario, Robert W. Baird & Co.
Mark Woodworth, CBRE Hotels
Warren Aston, HFS Concepts4
9:45 am Spotlight Interview with William T. Obeid, Kushner
10:00 am Financing Construction Deals: How to Make it Happen Now, and Who’s Doing it
-Moderator:
David A. Sudeck, JMBM
-Panelists:
Jamie Bourgeois, Live Oak Bank
Jason Choulochas, Bank of the Ozarks
Matthew H. Hogan, CMB Regional Centers
Michael J. Jaynes, Hall Structured Finance
Chris Robbins, CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital
11:00 am Who’s Buying? Who’s Selling? How Transactions Are Getting Done Today
-Moderator:
Jonathan Falik, JF Capital Advisors
-Panelists:
Jackie C. Collins, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Andrea Foster, Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Judy M. Hoffman, Trigild
Joshua McCallen, ICONA Resorts
Ajesh Patel, Prospera Hotels
Jesse Stein, KHP Capital Partners
12:00 pm Movers and Shakers in the Capital Stack
-Moderator:
Herb H. Warmbrodt, HREC Investment Advisors
-Panelists:
Chad C. Christensen, Washington Holdings
Krystal England, Canyon Capital
Michael Fleischer, Related Fund Management
Tara Waldier, Rockbridge
Thomas C. Whitesell, CapitalSource
1:00 pm Buffet Lunch
1:30 pm Leaders’ Perspective on Hotel Brands and Management
-Moderator:
Robert E. Braun, JMBM
-Panelists:
Michael Castro, RLHC
Tiffany Cooper, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Kristin Knox-Attar, HotelAVE
Mark W. Purcell, Accor Hotels
Lynne Roberts, Aimbridge Hospitality
Julienne Smith, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
2:30 pm Adjourn