Meet the Money® 2023

May 1-3, 2023
Hyatt Regency LAX

Monday, May 1, 2023

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Investment Boot Camp Sessions
Boot Camp – Dress for distress: Finding opportunities and creating value
Guy Maisnik, JMBM
Kevin M. Davis, JLL
Jonathan Falik, JF Capital Advisors
Robert Verrone, Iron Hound Management Company
Douglas P. Wilson, Douglas Wilson Companies
Boot Camp – EB-5 financing and other critical immigration employment issues for hotels
Ali Jahangiri, EB5 Investors
David Hirson Esq., David Hirson & Partners
Warren Oakes, Gravitas Strategies
Kraig A. Schwigen, American Investment Migration
5:00 PM Wine bar mixer
Hyatt Regency LAX

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

7:30 AM Registration, Networking, Breakfast
8:25 AM Welcome
Jim Butler, JMBM
8:30 AM Special Presentations
Daniel H. Lesser, LW Hospitality Advisors: U.S. Lodging Industry H1 2023
Luigi Major, HVS: Lodging Performance Outlook 2023
Romy Bhojwani, CoStar Group: Lodging Industry Outlook: Demand, Debt and Deals
Ryan Meliker, LARC: LARC’s U.S. Outlook Overview and Market Forecast Highlights
9:10 AM General Session Panel #1
Eric A. Danziger, Resolute Road Hospitality
Greg M. Friedman, Peachtree Hotel Group
Greg P. Kennealey, Mission Hill Hospitality
Francis P. Lively, The LCP Group
Matt D. Marquis, Pacifica Hotels
Mehul B. Patel, NewcrestImage
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Breakout Flight #1
Breakout 1A: Alternative Hospitality: Glamping and luxury hostels
Robert B. Stiles, RobertDouglas
Chris Haydon, Autocamp
Channing E. Henry, PKF hotelexperts
Peter Mack, Collective Hotels & Retreats
Steve Shpilsky, Stay Open
David Smith, Outside Capital
Breakout 1B: Select service and extended stay
Adrienne Jubb, Aimbridge Hospitality
Danny Givertz, OCI Hospitality
Matt Bailey, Prospera
Ryan Phelps, Dynamic City Capital
Nirav Shah, Hyatt
Tim Wilson, BlackRidge Group
11:15 AM Breakout Flight #2
Breakout 2A: Making money with lifestyle and boutique
Guy Maisnik, JMBM
Catie Cramer, IHG Hotels & Resorts
John M. Keeling, Valencia Hotel Group
Frances Kiradjian, BLLA
David J. Kuperberg, Hyatt
Jorgan von Stiening, Palisociety
Breakout 2B: The magic of F&B and restaurant concepts
David A. Sudeck Esq., JMBM
Tom Dillon, APICII
Gregory Griffie, Davidson Hotels & Resorts
David Israel, hotelAVE
Peter Peterson, Cultivate Hospitality Group
12:15 PM Buffet Lunch
12:45 PM General Session Panel #2
Brands & Management: Insiders’ insights to optimizing your deal
Robert E. Braun Esq., JMBM
Ben Cary, Accor
Tiffany Cooper, Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group
Nirav Shah, Hyatt
Patrick Speer, Hilton
1:45 PM Return to General Session
1:50 PM LIIC Top Ten
Mike Cahill, HREC
2:00 PM General Session Panel #3
Looking for added value in acquisitions and repositionings
William H. Reynolds, MCS Capital and Marcus Corporation
Colby Durnin, CREDE
Adam Marquis, Pacifica Hotels
Will Obeid, Arcade Capital
Jeff Stulmaker, KHP Capital Partners
Adam Tegge, Ashford
3:00 PM General Session Panel #4
Filling the capital stack
Jason Choulochas, Bank OZK
Richard Bosworth, Bosworth Hospitality Partners
Austin Khan, Civitas Capital Management
Bruce C. Lowrey, CIM
Matt Mitchell, Hall Structured Finance
Jared S. Schlosser, Stonehill
4:00 PM General Session Panel #5
Development opportunities for luxury, wellness and mixed-use projects
Stephen E. O’Connor, RobertDouglas
Robert S. Green Jr., The Robert Green Company
Greg Hartmann, Hilton
Ebbie K. Nakhjavani, EKN Development Group
Alexandra Walterspiel, Sensei Company
Jack Westergom, Manhattan Hospitality Advisors
5:00 PM Grand Welcome Reception

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

8:00 AM Breakfast & Networking
8:55 AM Welcome Back
Jim Butler, JMBM
9:00 AM General Session Panel #6
Bread and butter financing: Debt
Frank Anderson, Anderson Hospitality Consultants
Scott Andrews, Wells Fargo Bank
Kurt Chambliss, TMC Financing
Michelle Chuang, ICBC (USA)
Victor Garcia, MetLife Investment Management
Robert Lo, East West Bank
Ash Patel, Commercial Bank of California
10:00 AM Special Presentations
Warren G. Feldman, Nehmer: ISHC Capex 2023 Preview
Julia Abbott, Gallagher: Navigating a Difficult Insurance Market
Alan X. Reay, Atlas Hospitality Group: California Hotel Market Overview
10:30 AM General Session Panel #7
Creative Financing
Greg Remeikis, CohnReznick
David Hirson Esq., David Hirson & Partners
Keegan Bisch, Stonehill
Gil Keinan, Local Equity
Kraig A. Schwigen, American Investment Migration
11:30 AM General Session Panel #8
Buying & selling hotels for fun and profit: Capturing profitable investment opportunities
Jeff Myers, JMBM
Yaron Ashkenazi, Caliber Hospitality
Chris Dobbins, Surface Development
Eddy Nevarez, Marcus and Millichap
Himanshu Sarvaiya, NSR Hotels
Sean Williams, Springboard Hospitality
12:30 PM Buffet Lunch
1:00 PM Special Presentation
Paul Single, City National Rochdale
2:00 PM Closing and Adjourn


Updated April 27, 2023. Program subject to change.