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Four Questions for Nancy Johnson

Four Questions for Nancy Johnson

As the American Hotel & Lodging Association chair in 2012, Nancy Johnson made it loud and clear that the $137 billion lodging industry, which employs more than 1.8 million workers nationwide, is a powerful force to be reckoned with. Johnson, ...

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New AH&LA Chair Ron Vlasic Talks Goals

New AH&LA Chair Ron Vlasic Talks Goals

Ron Vlasic likes to talk. It’s a brisk Chicago morning at the Allegro Hotel, Kimpton’s largest property and Vlasic’s home base as regional vice president of hotels for the Midwest, and I’m watching him work the room. You’d think he ...

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4Q4: John Hardy, John Hardy Group

4Q4: John Hardy, John Hardy Group

John Hardy started his eponymous property services company in 1992 to provide development, management, and design expertise to hotel owners and investors. He comes from an architecture background initially and spent seven years as group vice president of architecture and ...

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4Q4: Trudy Rautio, Carlson

On Aug. 18, Trudy Rautio—then executive vice president and chief financial and administrative officer of Carlson—received a game-changing phone call from Marilyn Carlson Nelson, the company’s chair of the board and co-owner, asking her to be the company’s new president ...

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4Q4: Randy Taormina, Refinery Hotel

Located in a former millinery building from 1912, the Refinery Hotel in new york city’s Garment District is expected to open in late fall or early winter. The loft-like, industrial-chic hotel features subtle riffs on period details and nods to ...

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