Five Key Takeaways | 2015 NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference

Encouraging news about hotel demand, investment, and new supply inspires optimism at this year’s hospitality conference.

About Daniel McCoy

Dan McCoy, MAI is the Managing Director, Senior Partner of the HVS St. Louis office. St. Louis is one of over 30 cities across North America where HVS has experts living and working, providing insights and solutions to clients. In the Midwest, HVS leaders are located in Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, Nashville, Cincinnati, and Omaha, in addition to St. Louis. Dan, a native of St. Louis, earned his bachelor's degree from Truman State University in Missouri and has front-line hotel experience with Hilton and Denali Park Resorts. Dan is a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI) and a certified general appraiser in Missouri and surrounding states. Contact Dan at (970) 215-0620 or

About Sara Olson

Sara is a Vice President with the HVS satellite office in Omaha, Nebraska working on site inspections, analyses, and report preparation for our valued clients. Sara earned her bachelor's degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management and a minor in Real Estate from the University of Denver. Her prior hospitality-related experience includes front-line work and sales-focused internships at full-service hotels in Colorado and Nebraska. Contact Sara at +1 (402) 690-0407 or
Dorothy Jennings is Executive Vice President of HVS. In her role as Conference Coordinator of the NYU Hospitality Conference, she works closely with its Chair, Jon Tisch, as well as the Executive Planning Committee in formulating the agenda for this prestigious event. This year, she raised close to $2Million in sponsorship contributions that will be directed toward academic initiatives, internships and scholarships for students of the Tisch Center of NYU. The school recently named a room after her in their new building.


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