A Director with HVS and based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Brian seeks to keep up with industry fundamentals and shifting local, regional, and national trends to reach the strongest conclusions in the appraisals, market studies, and feasibility studies he performs. Brian’s prior work in hospitality includes roles in hotel operations and corporate finance. His service as Corporate Treasurer at the Austin, Texas-based College Houses Cooperative gave him practical experience with how budgets and capital expenditures come into play when determining a property’s value. Brian studied hospitality at Cornell University, where he was a member of the Cornell Hotel Society, the Club Managers Association of America, and the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality. He later transferred to the hospitality management program at the University of North Texas and subsequently earned a master’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. Brian is a state-certified general appraiser.