John Berean, a Vice President with HVS San Francisco, is the firm's Hawaii expert. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, John has consulted on numerous hotel projects throughout the islands. Prior to HVS, John’s hands-on hospitality experience includes work as Accounts Coordinator and Revenue Analyst for the Queen Kapiolani Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. In this role he produced revenue projections, monitored and updated hotel and golf course pricing, and conducted local market research and analysis. He also created statistical and data analysis software to manage golf revenues. John earned a Master of Economics, with a concentration in Quantitative Finance, from the Peking University HSBC Business School in Shenzhen, China. He previously majored in International Studies, with a minor in Environmental Studies, at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont.