Mike Bendert, a Project Manager in the HVS Detroit office, has years of experience in finance and accounting and growing skill in conducting hotel market studies, feasibility studies, and valuations. One of Mike’s earliest professional roles was at the front desk of Disney’s Contemporary Resort and Bay Lake Tower in Orlando, Florida. Other hotels in his professional hands-on background include the Westin New York at Times Square, the Best Western in Sterling Heights, Michigan, the Hotel Monaco Chicago, the Hotel Burnham, and the Hotel Allegro. Mike also served in the Leadership Development Program for Fairmont Hotels & Restaurants. Mike earned a BA in Hospitality Business from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, where his studies included Real Estate & Development with a focus on Hospitality.