As President and CEO of HVS, the leading hospitality consulting and services organization with over 50 offices around the globe, Stephen is responsible for overseeing the long-term strategy and expansion. Founded in 1980, HVS has provided consulting services and solutions for thousands of clients in all 50 states and more than 70 foreign countries for hotels, restaurants, mixed-use, shared ownership, and leisure assets.
Stephen is a state-certified appraiser and directly valued and/or consulted on hundreds of hotels around the world. Additionally, he is a commercial real estate broker in New York and frequently lectures at major hotel schools and professional associations. Stephen earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Cornell School for Hospitality Administration.
He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and is the Board of Directors Vice-Chair for the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), the nation’s oldest outdoor recreation and conservation organization. In his free time, Stephen enjoys bicycling, golf, and as an instrument-rated pilot, enjoys flying small airplanes with his wife and family.