Saxton Sharad, CHA

Senior Vice President - hotelAVE    Vcard
President and Founder - Post Script Hospitality 

ssharad@hotelAVE.com

Saxton Sharad has over 12 years of hotel operations, asset management, and consulting experience. As the Founder and President of Post Script Hospitality, Saxton and his team use their expertise to improve operational efficiencies by conducting area-specific analyses and observing employees conduct their daily activities to improve overall workflow and remove process constraints. This work results in uncovering opportunities focused around reduced overall operational costs, increased ancillary revenues, and improved service.

Prior to launching Post Script and joining hotelAVE, Mr. Sharad worked as a director at Fulcrum Hospitality. At Fulcrum, he split his time between the asset management of the company’s 20+ property portfolio and exploring investment opportunities. Mr. Sharad consulted with Carpedia International, a boutique international management consulting firm. As a Results Manager, he focused his efforts on the company’s hospitality accounts, leading projects for major hotel companies designed around process improvement, labor rightsizing, the creation and installation of customized management operating systems, and strategic PL planning and decision making. Mr. Sharad worked in hotel operations for four years before transitioning into his consulting career.

Mr. Sharad received a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration. 

Professional Experience

  • Saxton Sharad Consulting
    Principal
  • Fulcrum Hospitality
    Director
  • Carpedia International
    Results Manager/Senior Consultant
  • Intercontinental Hotel
    Night Manager
  • Wynn Resorts
    Lounge Manager
  • Caesar’s Palace
    Hotel Manager
  • Bellagio Resort
    Front Office Management Trainee 
  • Echelon Resorts
    Hospitality Development Analyst

 

Affiliations

  • AH&LA - Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA)
  • Certified Sommelier, Court of Master Sommeliers


Education

  • Bachelor of Science - School of Hospitality Administration, Cornell University

 

Publications 

  • Author: Don't Turndown What Your Guests Want Lodging Magazine (January 2017)
     

Speaking Engagements 

  • Guest Lecturer: Introduction to Hotel Operations, Cornell University (October 2016)
  • Panelist: Cornell University's Big Apple Update (October 2016)