David Butler has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry with a specific concentration in branded and independent hotels and high-volume food and beverage concepts. David and his team use their expertise to improve operational efficiencies by conducting area-specific analyses and observing how 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. David is responsible for client satisfaction, ensuring execution of projects and enhancing company processes to improve project return to owners.
Before joining Post Script, David operated hundreds of hotels. He was a Vice President of Operations at StepStone Hospitality, where he was responsible for the company’s full-service managed hotels and assisted with company F&B projects and initiatives. As VP of Operations at Prism Hotels and Resorts, he supported the hotels with strategic sales and marketing plans, cost containment, and service improvement directives to rapidly improve competitive position in the marketplace. His hotel portfolio included 10 hotels, totaling $100M in annual revenues. Dave’s other experiences included Area Director of Operations for Lodgian and numerous general manager positions with Bristol Hotels & Resorts. David has relationships and experience with multiple brands, as well as lifestyle and independent hotels and resorts.
David graduated from Johnson and Wales University with a Bachelor of Science in Restaurant Management and Food Services.
“Begin with the end in mind”
Improving productivity through demand-based scheduling- March 2020, Hotel News Now
Beyond Benchmarking, A simple statistical approach to unlocking value in Food and Beverage Pricing – December 2019, Hotel Asset Management
Has worked at hotelAVE since
Interests and Hobbies
Dave enjoys watching his older children grow up in the Hospitality Industry while rock climbing with his younger daughter on weekends. Dave loves to go back to his culinary roots and cook great meals for his family and friends