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John Foster, CHA, CHIA

Assistant Vice President

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  • Bachelor of Science, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University

John Foster, CHA, CHIA

Assistant Vice President

John has more than 7 years of hospitality experience including operations and development. As an associate, John is a member of our advisory team and also provides strategic asset management support to a portfolio of full-service hotel properties. His responsibilities include preparing operational reviews and strategic plans, conducting ROI analyses, monitoring key trends in the overall portfolio, supporting revenue management, and underwriting hotel acquisitions.

Prior to joining full-time, John was a summer analyst with hotelAVE. Here he created a universal web presence analysis template, enhanced and restructured the asset takeover manual, and assisted in various analyses of consulting and acquisition projects. Prior to that, he interned with the Nantasket Beach Resort where he worked closely with the Front Desk and Engineering team to streamline communication procedures and maximize operational efficiencies.

“The wide range of challenging advisory projects makes for exciting and rewarding work. Our team’s collaborative approach helps us maximize the value we produce for our clients.”

Affiliations and Certifications
  • Cornell Hotel Society (CHS): Member
  • Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA)
  • Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)
Has worked at hotelAVE since
Interests and Hobbies

John enjoys fishing, basketball and listening to Waylon Jennings.