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John Paulsen, CHHE

Vice President

  • Master of Science, Hospitality Industry Studies, New York University
  • Bachelor of Science, Conrad Hilton College, University of Houston

John Paulsen, CHHE

Vice President

John Paulsen has over 30 years of hospitality experience in hotel operations and asset management. He leverages his operational insight to unlock value and opportunities in the hotels he oversees.

John is actively involved in the management of multiple assets and utilizes his expertise to develop and execute asset management plans that result in value creation. Having spent much of his career working on union hotels, he brings a keen level of union expertise to hotelAVE and works on strategic plans to maximize profitability through improvements in labor expenses.

“At hotelAVE, we use a focused approach to uncovering value by reviewing opportunities in revenue, challenging labor assumptions, and reducing controllable expenses through data analysis, strategy formulation, and diligence.”

Affiliations
  • Hotel Asset Managers Association (HAMA): Member; Tisch Center Alumni Society
Publications/Articles
  • The Willingness of Guests to Participate in Hotel Sustainable Programs – Co-Author – 2010 South Africa Sustainable Conference
Has worked at hotelAVE since
2017
Interests and Hobbies

Outside of work, John enjoys running – including 3 completed marathons – swimming, music, and travel.