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 and Certfications
Hotel Asset Managers Association (HAMA): Member; Tisch Center Alumni Society
The Willingness of Guests to Participate in Hotel Sustainable Programs – Co-Author – 2010 South Africa Sustainable Conference
Has worked at hotelAVE since
Interests and Hobbies
Outside of work, John enjoys running – including 3 completed marathons – swimming, music, and travel.