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Kristin Knox-Attar, CHAM, CHA

Senior Vice President

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Education
  • Bachelor of Science, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker: State of California

Kristin Knox-Attar, CHAM, CHA

Senior Vice President

Kristin Knox-Attar, brings over 18 years of hospitality industry experience to her role as Senior Vice President at hotelAVE. Kristin joined hotelAVE in 2006 and has helped dozens of clients create value through identifying and executing strategic opportunities. Prior to joining hotelAVE, she held positions in hotel/casino development and in hotel feasibility and operations with Hilton Worldwide.

Kristin operates out of hotelAVE’s West Coast office, located in Orange County, CA. There, she is responsible for asset management including luxury, resort and boutique properties. She specializes in working directly with hotel management companies on all owner-related decisions and activities, including: budget review, renovation planning, capital expenditures and management oversight. Kristin also participates in consulting and due diligence assignments as well as new business development.

“Going the extra mile is what sets us apart. It is ingrained in our company culture and helps drive strong results and client satisfaction.”

Affiliations and Certifications
  • Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA): Member
  • Cornell Hotel Society (CHS): Member
  • California Receivers Forum
Publications/Articles
  • A Study of Capital Expenditures in the Hotel Industry – Contributing Author and Committee Member – 2015 – ISHC Capex 2014
  • 5 Ways to Optimize Hotel Asset Preservation – Author – July 11, 2014 – Hotel News Now
Has worked at hotelAVE since
2006
Interests and Hobbies

In her spare time, Kristin enjoys spending time with family and exploring new destinations with her husband and two young daughters.