Director Since: 2013
Select Business Experience:
President and Chief Operating Officer of Hilton Hotels Corporation (“Hilton”), a hotel developer and operator, until its acquisition by a private equity firm (2004-2007)
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hilton (1996-2004)
Current Public Company Directorships
American Homes 4 Rent, a real estate investment trust (2012-Present)
Air Lease Corporation, an aircraft leasing company (2010-Present)
Past Public Company Directorships
B. Riley Financial, Inc. (2009-2015)
US Airways Group, Inc. (2006-2013)
Kilroy Realty Corporation (1997-2008)
America West Holdings Corporation (2004-2005)
Other Leadership Experience and Service:
Former Senior Vice President and Treasurer of The Walt Disney Company; former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Host Marriott Corp.; and member of the boards of directors of Heal the Bay.
Key Experience/Director Qualifications:
Financial expertise, risk management experience, extensive experience as a senior operating and finance executive for large global public companies, including companies in the consumer travel industry, investment and mergers and acquisitions experience, service as a public company director and airline experience.