Bob has spent his career creating and growing branded hotels and residences for some of the world’s most recognized companies. He served as CEO of Hong Kong-based Langham Hospitality Group, directing 20 hotels worldwide with revenues exceeding $1 billion. With Langham, Bob developed five new hotels and residences and established two new brands.
He began his career at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in hotel operations. Later, he went on to oversee the company’s development growth and head worldwide operations of hotels and residences. He established brand standards, systems and processes for the first branded Ritz-Carlton residences.
As co-founder and COO, Bob created the first branded luxury lifestyle hotel and residence company, Capella Hotel Group. In a short time, he established a respected hotel and residence company with properties in the U.S., Mexico, Germany, Austria, Ireland and Singapore.
Most recently, he founded LDMI Hospitality Group, providing development, management and investment consulting to the leisure sector.
Founder, LDMI Hospitality Group, LLC
Chief Executive Officer, Langham Hotel Group
President & COO/Board Member, Capella Hotel Group
Executive Vice President, Operations; Executive Vice President Real Estate, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland; The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City (Virginia); and The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead (Georgia)
B.S., Economics, DePaul University