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Arlene D. Ramirez Lecturer

Education
BBA in Accounting, The University of Texas at Austin; MBA with emphasis in International Finance, Sam Houston State University. CHAE, CHE.

Expertise & Research Interests

  • Hospitality Accounting/Finance
  • Hotel Development
  • Operational Analysis
  • Productivity and Cost Control in the Hospitality Industry
  • Financial Analysis
  • Budgeting and Forecasting

Career Highlights
More than 20 years' experience in hospitality finance and hotel development; founder and principal of ADR Hospitality Consulting; held various accounting/finance positions with Marriott, Four Seasons, Benchmark Hospitality and The Woodlands Development Company; serves as global director of the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), past chair of the HFTP Education Advisory Council (2011-2013) and member of the HFTP Editorial Advisory Council since 1999.