David Hogin is executive vice president and chief operating officer at Strategic Hotels & Resorts. His current and past portfolios have included most major brands: Four Seasons, Ritz-Carlton, Fairmont, Hyatt, InterContinental, Starwood, The Hotel del Coronado and Marriott. Backed by 20-plus years of hotel management experience, he has risen through the ranks in rooms operations with multiple branded and independent flags. Prior to joining Strategic, he served in various property operating roles, including general manager, hotel manager and director of Six Sigma. He served on the board for seven years and is past president of The Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA). He is a Certified Hotel Asset Manager (CHAM). He sits on multiple brand advisory boards. He graduated with a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Arizona.