Author Bio
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Matthew R. Arrants, ISHC, CHAM is the Executive Vice President of Pinnacle Advisory Group and heads up their asset management practice. Pinnacle Advisory Group is a national hospitality advisory firm that specializes in asset management, market demand studies, and litigation support. Matt is the Chairman Emeritus of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants and serves on the board of directors of the Hospitality Asset Managers Association (HAMA). He holds the prestigious Certified Hotel Asset Manager (CHAM) designation. Matt graduated with a Masters of Professional Studies from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Hartwick College.