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John Hogan, CHE CHA CMHS

CEO and Co Founder |


Successful executive, educator, author & hotelier who brings real-world solutions in highly interactive sessions








Dr. John Hogan CHE CHA CMHS is a career professional business professional who has successfully held senior positions in a range of organizations in hospitality, education and management, including Sheraton, Hilton, Omni, Best Western International, Park Suite and others. He has international name recognition as a columnist, having published more than 400 columns and articles in global magazines and online services. He co-authored a well received book on effective sales in hotels and is frequently invited to address management groups, companies and associations on a range of topics. He has delivered more than 3,500 classes and programs in his career and taught as an adjunct professor for 20 years at three different universities and colleges.

Industry Expertise (8)

Legal Services

Corporate Training

Corporate Leadership

Training and Development


Management Consulting

Hotels and Resorts

Travel and Tourism

Areas of Expertise (10)


Professional Development

Success as A Team

Making Cutlural Diversity Real

Lifelong Learning

Turnaround Strategies

Understanding Swot

Making Marketing Plans Live

Keys to Success

Mentoring and Coaching Skills

Accomplishments (7)

Church Elder (personal)

Personal commitment and service to others

Youth Coach (personal)

14 years of Personal Interaction with youth and their development; an excellent experience for all involved

Team of the Year (professional)

Education and Training Team - Best Western International

Excellence in Marketing and Public Relations (professional)

Sheraton Hotels

Excellence in Operations: Housekeeping and Engineering (professional)

Sheraton Hotels

Excellence in General Management (professional)

Sheraton Hotels

Pearson Award for Excellence in Hospitality Journalism (professional)

American Hotel & Lodging Association

Education (7)

University of N. Washington: Ph D, International Business 2005

Educational Institute of American Hotel & Lodging Association: CHE, Hospitality Education 2004

re-certified 2009

University of N Washington: MBA, Business 2002

Educational Institute of American Hotel & Lodging Association: CMHS, Master Hotel Supplier 1989

University of Massachusetts: BS, Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Administration 1973

Cum Laude

Educational Institute of American Hotel & Lodging Association: CHA, Hotel Administration 1984

re-certified 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2010

Educational Institute of American Hotel & Lodging Association: ACI, Accredidation 2000

Affiliations (2)

  • Certification Commission of AH&LA EI
  • Contact us for service to industry listings

Event Appearances (1)


Dozens of association and corporate meetings- contact me for details and testimonials  48 of the 50 US states and 8 of the 10 Canadian Provinces

Sample Talks (5)

Keys to Success Series (partial list)

Thirteen Strategies to Make Your Hotel More Profitable Now 45 Proven Ways to Succeed in Any Economy From the Chalkboard to the Front Line - Turning Knowledge into Profits 10 Sales Action Steps to Succeed - Anytime, Anywhere!~ 10 MISTAKES TO AVOID IN SELLING!

Fifteen Timeless Philosophies in Leadership

This Hotel Common Sense? message has been incredibly well received at programs across North America. Based on principles researched and proven, this keynote is inspiring and motivational. Attendees Will Learn to: 1. Identify the three key stakeholders in hospitality businesses 2. Create and maintain best-in-class quality assurance 3. Interact more effectively with both people and systems 4. Prioritize their efforts by following three premises

Where is Your Desk?

This is the complementary workshop to the keynote address of THREE ATTRIBUTES OF ALL SUCCESSFUL MANAGERS

How to Stop the Profit Drain

These sessions focus on encouraging middle-level managers and rising professionals to make better decisions in every day business decisions

Lessons from the Field : A Common Sense Approach to Effective Selling

This program can be a keynote or a full day program that covers in detail how to effectively compete in the crowded marketplace in any economy. A copy of the book is included while supplies last



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Author Appearance


1900 to 5900 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee