Appointed General Manager
At Hotel Lulu in Anaheim - CA, USA
John first entered the hospitality industry as a PBX operator during his college years at a Japanese hotel brand in Downtown Los Angeles. He then worked his way up to various revenue and operations management roles at Los Angeles-area hotels including, Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, DoubleTree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown; Embassy Suites by Hilton Los Angeles, Glendale; and The Westin South Coast Plaza. Prior to joining Hotel Lulu, John served as Manager of Project Management for ICO Group Companies, a real estate development and management company in Los Angeles, where he ensured successful operation of multi-family and commercial projects.
Beyond driving strategic revenue growth for Hotel Lulu, John is passionate about promoting the property as the premier tourist and leisure destination close to Disneyland Park and surrounding Anaheim attractions. His goal is to ensure all areas of the hotel environment run smoothly and work together successfully. Originally from Nagoya, Japan, John graduated from California State Polytechnic University with a degree in Hospitality and Restaurant Management. His outside passions include, riding motorcycles, driving fast cars, and watching football. He currently resides in Glendora, California with his wife Angela and three children.