David M. Brudney
David M. Brudney, ISHC, principal and founder of David Brudney & Associates, a hospitality marketing consulting firm based in Carlsbad, CA, provides customized, professional sales and marketing services including independent sales and marketing operational assessments, sales training, mentoring, and speaking for hotels, resorts, conference centers, and destination marketing organization worldwide.
A sample of properties and destination marketing organizations where Brudney conducted comprehensive operational assessments include the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, NV, Westin Diplomat, Hollywood, FL, Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, HI, Skytop Lodge, Skytop, PA, Tourism Vancouver, B.C., and Visit Baltimore (MD).
A sample of properties where Brudney has provided successful sales training and mentoring services include the Peabody Hotel, Orlando, FL, Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, CA, and Renaissance Hotel, Seattle, WA. He has lectured at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, Michigan State University’s School of Hospitality Business, Penn State University’s School of Hospitality Management, and Cal Poly Pomona’s Collins College of Hospitality Management. Brudney has been a featured speaker for the Colombia Hotel & Tourism Association (COTELCO), Medellin, Colombia, the Irish Tourism Board, Dublin, Ireland, Destination Marketing Association International, Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, Eugene, OR Conventions & Visitors Bureau, and Las Vegas Chapter of National Speakers Association.
Brudney is a nationally recognized hospitality industry spokesman who has been interviewed on Fox News and quoted on/in ABC News, the New York Times, Dow Jones/Market Watch, and the Los Angeles Times. He is a featured columnist for Smith Travel Research’s Hotel News Now.
Prior to launching David Brudney & Associates in 1979, Brudney had a long and distinguished career in hotel sales and marketing with Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Westin Hotels & Resorts, and Marriott International, Inc. In addition to serving as National Sales Manager of Westin’s Century Plaza Hotel, Brudney directed the sales and marketing efforts of the Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago and the Grand Hyatt San Francisco.
Brudney is a founding member and now serves as chairman emeritus of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants’ Marketing Committee (www.ishc.com) and a charter member of Laguna Strategic Advisors (www.lagunastrategicadvisors.com). He received a B.A. degree from San Francisco State University and currently sits on the university’s Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Advisory Board.
Mr. Brudney can be contacted at 760-994-9266 or firstname.lastname@example.org - www.davidbrudney.com.