John A. Kelley, III
Associate at Hotel & Leisure Advisors
Mr. Kelley spent nearly five years working for Westin Hotels in Rhode Island and Maryland in the Rooms Division. During his tenure at LRA Worldwide, Inc., he completed over 500 hotel evaluations in 46 states across the U.S. and more than 20 countries throughout the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and North America. Mr. Kelley is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a B.S. in Hotel and Tourism Management. In 2015, he completed his graduate studies at Northeastern University with a dual-master’s degree in business administration and finance. He has been recognized by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation for his advanced studies and contributions to the hospitality industry and received Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) from AH&LA. He is also a Registered ServSafe Proctor and Certified ServSafe Instructor. Mr. Kelley is an adjunct professor at Cuyahoga Community College’s Hospitality Management Center in Cleveland, teaching courses related to lodging and tourism. Mr. Kelley is a Registered Real Estate Appraiser Assistant in Ohio and prepares appraisals, market feasibility studies, economic impact studies, and impact studies throughout the United States.