David Lund

The Hotel Financial Coach

David Lund

David Lund is The Hotel Financial Coach, an international hospitality financial leadership expert. He has held positions as a Regional Financial Controller, Corporate Director and Hotel Manager with an international brand for over 30 years.

He authored an award-winning workshop on hospitality financial leadership and has delivered it to hundreds of hotel managers. David coachs hospitality executives and delivers his Financial Leadership Training throughout the world, helping hotels increase profits and build financially engaged management teams.

He speaks at hospitality company meetings, associations and he has had several articles published in hotel trade magazines and he is the author of three books on Financial Leadership. David is a Certified Hotel Accounting Executive through HFTP and a Certified Professional Coach.

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Hospitality Financial Leadership – 7 Daily Revenue Audit Must Dos

The hotel business is a retail business and in order to stay on top of your business you must fully and completely balance your daily revenues and settlements. Every day we begin anew and every day is a story unto itself when it comes to the revenues and settlements.

Hospitality Financial Leadership Chapter 9 - The Offer

The chapter below is an excerpt from my new book. It's fiction but some of the characters and story lines are based on people I have worked with and events that have taken place in the hotels I have worked in.

Hospitality Financial Leadership – 3-Way Match

Internal controls in your hotel are critical and they need to be designed to keep your assets safe and your money where it belongs - with you and not in someone else's pockets. I have seen this go wrong way too many times and I also talk to many hoteliers that are oblivious to this level of control or they just don't see the importance of it.

Hospitality Financial Leadership - The Paper Can’t Talk

In the hotel business, we have three equal pillars. The guest, the colleague and the money. We need to realize that the third pillar—the money, the owner, the P&L, the paperwork, whatever you want to call it—needs a proper voice.

Introduction to Hospitality Financial Leadership: Managing Labor & Productivity

Fourth webinar in a series, Hospitality Financial LeadershipTourism Saskatchewan teamed up with renowned hospitality financial leadership pioneer David Lund to present a series of five free one-hour webinars to help managers in tourism businesses enhance their financial leadership skills.
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