James E. Fitzgerald

Founder of Dauntless Hospitality Advisors, LLC

James E. FitzgeraldJames E. Fitzgerald is the founder of Dauntless Hospitality Advisors, LLC, a Dallas based hotel advisory firm with deep and multifaceted industry expertise. Dauntless, which is synonymous with fearlessness and resolve, is directed by Mr. Fitzgerald, a hotel industry veteran with over 35 years of experience and a graduate of Cornell University. Mr. Fitzgerald has played key roles in hospitality consulting, corporate finance, and development with Principal Real Estate Investors, KPMG, AIG, and Marriott Corporation. He is a member of Cayuga Hospitality Consultants, International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), the Cornell Hotel Society, and the Waldorf-Astoria Distinguished Alumni.
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Hotel Owner Vs. Debt Service, How To Prepare for the Downturn

The Uptrend Is Ending, Now What? Most people don’t see all the obstacles a hotel owner faces once their hotel revenues start declining; such as if the next travel recession strikes or new hotel competitors enter the market, cash flows fall, and tensions rise.