The Collins College Of Hospitality Management

Erik Eveleigh

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Director of Luxury Development, Hilton Worldwide

o Director - Luxury & Corporate Development - USA, Canada & Caribbean Hilton Worldwide

November 2016 – Present 

McLean, VA

• Report to Global head of Development for Hilton Worldwide and lead development efforts for Hilton Worldwide’s luxury brand portfolio in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean; • Source, evaluate and refine opportunities by providing consultation and direction in brand choice, program design, development budgeting, and project feasibility to best align with brand growth strategy; • Negotiate Confidentiality Agreements, Letters of Interest, Management Agreements, Franchise Agreements, and Technical Services Agreement, and Residential Marketing License Agreements with prospective partner/owners, city representatives, or consultants; • Participate in prospective Acquisition & Disposition processes, analyses, property assessment, property improvement plan review, and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements; • Write investment proposals and Development Authority briefs to present Investment & Finance Committee approval documents to Hilton Worldwide Executive Committee.

o Senior Manager - Luxury & Corporate Development, North America & Caribbean Hilton Worldwide

May 2015 – November 2016 1 year 7 months

McLean, VA

• Work alongside SVP of Luxury & Corporate Development for North America to affect growth of Hilton Worldwide’s luxury, lifestyle & resort hotels portfolio in North America & the Caribbean by sourcing opportunities, conducting brand presentations, or by participating in open RFP processes • Evaluate and refine opportunities by providing consultation and direction in brand choice, program design, development budgeting, and project feasibility to best align with brand growth strategy; • Negotiate Confidentiality Agreements, Letters of Interest, Management Agreements, Franchise Agreements, and Technical Services Agreements with prospective partner/owners, city representatives, or consultants; • Participate in prospective Acquisition & Disposition analyses, property assessment, property improvement plan review, and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements; • Write investment proposals and Development Authority briefs to present Investment & Finance Committee approval documents to Hilton Worldwide Executive Committee.

o Manager - Luxury & Corporate Development - North America Hilton Worldwide

March 2014 – April 2015 1 year 2 months

McLean, VA

o Senior Analyst - Feasibility and Investment Analysis Hilton Worldwide

April 2012 – February 2014 1 year 11 months

McLean, Va

• Consulted for Hilton Development and submitted more than 35 market & feasibility studies & operating forecasts for new-build and conversion opportunities including convention center hotels, resorts, luxury hotels, and all-inclusive hotels in North America and the Caribbean • Provided Hilton Asset Management more than 40 ROI analyses for major renovations and capital budget projects including meeting space expansions, reconcepting of F&B outlets, room expansion and reduction analyses, and rebranding/uplift analyses • Completed project valuations and IRR analyses to assist with decisions regarding corporate equity investments via key money, equity participation, mezzanine loans, and guarantees