Thomas J. Hutchison III has more than 35 years of real estate and capital markets experience with specific expertise in lodging, hospitality and real estate development. Mr. Hutchison was the Chief Executive Officer of CNL Hotels & Resorts, Inc. ("CNL"), a real estate investment trust that owned hotels and resort properties through April 2007. During that same time period, Mr. Hutchison held various other executive officer positions with companies affiliated with CNL, including but not limited to President and Chief Executive Officer of CNL Hotel Investors, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of CNL Income Properties, Inc. Since April 2007, Mr. Hutchinson has served as a consultant with Hutchison Advisors, Inc., a real estate services company, and since October 2008, has served as Chairman of Legacy Healthcare Advisors, LLC, a specialized real estate services group. Mr. Hutchison serves on the Board of Directors of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation, where he is a member of that board’s Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Hutchison also serves on the Board of Directors of Target Healthcare REIT, a company traded on the London Stock Exchange, and is also currently a director for KSL Capital Partners LLC, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and The Trinity Forum Europe. He was formerly a director for ING DIRECT USA and ClubCorp Inc. He is a member of The Real Estate Roundtable, the Industry Real Estate Financing Advisory Council (IREFAC), the Leadership Council for Communities in Schools, the Advisory Council of the Erickson School of Aging Studies, in addition to serving on the Advisory Editorial Board of GlobalHotelNetwork.com. Additionally, Mr. Hutchison serves as a senior advisor to various service industry public companies. Mr. Hutchison attended Purdue University and the University of Maryland Business School.
Donald J. Landry is President and Owner of Top Ten, an independent hospitality industry consulting company. Mr. Landry has over 45 years of lodging and hospitality experience in a variety of leadership positions. Mr. Landry was the Chief Executive Officer, President and Vice Chairman of Sunburst Hospitality Inc. Mr. Landry has also served as President of Choice Hotels International, Inc., Manor Care Hotel Division and Richfield Hotel Management. Mr. Landry serves on the Board of Directors of Supertel Hospitality, Inc., where he is Chair of the Investment Committee. Mr. Landry also serves on the corporate advisory boards of Unifocus and Campo Architects and numerous nonprofit boards. Mr. Landry is a frequent guest lecturer and serves on the board of the University of New Orleans’ School of Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism. Mr. Landry holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of New Orleans, which awarded him Alumnus of the Year in 1999. Mr. Landry is a Certified Hotel Administrator.
Michael A. Leven has been President and Chief Operating Officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation since March 2009, as well as Secretary since June 2010, and a Director of the Las Vegas Sands Corp. since August 2004. Mr. Leven also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Sands China Ltd., a subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp., and as an officer and/or director of several other subsidiaries of Las Vegas Sands Corp. He served as Chief Executive Officer of the Georgia Aquarium from September 2008 until he joined Las Vegas Sands Corp. in March 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Leven was the Vice Chairman of the Marcus Foundation, a philanthropic organization founded by Bernie Marcus, co-founder of The Home Depot, Inc. Mr. Leven was also the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of US Franchise Systems, Inc. (USFS), a company that he founded in 1995 that developed and franchised the Microtel Inn & Suites and Hawthorn Suites hotel brands. He was previously President and Chief Operating Officer of Holiday Inn Worldwide, President of Days Inn of America, and President of Americana Hotels. Mr. Leven is a co-founder of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), which currently has over 7,000 members nationwide. Mr. Leven holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University and a Master’s of Science from Boston University.
Dianna F. Morgan retired in 2001 from a long career with The Walt Disney World Company, where she served as Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Human Resources. She also oversaw the Disney Institute, a recognized leader in experiential training, leadership development, benchmarking and cultural change for business professionals around the world. In addition, Ms. Morgan is the past Chair and is a current member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Florida. Ms. Morgan currently serves on the Board of Directors of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation. Ms. Morgan previously served on the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of CNL Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Ms. Morgan is a member of the Board of Directors of Orlando Health and serves on the national board for the Children's Miracle Network, where she formally served as Chair. Ms. Morgan received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communications from Rollins College.
John M. Sabin has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Revolution LLC, as well as the Chief Financial Officer of The Stephen Case Foundation and the Case Family Office since May 2011. Previously he was the Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel of Phoenix Health Systems, Inc. a private healthcare information technology outsourcing and consulting firm from October 2004 to May 2011. Mr. Sabin was the Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of NovaScreen Biosciences Corporation, a private bioinformatics and contract research biotech company (acquired by Caliper Life Sciences). Prior to joining NovaScreen, Mr. Sabin served as a finance executive with Hudson Hotels Corporation, Vistana, Inc., Choice Hotels International, Inc., Manor Care, Inc. and Marriott International, Inc. all of which were public companies at the time of his service. In his professional life Mr. Sabin has had commercial lease experience with a national law firm, transactional real estate experience with national hospitality and health care firms, commercial real estate financing experience, IPO experience, as well as experience as an audit committee and board member of several other public companies, including Supertel Hospitality, Inc., where he has served from 2012 to the present. Mr. Sabin has received Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and in University Studies, a Masters of Accountancy and a Masters in Business Administration from Brigham Young University. He also received a Juris Doctor from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. Mr. Sabin is a licensed CPA and is admitted to the bar in several states.