Roger Hill

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chairman and chief executive officer
The Gettys Group

With the guiding mantra of “beautiful design is great business,” Roger co-founded The Gettys Group in 1988. He now leads development and strategy for this award-winning and influential global hospitality design, procurement, branding and development firm.

A true hospitality visionary, Roger’s forward-thinking approach has grown The Gettys Group into a global company with offices in the U.S., Asia Pacific and the Middle East. He frequently shares his industry insights on the redevelopment, renovation and repositioning of hotels for various publications and organizations.

A graduate of Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, Roger’s vast knowledge, combined with his civic work with such groups as the Urban Land Institute, the International Society for Hospitality Consultants, the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago and the White House Conference Delegate for Small Business, has earned him Hospitality Design Magazine’s prestigious Platinum Circle Award, an honor widely recognized for praising exceptional achievement in the hospitality design industry.

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