A Director with HVS, McKenna Luke, MAI, is an expert in the lodging markets of the Southwest region, particularly in New Mexico and Arizona. McKenna’s background in hospitality spans from hotel operations to advisory roles related to full-service hotel acquisitions and new developments. Her expertise includes small independent inns, complex resorts, full-service metropolitan hotels, and historic conversions. McKenna has extensive nationwide hotel consulting and valuation experience having lived and worked in Colorado, Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina and, most recently, New Mexico. In addition to traditional hospitality work, she has conducted appraisals of casino operations in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Pennsylvania, as well as ski resorts in California, Montana, North Carolina, and Canada. McKenna graduated summa cum laude from the University of Denver, from which she later earned an MBA. She holds a certified general appraisal license and is a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI).