Chelsey Leffet, an HVS Director and leader of the Washington, D.C. Consulting and Valuation office, has appraised hundreds of hotels in the Mid-Atlantic region, including Washington, D.C. and in major Beltway markets. Chelsey is a certified general appraiser in the District and surrounding states. Before joining HVS, Chelsey served in guest services, operations, and hospitality roles at ARAMARK Higher Education; Lighthouse Resort Services in Corolla, North Carolina; the Columbus Inn in Wilmington, Delaware; and the Bellmoor Inn and Spa in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. With HVS, she has published articles on the dynamics of the most prominent Mid-Atlantic hotel markets, including Baltimore, Philadelphia, Annapolis, and Washington, D.C. Chelsey graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Hospitality Management, minoring in Business Administration, and earned a Master’s in Business Administration, from East Carolina University.