Brad Hoban, HVS Omaha Project Manager, works on hotel consulting and valuation assignments for clients in Nebraska and across the Midwest. Brad formerly worked as an auditor with Ernst & Young within the real estate segment for public REITs and private funds, which encompassed a variety of assets including residential, commercial, and industrial properties. His past experience in hospitality includes projects with Hyatt Hotels, Preferred Hotel Group, and Entertainment Cruises. Brad earned a BS in Hospitality & Accounting from DePaul University. During college, he served as Vice President of the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s DePaul Chapter and founded the Hospitality Finance & Technology Professionals DePaul Chapter. Brad holds a Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA). While at DePaul, Brad competed in the NATHIC (North American Hotel Investment Conference) “Firing Squad,” a competition series judged by some of the hospitality industry’s top representatives. He served as an advisor for the competition the following year, during which he also served as DePaul’s Team Leader in the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition.