A LEED-accredited professional with a background in interior design, Nicole Roantree’s experience with hotel consulting and valuation spans market studies, feasibility studies, and appraisals of full-service hotels, resorts, and portfolios across the U.S., the Caribbean, and Central America. Nicole began her hospitality career in New York in the International Sales Office of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. Following several years as a hotel consultant with HVS Boulder, Nicole focused on interior design with Fentress Architects in Denver and Design Within Reach in New York. Nicole returned to HVS as a leader with the HVS Bahamas office and continues to consult from the firm's HVS Philadelphia office today; she serves as Conference Director for the firm’s annual CHICOS conference. Nicole graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Colorado and earned an MS in Tourism and Travel Management from New York University. Nicole also holds a BS in International Business and French from Albright College.