A Senior Vice President with the HVS Colorado office, Katy Black, MAI, is an appraisal and consulting expert in the lodging markets throughout the Western U.S. Since joining HVS in 2013, Katy has gained diverse experience spanning limited-service motels, city-center hotels, luxury assets, golf resorts, and mixed-use developments, as well as resort-residential and rental-management programs. She specializes in high-end, complex resorts and has provided valuation services for gaming assets and large hotel portfolios. Furthermore, Katy’s experience with mixed-use resorts in ski markets, as well as unique lodging properties, such as glamping resorts, casino hotels, hostels, and waterpark resorts, has allowed her to gain significant knowledge surrounding the nuances of these projects. Katy received her BS with honors in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management from the University of Delaware, having earned her MS in Accounting from the University of Akron.