New York, April 5th, 2013

Horwath HTL, The world’s oldest and largest hospitality consulting network has announced significant growth in the United States today with the admission of five new member firms across the country. The new offices add expertise and geographical coverage that complement and enhance the existing Horwath HTL membership in the United States.

The five new members are Scott Davis based in New York, Ted and Ric Mandigo, based in Chicago, Paul Breslin and Panther Hospitality, based in Atlanta, Julie Reigle and Pam Grayboff, of JRPG Hospitality Consulting, LLC based in Scottsdale and Atlanta and John Montgomery and Bill Kottenstette, based in Denver. They join the existing Horwath HTL group led by Joel Hiser out of San Francisco that already has offices in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Atlanta and Dallas.

The new firms have significant existing businesses and represent a five-fold increase in size to the Horwath HTL USA network. The new members all are active members of their local business communities, including teaching at Universities, membership and board positions of various hotel, real estate and business associations, regular contributors in the press and speak at hotel investment conferences. In addition, Paul Breslin and Ted Mandigo are members of the prestigious International Society of Hospitality Consultants and Julie Reigle and Pam Grayboff are active members of HSMAI (Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International).

Robert Hecker, Chairman of Horwath HTL said, “We are delighted to welcome these new firms to the Horwath HTL network. Each one of them is recognized as hospitality experts and has been running successful independent businesses in a very tough US economy. The fact that they, after many years in the business, see the best opportunity for growth under the Horwath HTL name in the United States is a great boost to the Global network and we are delighted that they have decided to join. All 50 members of the Global Horwath HTL network around the world welcome them and look forward to working with them.”

About Horwath HTL
Horwath HTL (Hotels Tourism and Leisure) is one of the world’s pre-eminent consulting specialists in the Hotel, tourism and leisure industries, providing unequalled experience and expertise for client projects around the world through a combination of detailed local knowledge and international understanding. Horwath HTL is currently the world’s largest consulting organisation specialised in hospitality, with 50 offices in 39 countries.

Horwath HTL is a member of Crowe Horwath International, a professional association of accounting and management consulting firms founded in New York in 1915. Crowe Horwath International is currently ranked among the top ten international professional service groups with offices in close to 586 cities in 108 countries.

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