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Paul Berdette

John Clarke

Wayne Kyle

Rob Hiles

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Berdette is the owner of Hospitality Plus Ltd. (1981).  He started in this industry with the Hyatt Regency Hotels and later worked with Laventhol & Horwath CA. Mr. Berdette has over twenty years experience as an owner/operator and as a consultant.

Mr. Berdette has presented various seminars for Financial Institutions, Government Agencies, and other professional firms.

Mr. Berdette's area of expertise lies in financing and the development of new conceptual ideas within the industry. Specialized technical areas include strategic planning, market analysis, financial analysis, and value enhancement.

 

Areas of Expertise:

• Market Feasibility Studies
• Market Research & Analysis
• Tourism/Guest Profiling
• Project Development/ Site Development
• Hospitality/Tourism Financing
• Hospitality Project Evaluation
• Operational/ Management Reviews
• Business and Strategic Planning
• Financial Analysis  

 

Education:

• Graduate of Economics from York University
• Teaching Master/Chairman of the Advisory Committee
Georgian College of Applied Arts & Technology
Barrie, Ontario - School of Tourism & Hospitality

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John Clarke is a senior consultant at Hospitality Plus Ltd. Mr. Clarke has twenty-five years experience in various positions of hotel management, including three years marketing assistant in Antiqua, BWI and twenty-two years as a general manager with the Holiday Inns in four Ontario locations.  During these years, he has developed a management point of view and the ability to listen and identify revenue opportunities.

Between 1990 and 1997, Mr. Clarke conducted and participated in the market and financial feasibility components of various projects including market and resource collection and analysis, recognizing travel trends, accommodation evaluation, market demand quantification, competitive analysis, facilities and concept recommendations, and the introduction of marketing strategies.  

 

Areas of Expertise:

• Market Feasibility Studies
• Market Research & Analysis
• Operational Reviews
• Group Discussions & Monitor
• Business Plans
• Project Design & Co-ordination
• Financial Analysis
• Mortgage Funding
• Hospitality Management  

 

Education:

• Graduate of Hotel and Resort Management Ryerson Polytechnic Institute
• Teaching Master - Georgian College of Applied Arts & Technology
Barrie, Ontario- School of Tourism & Hospitality

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Wayne Kyle is a senior consultant at Hospitality Plus Ltd.  Mr. Kyle was with the Ministry of Health, Ambulance Services Branch from 1966 to 1977, at which time he switched Ministries to The Ministry of the Solicitor General.

Mr. Kyle was a member of the Ontario Provincial Police from 1978 to 1988, at which time he was a senior investigator in both major drug investigations and commercial frauds.  Mr. Kyle handles all our receivership management files.  He has also co-authored operational guides for maximizing profit potentials relating to food & beverage and labour cost controls.  

 

Areas of Expertise:

• Management Operations / Management Contracts
• Bankruptcy & Receivership
• Market Research & Analysis
• Operational Reviews
• Food and Beverage Operations & Development
• Live Entertainment Development
• Business Plans Developments
• Cash Flow Analysis
• Hospitality/Tourism Management

 

Education:

Emergency Medicine Technician, Queens University & M. of Health
Graduate of Hotel and Resort Management
Graduate of The Ontario Police College
• Commercial Crime Investigators Course -Advanced Law Enforcement Course
•Techniques of Instruction Course -Centre of Forensic Sciences -Analytical Accounting
• Coach Officers Training Course

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Rob Hiles joined the HPL team in the Spring of 2004.  Prior to joining HPL, he was responsible for the installation, training and support of approximately 100 Hotels & Resort computer systems.  Mr. Hiles held the position of Vice-President of Citadel Hospitality (Brilliant Hotelsoftware) from 2001 to 2003.  His experience includes several years in the area of Food & Beverage industry with a fine dining establishment and several years in various positions of the Hotel industry.

 

Areas of Expertise:

• Research & Golf Course Analysis
 • Hotel & Resort Operations
 • Restaurant Operations
• Computer Software Systems  

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