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Gary Mendell Through The Looking Glass Gary Mendell is the chairpersonof HEI accommodations and Resorts, based in Connecticut. What's special about that, you say. Well, not many know this, but HEI accommodations and Resorts is the company that owns and works the Marriott, Le Meridian, Embassy Suites, Hilton, Westin and Sheraton accommodations. Yes, all these amazingly rich hotel brands are owned by a single group, HEI accommodations and Resorts. There are a total of 42 accommodations that are owned and operated by the group. The group was founded by two brothers, Greg and Steve Mendell. The current chairman of the group is Greg Mendell. All the accommodations operated by the group are top class, fully serviced and cater to the top brass of the society. While HEI accommodations and Resorts operate these accommodations within the United States, many of these brands have significant global presence as well. Managing such a huge group is no mean feat by any chance, and Gary Mendell does it rather effectively. The items that Gary looks after are the company's capital formation, corporate strategy, investment administration, trader relations and property administration. Gary is thus nearly single handedly responsible for maintaining the general structure of HEI accommodations and Resorts. How does he do it? Well we would say he has put his educational track record to good use. Gary attained his BS degree from the School of Hotel administration and Administration, Cornell University and his MBA from School of Business,Wharton University of Pennsylvania. Possessing graduated from such prestigious establishments, Gary had in him what was essential to make it big. Let us see how his journey commenced. HEI was not born until 1998, before which Gary Mendell worked with other companies, which basically served as the mother or father companies of HEI. The journey commenced in 1985, when Gary co-founded a hotel company with his brother, which commenced to climb the hotel ranking ladder rather fast. In 1987, Gary decided to part ways, and thus sold most of the company to Starwood lodging Trust, of which he became the us president soon after. Now presiding over the company, and a member of its plank of trustees, Gary assisted Starwood acquire the Westin group of accommodations for a phenomenal cost of $2 billion and another company, the ITT group, for an even phenomenal 14 billion, thus marking Starwood's initial major triumphs. However, in 1998, Gary left Starwood to venture out on his own, and this resulted in the establishment of HEI in 1998. Gary had had adequate of operating under someone, and now wanted to be the boss of his own company. Working with his vast experience, Gary soon put the company in high power, and he attained many awards.Such is the multitude of awards received by the group under Gary Mendell's able guidance. The company currently has over 5000 associates, and that's a lot of employees. The company knows the significance of retaining the individuals who work for you healthy, and thus has the employee Wellness system which takes care of all medical needs of employees. Gary Mendel is a true entrepreneur, human being and businessman. Gary Mendell
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