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Johnson Capital Welcomes Bryan K. Williams, CQA, Chief Service Officer and
Baldrige Examiner, of B. Williams Enterprise, LLC, to their Global Hospitality
Industry Advisory Board
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September 24, 2007 - Hospitality industry veteran Dr. Donald W. Wise is pleased to announce that Bryan K. Williams, CQA, Chief Service Officer and Baldrige Examiner, of B. Williams Enterprise, LLC, has joined the Global Hospitality Industry Advisory Board of Johnson Capital. Bryan had a distinguished career as Corporate Director of Training & Organizational Effectiveness for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, having been with that chain for nine years, prior to forming his own firm. He joins Melinda Bush, CHA, Stephen R Hennis, CHA, and David M. Brudney, ISHC, on our Johnson Capital Global Hospitality Industry Advisory Board.

“We are extremely pleased to have Bryan on our Advisory Board. Bryan is an organizational leader, consultant, advisor, trainer, and quality auditor, who focuses on the areas of service excellence and organizational effectiveness.  His passion and purpose is ‘to serve others so they may better serve the world’ is absolutely awesome.  He shepherds the concepts of world-class service, organizational effectiveness, and purpose-driven leadership. He provides a key competitive advantage to hospitality clients that he services. He falls in absolute lock-step with the Johnson Capital Global Hospitality Industry mantra - to be the best of the best - in all our professional real estate investment banking, investment advisory, transactional, debt placement, equity placement, and hospitality consultative endeavors.”

Bryan will assist the Johnson Capital Global Hospitality Industry investment banking practice in providing high touch investment advisory, investment banking, transactional (brokerage) services, and financing placement of both debt and equity in the $15,000,000 to $300,000,000 range. Our Johnson Capital Express hospitality loan program lends between $1 million and $5 million, but on a case-by-case basis, will lend up to $10 million. These services will be primarily focused on the upscale, luxury and boutique market tiers of domestic and International hotels, resorts, gaming, condominium-hotels, and timeshare, fractional and mixed-use projects that have a lodging component to include: 

  • Debt placement – First mortgage, construction, subordinated/mezzanine debt, preferred equity financing for acquisition and refinance of single-asset and portfolio transactions, and debtor in possession;
  • Equity placement – New construction, renovation, recapitalization;
  • Corporate real estate services – Disposition of distressed asset and loan portfolios and/or loan sales to non-performing loans;
  • Bridge loans – Purchasing and participating in highly leverage bridge loans of existing assets, and raw entitled land on a case-by-case basis;
  • Advisory services – Preparation of sophisticated financial and/or market analysis of property, including valuations, hold versus sell analysis, feasibility studies, investment underwriting, transactional due diligence, and partnership restructuring and dissolutions; 
  • Investment services – Asset management, development and acquisition services to hotel real estate investors requiring third-party expertise; and
  • Brokerage intermediary services – existing assets, sites, and portfolios.
About Johnson Capital
Johnson Capital is one of the largest and most prominent real estate investment banking and commercial mortgage brokerage firms in the nation. Since its inception in 1987, aggregate transaction volume has soared to over $25 billion. The firm now has 21 offices nationwide: Irvine (corporate headquarters), Newport Beach, Los Angeles, Encino, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Napa Valley, Phoenix, Denver, Vail, Salt Lake City, Dallas, Kansas City, Little Rock, Boca Raton, Washington, D.C., New York City, Norwalk, CT. The firm has International offices in: Madrid, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Bangalore, India, servicing India, Dubai and the United Arab Emirates.

About B. Williams Enterprise, LLC 
Prior to B. Williams Enterprise, LLC, Bryan worked with the world-renowned Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC for over nine years. In his last role with The Ritz-Carlton, he was the Corporate Director of Training & Organizational Effectiveness.  He assisted with setting and executing the global training strategy for the company, and for its corporate university, The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center.  He regularly travels globally to teach the concept of “service excellence” in addition to providing consultation guidance.  Over the last few years, Bryan has worked with over 50 organizations in industries ranging from Healthcare to Commercial Real Estate. Bryan K. Williams can be reached at bwilliams@bwenterprise.net, www.bwenterprise.net, 240-401-6958.

Interested parties, please contact: Dr. Donald W. Wise, Global Hospitality Industry, Managing Partner, Johnson Capital, Hospitality and Leisure Real Estate Investment Banking, 1436 Second Street, #310, Napa, California 94559; 707.252.6975: Office;  707.252.9067: Facsimile; 949.283.9706: Mobile; 949.887.7787: International Mobile; DrDon@johnsoncapital.com: Electronic Mail; http://www.johnsoncapital.com/: Web site. 

 
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Contact:

Dr. Donald W. Wise
Global Hospitality Industry, Managing Partner
Johnson Capital
Hospitality and Leisure Real Estate Investment Banking
1436 Second Street, #310
Napa, California 94559
707.252.6975:  Office
707.252.9067: Facsimile
949.283.9706: Mobile (Domestic)
949.887.7787: Mobile (Domestic and International)
DrDon@johnsoncapital.com: Electronic Mail
http://www.johnsoncapital.com/:  Web pages

 

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Also See: Johnson Capital Welcomes David M. Brudney, ISHC. Principal, David Brudney &  Associates, of Carlsbad, CA to their Global Hospitality Industry Advisory Board / September 2007
Johnson Capital Welcomes Melinda Bush, CHA, President and Chief Executive Officer of HRW Holdings, LLC, to their Global Hospitality Industry Advisory Board / July 2007
Johnson Capital Creates Strategic Alliance with Hospitium; Firm to Provide Hospitality Research and Consulting for High-End Resorts and Mixed-Use Hospitality Projects / July 2007
Johnson Capital Creates Global Hospitality Group for International Hotel and Resort Investment Banking; Dr. Donald W. Wise Named Managing Partner / April 2007
Resorts, Marinas and Vineyards, Inc. Represents Craig and Kathryn Hall in the Acquisition of La Residence, a Twenty-five Room Resort in Napa Valley, California / January 2007

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