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Horizon Hotel Group LLC
747 N. Wabash 1801
Chicago , Illinois 60611
United States

Company Description: Horizon Hotel Group LLC, is a national independent hotel management company, specializing in the renovating, repositioning and rebranding of hotels and resorts....   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • degree , Hotel Management
    Oakton Community College
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James Gould
"We are very excited to be ..., 25 Mar 2015 [cached]
"We are very excited to be playing a pivotal role in the renovation of the Big Game Club," Horizon Hotel Group president James Gould said in a statement.
James Gould, 25 June 2015 [cached]
James Gould
Jim has more than thirty years of experience in managing hotels in upscale markets. Prior to starting Horizon Hotel Group, Jim was Regional Vice President of Operations for Portfolio Hotel & Resorts overseeing full and limited service properties. He is known as a transitional leader, developing award winning teams that produced exceptional results I customer, employee and shareholder value.
During his stay at Portfolio Jim oversaw such brands as IHG, Marriott, Hyatt and Hilton. In addition to his regional responsibilities Jim helped grow Portfolio from five hotels to twenty-four hotels over a two year period. Jim was the main contact for the groups' institutional investors such as Prudential, Och Ziff and Fidelity Investments. Jim worked on and oversaw due diligence, asset sales, and consulting projects and he helped in securing new management contracts.
Before joining Portfolio Jim was general manager of Sofitel Chicago O'Hare, Rosemont, Illinois. He made his mark at the Sofitel by improving guest, employee satisfaction and market share to the highest levels in the history of the hotel. Jim developed and maintained the relationship with the owner Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers. During his time at Sofitel Jim worked with the corporate office either leading or participating in the development of Sofitel's "Business Continuity Plan", the "Database Marketing Program" and the development of the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower. During Jim's time as general manager the Sofitel Chicago O'Hare won the; Planners Choice Award, Pinnacle Award and Merit & Distinction Award for outstanding service for meeting and conferences held at the property.
In 2010 Jim was the Chairman for the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association receiving the Volunteer of the Year for 2011 from the IHLA and American Hotel Lodging Association. In addition he was the 2011 Chairman for the Schaumburg Business Association. Jim also served as the Vice Chairmen for the Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau from 2008 - 2011.
IHLAEF - Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation - Events, 12 Jan 2015 [cached]
Jim Gould Principal Horizon Hotel Group
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