Chief Executive Officer
With more than 50 years of experience in the hotel business, Danziger, who started as a bellman at The Fairmont San Francisco at the age of 17, has served as the head of several of the industry’s leading hotel companies. Danziger joined Resolute Road following his roles as CEO of Trump Hotel Group, President and CEO of Starwood Hotels, President, and COO of Carlson Hotels Worldwide, and President and CEO of Wyndham Hotel Group. His first executive role was with DoubleTree Hotels, where he was part of the team which created the iconic DoubleTree cookie. Danziger was instrumental in the exponential growth and success of each organization he led. He is credited with greatly expanding the footprint of Wyndham Hotel Group, and he was the visionary that first leveraged the organization’s strength and synergies across its brands.
Danziger is the recipient of numerous awards and honors such as the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year – Northern California Real Estate/Hospitality, the Lifetime Achievement HSMAI, the Industry Icon SAHIC, and more. Danziger has also been actively involved in industry associations and major universities. He has been a Guest Lecturer at Cornell University, Boston University, where he also has been a commencement speaker, and Johnson and Wales where he holds an honorary doctorate.