Carter Wilson

Company: Self-Employed

Position: Independent Consultant


Carter is Co-Founder of Larkspur Hospitality Consulting. Along with Ali Hoyt, Carter uses industry-leading data to service clients' needs on topics including hotel market identification, optimizing comp sets, market trends and opportunities, custom dashboards and internal performance insights, and destination analysis and competitive positioning.

They also help companies tell their stories through communication coaching. Based on years of experience in front of audiences, Ali and Carter offer tailored coaching sessions on everything you need to convey your message. This includes in-depth classes and seminars on being a captivating speaker (no matter the audience size), creating persuasive presentations, powerful business writing techniques, hospitality-focused Excel training, running effective meetings, and media coaching. A company's strongest leaders are always its best storytellers.

Additionally, Carter is the USA Today bestselling author of mime critically acclaimed, standalone psychological thriller novels, as well as numerous short stories. He is an ITW Thriller Award finalist, a five-time winner of the Colorado Book Award, and his novels have been optioned for television and film.

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Further information about Carter's book can be found at


Data-focused analytics, forecasting, comp-set consulting, development advisory, trends analysis, public speaking, communications coaching.

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