Theodore (Ted) Mandigo

Company: TR Mandigo & Company

Position: President


Over 40 years of hospitality consulting. Detailed knowledge of dynamics of Chicago area market. Consulting services for over 30% of hotels in the Chicago CBD. 12 years as Assistant Professor at Kendall College, teaching Managerial Accounting; Finance; Business Planning and Feasibility Studies; Revenue Management at the senior level. Frequently a resource for Chicago area business publications for hospitality related commentary. Annual 5-year monthly forecast for Chicago CBD and several sub-markets. Expert witness and litigation support for a wide range of hospitality issues.

Mission Statement

To provide informed and well researched consulting services to clients. To Provide price/value in those services. To deliver experienced and unbiased judgement on market and financial feasibility. To deliver objective and honest observations and conclusions.

Geographic Areas

United States, Hong Kong, Australia, United Kingdom, Austria, Moscow, Venezuela, Nicaragua


Market Feasibility - Asset Management - Financial Analysis - Impact Analysis - Assistance in budgeting and forecasts - - Strategic Planning - Valuation - Operational Analysis - Litigation Support/Bankruptcy/Reorganization - Determination of Damages - Standard Practices - Contract Terms

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Served on National Council and served as member of Accreditation Committee for Business Valuation Certification. Illinois CPA Society-Past President and Chairman of State Society, Regulation and Legislation Committee, Strategic Planning Committee. AHLA-Master Hotel Supplier, Certified Hotel Revenue Manager Hotel Motel Association of Illinois Illinois Restaurant Association-Educational Foundation Charter Member of ISHC (International Society of Hospitality Consultants) Food, Beverage and Equipment Executives of Chicago

Speaking Engagements

Chicago and Illinois trends, outlook and forecasts. Revenue Management for Restaurants

Articles and Publications

The Hotel of 2020 Impact of September 11 The Lender as Gatekeeper for Development

Representative List of Clients

Winegardner & Hammons, Inc. - Inter-Continental Hotels - Best Western International - Hilton Hotels Corporation - Jenner & Block - Choice Hotels International - USFS - Regent Partners


BS, Hotel Administration, Cornell University MBA, Loyola University CPA Designation 1985

Past Experience

Partner: BDO Seidman, LLP and Pannell Kerr Forster Director: Landauer Associates, Inc. Full Time Assistant Professor, Kendall College School of Hospitality Management Regional Controller for multi-unit food service operation in airline catering; Military Club Officer and director of accounting and IT for Armed Forces Recreation Center. 30 years of Consulting and Hospitality Experience TR Mandigo & Co.-Fifth Year as Independent Consultant