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8023 Kingsbury Blvd.
St. Louis, MO, 63105
United States

Phone: 314-899-9701

Isabel Ackerman

Isabel Ackerman ISHC
Brandt Hospitality Consulting, Inc.

Industry Specialty

development services
franchise expertise
litigation support - expert witness
market and feasibility studies


boutique hotels
conference centre / convention centres
convention hotels
destination resorts
extended stay hotels / corporate apartments
full service hotels
independent hotels
limited / select service hotels

Speaker Topics

extended stay
hospitality appraisals valuation
real estate

Geographic Areas

United States & Canada

Mission Statement

I focus on providing a clear opinion in a timely manner. I have the experience and flexibility to provide you with the unique services that you require, as well as providing a traditional feasibily report, impact analysis or conversion analysis. I have completed over 300 projects in 40 states in markets from Midtown Manhattan to rural communities. My projects have ranged from 400-room resorts to 50-room limited service hotels including extensive experience with many extended-stay products.


Feasibility and Market Positioning Studies - Assistance with Site Selection and Evaluation - Franchise Evaluation - Impact Studies - Due Diligence and Litigation Support

Past Experience

Senior Consultant, American Appraisal Associates, Schaumburg, IL - Director of Convention Services, McCormick Center Hotel, Chicago, IL - Manager of Market Feasibility, Marriott Corporation, Bethesda, MD - Catering Manager, New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY


MBA, New York University Graduate School of Business (Stern) BS, Cornell School of Hotel Administration, Ithaca, NY

Professional Memberships

Cornell Society of Hotelmen, International Society of Hospitality Consultants

Representative List of Clients

True North Hotels, Overland Park, KS - Rockgate Management, Overland Park, KS - Venerts Hotel Investments, Waterton SD - Choice Hotels International, Silver Spring, MD - Marriott International, Bethesda, MD Ancel, Glink Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Rolek, PC, Chicago, IL, Ferguson Properties, SBA of Kansas-Frontier Financial