Chad Crandell

Managing Director/CEO, CHMWarnick

Chad Crandell is Managing Director and CEO, holding the distinction of being a Certified Hotel Asset Manager (CHAM). He brings 30 years of hospitality industry experience in hotel asset management and ownership issues. He is responsible for overseeing CHMW’s corporate functions and directing the efforts of the asset management team across seven offices nationwide. With extensive experience in structuring fair and equitable agreements pertaining to hotel ownership, Chad plays an active role in all contract negotiations and advises on key operational challenges, including risk mitigation, capital planning and expenditures and investor-funded capital projects.


  • Asset management and monitoring
  • Negotiation of management and franchise contracts
  • Hotel market positioning, analysis, advice, and execution
  • Hotel operations
  • Hotel receivership
  • Capital planning oversight and execution
  • Development/redevelopment consulting and management
  • Convention center hotel development and operation