Brenda Fields is an industry leader, named by HSMAI (Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International) as a Top 25 Extraordinary Mind in Sales & Marketing and is a member of the exclusive International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), a by-invitation only, 200-member professional society.
Ms. Fields served in senior marketing positions before establishing her successful consulting practice. She was Vice President of Marketing for Harry Macklowe, real estate developer, for his hotel and 100,000 square foot conference center, which was the first in New York City. Working with Ian Schrager, she was successful in devising and executing a plan to launch a 640-room boutique hotel. When starting her consulting practice, Ian Schrager was one of her first clients.
Ms. Fields's clients comprise a wide range of hotels, resorts, and hotel companies around the world, including five-star, luxury boutique properties, 2,000 room hotels and conference centers, as well as some of the largest real estate development companies in the U.S.
At the onset of her career, Ms. Fields joined the then, hospitality industry visionary, family-owned, Dunfey Hotels at the renowned Ambassador East in Chicago, IL and moved up the ladder quickly. The systems Dunfey Hotels had pioneered provided a basis on which any problem can be resolved regardless of market conditions or product type.
Ms. Fields is passionate about applying fresh thinking to every project and her experience has proven that there is no challenge, great or small, without a cost-effective solution.