A Director with the HVS Colorado office and a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute, Katy Black, MAI, is an appraisal and consulting expert in the lodging markets throughout the Rocky Mountain region. She has diverse experience spanning limited-service motels, city-center hotels, luxury resorts, and mixed-use developments. Since joining HVS in 2013, Katy has specialized in high-end, complex resorts and has gained experience with the valuation of gaming assets and large hotel portfolios. Katy graduated from the University of Delaware with an honors BS in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management. She earned an MS in Accounting from the University of Akron.