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HOTEL/RESTAURANT INDUSTRY

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John A. Gordon MAFF

Principal

Pacific Management Consulting Group

5980 Mission Center Road, Unit A
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: (619) 379-5561 Alternate: (858) 874-6626 Fax: (800) 266-0465 Email: jgordon@pacificmanagementconsultinggroup.com Website: www.pacificmanagementconsultinggroup.com

Specialties

Restaurant expert. Lost profits and damages. Restaurant earnings and economics. Expert research consultant, witness. Extensive complex litigation experience. Sales, profits, financial management and related business disciplines; Franchising.

Degrees/Licenses

BS; Master Analyst Financial Forensics

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Dennis P. Gemberling

President

Perry Group International

One Market, Spear Tower Suite 3600
San Francisco, CA 94105-1120
Phone: (415) 434-0135 Fax: (415) 293-8001 Email: dpg@perrygroup.com Website: www.perrygroup.com

Specialties

Hospitality Experts for hotels, motels, resorts, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and mixed-use real estate. Wide variety of experience including management, operations, customs and trade practices, standards of care, safety, security, alcohol service and food handling, maintenance, employment, labor, construction and FF&E, landlord tenant issues, agreements, contracts, business interruption, economic impact, feasibility, income and profitability.

Degrees/Licenses

CHA, CFBE, FMP, FCSI.

Honors/Awards

A.M. Best's "Client Recommended" Expert Service Providers - Over 10 years

Prior Expert

25+ years

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Kenneth C. Free RRP

President

Straightline Advisors

2808 Ashworth Circle
Las Vegas, NV 89107
Phone: (805) 373-6840 Alternate: (888) 616-8222 Fax: (888) 473-6510 Email: kfree@straightline-advisors.com Website: www.hotelexpertwitnesses.com

Specialties

Proven expert success for simple or complex cases (Over 100-cases; 51% Plaintiff, 49% Defendant) involving hotel and resort standard of care for operations, real estate development, feasibility, business interruption, franchising, and management.

Degrees/Licenses

MBA, BS, RRP, MHS.

Brian H. Kleiner PhD, MBA

Professor (Emeritus) of Human Resource Management

at prestigious CA university

551 Santa Barbara Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92835-2463
Phone: (714) 879-9705 Alternate: (714) 595-1891 Fax: (714) 879-5600 Email: bkleinerphdmba@gmail.com

Specialties

Compliance of organizational policies, procedures, and practices with standards of human resources management; preventing and investigating complaints concerning sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination and harassment; ADA, interactive process, reasonable accommodation; CFRA, FMLA, workers’ compensation; retaliation, discipline, wrongful termination; negligent hiring/retention/supervision; independent contractor vs. employee classification; compensation, wage & hours, benefits/pensions; performance evalution, promotion selections, workforce- reductions; workplace violence, safety, OSHA.

Degrees/Licenses

PhD, MBA, BS

Formal Education

PhD Management, University of CA, Los Angeles: 1977; MBA, Management, University of CA, Los Angeles; BS, Business Administration, Drexel.

Registration and Licenses

Lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in both Business Management and Psychology.

Previous/Current Position

Human resources manager for Ford Motor Company; consultant to over 100 organizations concerning how to improve human resource management policies and practices.

Honors/Awards

2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011, Received university research award for quality of articles published in the most recent five years. 2008, Favorably featured in Employment Law Verdict Reports. 2007, Profiled in Bender's California Labor & Employment Bulletin. 2001, Outstanding Scholarly and Creative Activity Award. 2000, Faculty Merit Award. 1998, Creative and Scholarly Activity Award. 1997 and 1996 Performance Award. 1996, "Teacher Scholar" Award. 1995-96, Taught first graduate Managing Human Resources and Human Behavior in Organizations courses ever to be publicly televised. 1993. Nominee for Bradford Outstanding Educator in United States Award. 1992, Finalist for Outstanding Faculty Award, SBAE. 1986-90, Meritorious Performance Award. Selected for Marquis' Who's Who in Business Higher Education, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in California, and Who's Who in the World.

Prof. Affiliations

Society For Human Resource Management; Society for Nonprofits.

Publications

Over 500 in high quality professional and peer-reviewed academic journals. These Include “When it's time to say good-by: how to discharge workers without legal hassles," and "Workplace reduction guidelines," which was reproduced in a college textbook titled "Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Management,” published by McGraw-Hill. Also, "Designing Effective Performance Appraisal Systems," one of the most downloaded articles of all time, with over 12,500 downloads.

Prior Expert

Have been retained in over 1,000 cases and have given trial/arbitration testimony over 80 times for plaintiffs and defense in over 15 California federal and state courts.

Maurice Robinson ISHC

President

Maurice Robinson & Associates, Inc.

28 Dover Place
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: (310) 640-9656 Alternate: (310) 713-3220 Fax: (310) 640-9276 Email: maurice@mauricerobinson.com Website: www.mauricerobinson.com

Specialties

Hotel & real estate industry business issues including valuation; Lost profits; market, economic & financial feasibility; workouts; ground leases; concession & management contracts; & disputes between owner-operator, franchiser-franchisees, & borrower-lender.

Degrees/Licenses

State certified general real estate appraiser; certified Arbitrator and Mediator.

Jeffrey McNeal FCSI

President

Fessel International

19 Suffolk Avenue
Suite A
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
Phone: (626) 566-3500 Alternate: (626) 993-8199 Email: jeff@fessel.com Website: www.fessel.com

Specialties

Restaurant Operations; Restaurant & Food Service; Real Estate Planning and Site Selections; Market Analysis; Business Planning

Degrees/Licenses

MBA, Business; B.S., Hospitality; AAS, Culinary Arts

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