Vice President of Finance, Hotels & Restaurants
Ron Fader joined Legacy Ventures in 2012 to assist with the formation of the Hotel Operations division, and today he is responsible for all hotel and restaurant financial reporting, forecasting, and budgeting. He oversees the on-property and corporate accounting teams and leads the development and improvement of business processes, accounting policies and procedures, and internal controls. Ron also provides strategic leadership in designing and leveraging Legacy Ventures’ financial reporting systems to accommodate its portfolio growth.
Ron has over 25 years of experience in accounting, valuation, financial analysis, and planning across the hospitality and student housing fields. Starting as a CPA with PKF, he later spent nine years with Hilton Worldwide, rising to Director of Finance-Operations Analysis. There, Ron and his team were responsible for the accounting processes, full financial reporting, planning, and analysis for 175+ full and limited service hotels. Ron went on to serve as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) for seven years, where he developed a team of business analysts responsible for delivering operations analysis, business strategy and financial planning functions for 200+ full and limited service hotels. Prior to joining Legacy Ventures, Ron served as the Associate Director of Budget and Finance for the Department of Housing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he had overall leadership for the financial and business operations of the Department of Housing. Ron holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business where he graduated cum laude.