Author Bio
HNN columnist

Joseph S. Bello is SVP of asset management with Xenia Hotels and Resorts. He has held this position with Xenia or its affiliated entities since 2007. From 2003 to 2007, Bello was director of asset management with CNL Hotels & Resorts, where he had responsibility for a diverse portfolio of hotels. Prior to his roles in asset management, from 1977 to 2003, Bello held regional manager, GM and property-level management positions in upscale branded hotels. He holds an associate of arts degree in business administration from Miami-Dade College. Bello has earned the CHA (Certified Hotel Administrator), and the CHAM (Certified Hotel Asset Manager) certifications.