Meagan Barley, an associate in the Vancouver Office is a graduate of Ryerson University, having obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Degree, specializing in Hospitality and Tourism Management. As a student, Meagan was awarded multiple high achievement scholarships, and graduated top of her class on the Deans List. Meagan is a Candidate Member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada working towards receiving the AACI Designation. She is also a member of the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA).
Meagan's work as a hospitality valuation consultant has taken her to many places in western Canada and out east to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Meagan has also worked on projects in the United States. She has worked on a variety of projects including market studies, feasibility studies for proposed hotels, appraisals of existing assets, and analysis and appraisal of proposed and existing large-scale developments, and casino resort properties. Prior to joining HVS, Meagan held various research and operational roles in the hospitality industry. She also worked as an undergraduate teaching assistant and a research assistant while obtaining her post-secondary education. Meagan has assisted in the publication of multiple research papers, and was a speaker at the 2016 Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) conference in Niagara Falls.
Meagan is back in her hometown of Vancouver, and is enjoying spending time with family and friends, while hiking the many beautiful trails found nearby.