Li Chen, MAI has spent years working in established and emerging hotel markets in the American West and Southwest. Her catalog of assignments includes appraisals, market studies, and feasibility studies for hundreds of limited-, select-, and full-service hotels.
Li is a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI). She has written several articles on hotel markets in California and international hospitality and tourism trends between the U.S. and China. She was interviewed by China Daily USA regarding the article of "Tourist influx propels hotel investment in U.S." Li has extensive hotel operations experience, including front-office and accounting work at the Renaissance LAX. She holds a master's degree in Hospitality from Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business.