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Betsy MacDonald


Managing Director | HVS International

Betsy MacDonald is managing director of HVS International Canada and a graduate of Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration with over 25 years experience in hotel appraisals and feasibility studies. Prior to joining HVS, Betsy worked for Mariner Hotel Corporation, and spent ten years with the international accounting firm of Pannell Kerr Forster (nka: PKF Consulting). Her last position with PKF was Director for the South Western Region of the United States.

Betsy is a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), Past President of the Cornell Society of Hotelmen for Western Canada, a member of the Appraisal Institute of the United States (MAI), a member of the Canadian Appraisal Institute (AACI), a member of the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia (RIBC), as well as a state certified appraiser. She has been a guest speaker at numerous conferences and Universities throughout Canada and the United States, and has had several articles published on the topic of hotel valuations/appraisals in Canada.