The Executive Team at Aimbridge is comprised of veteran hoteliers with a history of delivering industry-leading results. Averaging over 26 years of hospitality experience, the senior executives focus on maximizing returns to partners by utilizing a unique blend of experience, resources, and relationships.
Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Kevin Detz joined Aimbridge in 2014 and has over 15 years of experience in accounting and auditing. Detz is responsible for the company's operational accounting including financial statement preparation, accounts payable, payroll, tax compliance and internal controls for all hotels under management.
Prior to joining Aimbridge, Detz was Vice President at Goldman Sachs in its hospitality group. While at Goldman Sachs, Detz’s primary responsibility was to oversee the accounting of approximately 350 hotels. Detz oversaw the acquisition and transition of a large public hotel REIT into the Goldman Sachs hospitality platform. Detz also managed the audit process for the hotel portfolios, which included the interpretation and application of technical accounting releases. Prior to his time with Goldman Sachs, Detz was an Audit Manager for Ernst & Young, LLP in its South Florida offices. Detz’s client base included the following industry types: real estate, retail and equipment rental. During his time with Ernst & Young, Detz was involved in several public debt and equity offerings, including the lead role on an initial public offering. Detz started his career with Arthur Andersen, LLP before transitioning to Ernst & Young in 2002.
Mr. Detz graduated Magna cum Laude from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Business Administration. Detz is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA.