Paul Barham came to the USA from the UK more than 30 years ago. He’s a Chartered Accountant by training, and has spent the last 34 years in the hotel industry. His experience has ranged from on-site financial to corporate CEO, in hotels ranging from 50 to 800 rooms, downtown to resort, primary through tertiary locations, independent and branded, in the USA, Mexico and the Caribbean. His firm, Harrell Hospitality Group, a hotel development and operating company, based in Dallas Texas, will be celebrating 25 years in business. It has expertise in the turnaround of distressed full service hotels and the development of full and select service hotels, under such brands as Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, and Intercontinental Hotels.