Robert Boykin

Robert’s career has spanned the disciplines of property operations, corporate administration, real estate development and acquisitions since graduating from the University of Hartford in 1972 with degrees in Business Economics and Finance.

In 1996, Robert took the real estate activities of Boykin Management Company public in an IPO called Boykin Lodging (NYSE: BOY), led by Lehman Brothers. Ten years later, in 2006, the assets of Boykin Lodging were sold to a private equity firm and Robert returned to guide the activities of Boykin Management Company.

Robert served as Vice-Chair of the Marriott Full Service Franchise Owners Association and also as the Chairman Emeritus of the Amazon Conservation Team. He is active in the World Presidents Organization and Chief Executives Organization. As a frequent speaker and panelist at industry lodging conferences, he is a well-respected advisor to the travel and lodging industry.

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