Chief Financial Officer
Anand brings over 20 years of experience in finance leadership roles across three different industries. Most recently, Anand served as SVP Corporate Finance for Inspire Brands where he was instrumental in the financial system transformation, shared services integration, and capital market initiatives. Prior to Inspire Brands, Anand spent 10 years in finance leadership roles at Hilton where he was responsible for finance at 700+ owned/managed hotels globally, brands and commercial services finance. Additionally, he spent 14 years in finance and operations roles at Northwest Airlines. Anand started his career at the Center for Economic Development (CED) assisting small businesses in Northeastern Minnesota. Previously, Anand has served as a Board Advisor to RoomKey, a meta search engine joint venture founded by Marriott, Hilton, Choice, Wyndham and IHG hotel brands, and served on American Hotel and Lodging Associations’ (AHLA) Financial Management Committee. Anand holds an MBA and bachelor’s in Accounting and Finance from the University of Minnesota.