An Asset Management and Advisory Company specializing in and creating value in Hospitality, Food and Beverage and other Operating Businesses.

  • We Maximize Value through
    Asset Management

    Improve performance through an objective and intense hands on approach

  • Advice Tailored
    to your Goals

    Our advisory services are focused on providing
    actionable advice to achieve your goals

  • Innovative Application of
    Tried and True Methods

    We know what works, because we've done it before.

What we do

Improving Business Performance

Improving Business Performance

Sales & Revenue Managment Assessment
Maximize Revenues through Key Efficiencies
Profit Margin and Flow Through Review

Maximizing your ROI on Capital Investment

Maximizing your ROI on Capital Investment

PIP Review & Execution Support
Assistance in Brand Selection
PIP and Renovation Pricing Validation

Transactional Support

Transactional Support

New Hotel Openings
Transitions and Dispositions
Lender Services

Why Choose Us?

About Carson Hospitality Advisors

With extensive experience in hospitality, food and beverage, renovations, asset management and direct management, our team is well poised to analyze and support ongoing performance improvement through an objective and intense hands on approach. Our track record of building management platforms, assessing and developing leadership talent, and partnering with owners, vendors and high quality industry professionals is the foundation for CHA`s approach.


Carson Hospitality Advisors has a strong network of Brand Partners, Vendors, Operators, Former Colleagues, and Experienced Talent to assist any investor and owner in analysis, performance improvement, and oversight to maximize value for their operating business.


Prior to launching Carson Hospitality Advisors, Chris Russell was the initial founding member of Pillar Hotels & Resorts, the in-house property management company for Archon Group L.P., a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs. In addition to leading the growth of the management company, the business also supported the investment and asset management team at Archon in the acquisition, disposition, and strategic growth of the hotel platform with value creation being the top priority. During that time, the PHR team managed over 240 hotels in 45 states with 8,000 employees. Chris also helped launch the group’s management platform based in Tokyo.
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Community & Servant Leadership

For seventeen years, Chris Russell has served the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance in various capacities including past Board Member and Vice Chair, Volunteer, Company Sponsor and currently serve on Corporate Advisory Board. He has also served as a volunteer and sponsor for the Texas Special Olympics since 2008.