Diana Simpson

Director

Los Angeles

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  • Diana Simpson is a Director in the Hospitality Investment Advisory practice at Hodges Ward Elliott.  She specializes in institutional-grade hotel and resort property transactions throughout North America, with an emphasis on the Western U.S., including investment advisory, debt, and equity placements. 
  • Ms. Simpson joined the firm in 2015 as a founding member of HWE’s Los Angeles office, and has been key to the growth of the firm’s West Coast presence.  Prior to joining HWE, she spent more than 3 years at LaSalle Hotel Properties, focusing primarily on urban hotel and resort asset management throughout the U.S..
  • Ms. Simpson is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, where she also earned a minor in Real Estate. She remains actively involved in the alumni community, and has served on the board of the Cornell Hotel Society.