Michael C. Shindler, ISHC, is a Strategic Associate at RLA Global and also President of Four Corners Advisors, Inc. (FCA), a hospitality transactions consultancy and advisory firm he established in June 2007 and relaunched in May 2014. FCA provides strategic, transactional and asset management services to developers in the conception, programming, planning and negotiation of hospitality transactions, advisory services in brand entry to the hospitality marketplace, restructuring and workout services to lenders and borrowers for hotel loans, and arbitration, mediation and expert services for participants in disputes relating to the hospitality industry. He is a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (www.ishc.com).
Mr. Shindler’s career arc has involved positions of increasing responsibility in the hospitality transactions industry over the last 35 years, working with a major brand in a development capacity, hospitality brokerage and consulting boutique, an international luxury brand, a destination resort company, and a lifestyle brand. In addition, prior to his entry into the hospitality industry, Mr. Shindler held senior development positions with a major real estate syndication firm and practiced law in Chicago from 1976 to 1984. He received his Juris Doctor from Washington University in St. Louis and an AB in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.