|Mr. Jeff Sachs is the founder and Managing Partner of Strategic Advisory Group. Mr. Sachs has over 25 years experience in the industry. Prior to forming the Strategic Advisory Group, Mr. Sachs was the Practice Leader for the Southeast Hospitality Consulting Group and the National Leader of the Public Assembly Consulting Group for Ernst & Young. Prior to joining E&Y, Mr. Sachs was a manager in KPMG Peat Marwick’s Real Estate and Hospitality Consulting Group.
Mr. Sachs participates in the International Association of Assembly Managers (IAAM), Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI); American Hotel & Motel Association (AHMA), and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Mr. Sachs has spoken at various industry conferences including the IAVM trade show and conference, the International City Managers Association (ICMA) conference, the International Convention Center Conference (ICCC), the UCLA Hotel Investment Conference, NYU Hotel Investment Conference, Southeast Hotel Investment Conference, and the Conference on Urban Economic Development (CUED).
Mr. Sachs serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Chapter of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, is a past Chairman of the Board and has also served on the National Board of Representatives for LLS. Mr. Sachs has also chaired three capital campaigns for Duluth United Methodist Church, raising over $10 million, and is currently serving on a leadership committee to raise funds for a new high school for Mount Pisgah Christian School.
Mr. Sachs received his Masters and Bachelor’s Degrees in Accounting from The University of Iowa and is a Certified Public Accountant.