Mark E. Hamister is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Hamister Group, LLC (www.hamistergroup.com), a nationally recognized hotel and healthcare management company with a proven track record of success. Hamister Group, LLC is among the various holdings of the Hamister Family Office, LLC. Hamister Group’s mission is based upon its values of honesty, integrity and more and is differentiated with its unique four point “Hamister Advantage”. Hamister’s company has a 40 plus year track record during which time it delivered an average IRR exceeding 26% to its shareholders, including paying an average return on and of capital of 18% during the great recession of 2008/09. He has exercised a disciplined process of underwriting transactions conservatively and then delivering the “Hamister Advantage” as both a differentiator and as the driver of extraordinary results for customers, employees and shareholders. Mr. Hamister is the recipient of numerous awards, lifetime achievement recognitions and community interactions throughout his distinguished career. His approach is simple, implementable and yet unique among two platforms which tend to be order takers and basic service delivery models. He also serves on a few Boards of other Companies sharing his insights with budding entrepreneurs.