Ben Rowe is a co-founder and Managing Partner of KHP Capital Partners, with direct responsibility for asset management, finance, capital raising and investor relations. Previously, Ben served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants from 2008 to January 2015. Ben joined Kimpton in 2003 and served in various finance roles before being promoted to CFO.
Prior to joining Kimpton, Ben served as Chief Financial Officer of Leirum, a restaurant and entertainment group. Ben began his professional career as an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney in New York City, focusing on capital raising and strategic advisory work for the lodging and gaming industries.
Ben holds a B.S. with Distinction from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, where he majored in hospitality finance. He also holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Ben is a member of the AHLA Hospitality Investment Roundtable and serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Real Estate & Finance at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration.