Walter Isenberg is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Denver-based Sage Hospitality Group, where he oversees all company operations including hotel and restaurant management, real estate investment and brand development, with an emphasis on community giving and teaching the next generation of great leaders.
Results-driven and creative, Isenberg co-founded Sage in 1984 with partner Zack Neumeyer, and the pair have worked together for nearly four decades to grow the company into an award-winning hospitality development, investment and management company.
A graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, Isenberg is a member of the American Hotel Lodging Association Board of Directors Executive Committee and has served on several brand Owner Advisory Boards. Isenberg was honored as the 2020 Most Admired CEO by the Denver Business Journal and was inducted into Hospitality Design’s Platinum Circle in 2017. In 2010, Isenberg was inducted into Denver & Colorado’s Tourism Hall of Fame, which is the highest award given by Denver’s travel industry. Active in the community, he currently serves on the boards of Visit Denver, The Downtown Denver Partnership, Colorado Concern and the Metropolitan State University of Denver Board of Trustees.