Erik Warner was formerly a Principal and Managing Director of Ramsfield Hospitality Finance, backed by CarVal Investors (previously Cargill Value Investment), where he managed all new lending, acquisitions, and asset management. In addition to helping launch the platform, during his tenure he was involved in over $325 million of hotel debt and equity investments. Prior to RHF, Erik worked with Jones Lang LaSalle in its hotel investment sales group and HVS International, a hotel appraisal company. As a hospitality industry expert, Erik regularly provides observations and commentary for national and international publications. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.