Our Corporate Team - Ron Hutcheson

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Ron Hutcheson, Chief Financial Officer, Gateway Hospitality Group

Ron Hutcheson, Chief Financial Officer for Gateway Hospitality group blends multi-year hospitality experience with his entrepreneurial spirit to create efficiency and profitability in this growing industry. A native of South Dakota Hutcheson is a Certified Public Accountant.

A graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Hutcheson began his career in Public Accounting with the firms of Aust and Brown, P.C., and later, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Company, where his financial duties included tax engagements, pension planning, non-profit management systems and tax research and administration.

After working the in Public Accounting for 5 years, Hutcheson went from the Public Accounting industry into the hospitality industry, Hutcheson's joined Renaissance Hotels & Resorts in the Caribbean & Latin American Region, where he was responsible for the accounting and financial functions of 22 Hotels & Resorts, including an active participant in the hotel development team for the region. He also held the position of Senior Vice President of International Development and Financing with Carnival Hotels & Casinos, where his duties included staffing of all accounting functions at all hotels, regional and corporate offices, information system function, and financial management and advisory functions to property owners.

In 1997, Hutcheson built and developed a successful Public Accounting practice focusing on a small business servicing both accounting and tax services. He advised clients in managing all financial aspects of their business.

In 2000, Hutcheson sold his Public Accounting firm to join Gateway Hospitality Group as a partner. Hutcheson's focus blends operational expertise and financial knowledge and creates an accurate platform in the successful operation of Gateway Hospitality Group properties. Driving from the front line, Hutcheson uses a hands-on management style to focus on experience for unparalleled results.