Lifestyle Sector Leader, Hospitality Practice Area Leader, Principal

Tom launched Gensler’s Hospitality Practice in the late 1990s, when he led the celebrated renovation of the Beverly Hills Hotel. He has since expanded the practice to an international scale, leading numerous complex mixed-use, entertainment, master planning and hotel projects across the U.S. and worldwide. His expertise was integral to the leadership of the 18-million-square-foot CityCenter development on the Las Vegas Strip, and his team recently completed the architecture, interior design and branding for the award-winning Shore Hotel, a LEED®-certified luxury oceanfront resort in Santa Monica. Currently under construction is the Westin Hotel, part of the South Terminal Redevelopment Program at the Denver International Airport, which includes a conference center and train station. Tom is a Registered Architect and earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture at the University of Southern California.