Vice President, Human Resources
Loews Hotels and Resorts
As vice president of human resources for Loews Hotels and Resorts, Jake Basham is responsible for leading all human resources operations throughout the hotel portfolio and support locations, including specific guidance of labor relations, team member relations, and compliance strategies.
A talented leader with over 10 years of experience in human resources and labor management, Jake joined Loews Hotels in summer 2015. Previously, he led human resources operations in multi-asset regional capacities for Hersha Hospitality Management, as well as Denihan Hospitality Group. Throughout his career, Jake has advised numerous real estate investment trusts, management companies, and asset owners, in addition to negotiating collective bargaining agreements in major markets throughout the United States.
Jake holds a bachelor’s degree in parks, recreation & tourism with an emphasis in hospitality management from the University of Utah, as well as professional senior level certifications from the Society for Human Resource Management and the Human Resource Certification Institute. He also serves as a member of the American Hotel & Lodging Association Labor Relations Committee.