As vice president of human resources for Loews Hotels & Co, Jake Basham is responsible for leading all human resources operations throughout the hotel portfolio and support locations, including specific guidance of labor relations and compliance strategies.

Bringing a wealth of experience in human resources and labor management, Basham joined Loews Hotels in 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, Basham 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.

Basham holds a bachelor’s degree in parks, recreation, and 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.