Margaret Bailey brings over 30 years of hospitality operations and consulting experience to CHM Government Services, concentrated in advising public sector clients on their hospitality and recreational real estate holdings. Ms. Bailey has performed and overseen market, financial and investment analyses for a wide-variety of visitor-based operations. Additionally, she has developed strategic policy guidance and provided implementation support on concessions, pricing, and other operational best practices. Visitor-based experience includes lodging, food and beverage, retail, ski areas, campgrounds, and day-use activities such as picnic areas, trails and visitor centers. In her capacity as a Senior Vice President, Ms. Bailey focuses on serving the business advisory needs of municipal, state, and federal land management agencies including the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service as well as state and municipal park and recreation agencies. The focus of her efforts is on adapting private sector business best practices for public agencies managing visitor services in natural, cultural, and historical environments.
Education: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration
Growing up in California, Margaret spent much of her time in the outdoors and her outdoor competencies were developed courtesy of her years as a Girl Scout. Margaret enjoys constant movement, whether it is walking, swimming or biking. If she can get her husband to join her, it is an added benefit. The only place she slows down is when she is in nature.