Aik Hong Tan is one of the Founding Principals of Greenwood Hospitality Group. In this role, Aik Hong is actively engaged in the financial and investment disciplines and growth strategies of the company. Greenwood Hospitality Group is engaged in the acquisition, repositioning and management of upscale, full-service and select-service hotels throughout the United States. Greenwood’s portfolio includes over 4,000 rooms and 2,000 employees.
With over 20 years experience in the financial and hospitality arena, Aik Hong served as President of Richfield Hospitality from 2002 through mid-2009. Under his leadership, the firm grew to become one of the top ranked management companies in the U.S. During his tenure he also expanded the firm’s role from a 3rd-party property manager to an entity actively engaged in the hospitality acquisition and investment area.
Prior to joining Richfield, Aik Hong directed one of Asia’s leading e-commerce companies representing over 3,000 hotels worldwide. Additionally, he was a senior financial executive of a publicly traded company on the Singapore Exchange, with emphasis on power plant and energy related holdings.
He earned a Master of Business Administration degree and Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and currently serves on the Advisory Board to the Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management at the University of Denver.
Aik Hong is actively involved in his church, Greenwood Community Church, having served as an Elder and continue to act as the Treasurer for the church. He enjoys traveling with his wife of 30 years and playing golf in his free time.