Brian KarabaChief Financial Officer & EVP Asset Management
Brian Karaba is the Chief Financial Officer & EVP Asset Management for Montage International. In this role, Mr. Karaba is responsible for finance, accounting, tax, insurance, asset management, strategic planning, capital markets and investor relations for the company. Additionally, he works closely with the company’s acquisitions and developments team in identifying, evaluating and securing capital to fund Montage International’s growth strategy.
Prior to joining Montage, Mr. Karaba held the positions of treasurer and senior vice president, investor relations and corporate finance for Hyatt Hotels Corporation. He was responsible for managing a global team of finance professionals and provided leadership within Hyatt’s organization in the following categories: treasury, investor relations, development finance/valuation, corporate strategy, capital strategy, and feasibility. Mr. Karaba served as a key company spokesperson to the financial community and was responsible for establishing and maintaining strong relationships with analysts and investors. Prior to joining Hyatt Hotels, Mr. Karaba worked at Marriott International for 10 years, with the last five years spent as vice president of the lodging finance, business development and global asset management groups.
Mr. Karaba graduated summa cum laude and first in class from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Maryland. Mr. Karaba earned his CPA in 1995.