Our founder and CEO, John Oppenheimer, launched Seattle-based Columbia Hospitality in 1995 after being selected by the Port of Seattle to manage the new Bell Harbor International Conference Center on Seattle's waterfront. Since its inception, the company has steadily grown its portfolio, creating one of the largest hospitality management companies based in the Northwest. Columbia employs more than 3,000 team members at properties in Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Montana, Arizona, Illinois, and Hawaii. In addition to expanding our management portfolio, Columbia has consulted on over 200 hospitality projects worldwide.
Our team members are our number one asset:
We create exceptional experiences for our guests:
We strive for meaningful, long-term partnerships with our clients that are founded on individual attention and tailor-made solutions:
We give back to our communities:
At Columbia Hospitality, the foundation for our success is our values, which drive our interactions with guests, team members, and owners. These core values, clear vision and strong passion for creating exceptional experiences have been an integral part of Columbia's success and growth.
We take responsibility for the results of our actions.
We apply our imagination to innovate and improve guest experiences.
We bring passion and fun to every aspect of what we do.
We act with integrity and are truthful in our interactions.
We seek and celebrate diversity and differences.
We treat all people with courtesy and regard.
At Columbia Hospitality, our Mission is OMG! Own the Values. Make it Fun. Get it Done.
Our Vision is to enhance people’s lives through personal and professional experiences.
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