Peter LaFemina has more than 30 years of financial management and operations experience in hospitality for hotels, resorts, casinos, and restaurants. As senior vice president of finance, Peter oversees financial planning and analysis for Columbia's growing portfolio.
Prior to joining Columbia, Peter was a Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Coastal Hotels, a Seattle-based hotel management and development company specializing in operating award-winning boutique hotels and resorts throughout the western United States. Peter also directed a private Las Vegas-based consulting practice concentrating in project finance, development and analysis for clients throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central America. His previous roles include Chief Financial Officer for a publicly-traded gaming and entertainment company, Vice President of Finance for Harrah's Las Vegas Resort & Casino and Corporate Director of Financial Planning & Analysis for Primadonna Resorts. Peter also spent fifteen years with ITT Sheraton in various senior financial management positions including Regional Controller and was twice named Controller of the Year.
Peter received his degree from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration and passed the Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant examinations.
His passions include spending time with his family, food, baseball, and travel in pursuit of sublime places.
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