A local resident since 1973, Michael has been in the Phoenix/Scottsdale hospitality industry since 1982, when he served on the opening crew of Hotel Westcourt. Next he opened The Buttes and worked there for 13 years, serving as director of engineering during the Dallas Cowboys' stay for Super Bowl XXX, then became chief engineer on the opening crew of the Embassy Suites Paradise Valley in 2000. Married for 22 years with two children, Michael also spent two years as president of the Arizona Hotel Engineers Association. A lover of the outdoors and cooking, Michael has spent weeks at a time hiking the New Mexico back country and canoeing in the Canadian wilderness while also serving as chief cook and bottle washer on many a camping trip.
6850 E. Main Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251 T: 480.248.2000
Hotel Valley Ho is Downtown Scottsdale’s urban resort and spa, just a short walk from hundreds of shops, restaurants, and art galleries. Built in 1956 and fully restored, this iconic hideaway honors its past with mid-century-modern style thoughtfully blended with new amenities.
Choose from a collection of bright guest rooms with private patios or balconies, whether it’s a playful Studio Guest Room or a posh Tower Suite.