Mike Depatie is a co-founder and Founding Partner of KHP Capital Partners. Previously, Mike served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants and was also a member of Kimpton’s Board of Directors from 2003 to January 2015. Under Mike’s leadership, Kimpton tripled its system revenues to become the world’s largest developer and operator of boutique hotels and was named to FORTUNE magazine’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For six times, ranking 11th in 2015. Kimpton was also named by JD Power as the #1 hotel brand in Customer Satisfaction for North American Upper Upscale Hotels in both 2013 and 2014.
Prior to joining Kimpton as President of Real Estate, Mike served as Chief Financial Officer of NYSE-listed La Quinta and Sunterra Corporation. Mike also co-founded Summerfield Suites, which was sold to Patriot American Corporation and subsequently to Hyatt. Before joining the founding team of Summerfield Suites, he served as the Senior Vice President of Finance and Development with the Residence Inn Company until its sale to Marriott in 1987. Mike began his career with Trammell Crow Company.
Mike holds an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mike serves on the advisory boards of RocketSpace (a privately held technology company incubator), Autocamp (a luxury “glamping” company), C.J.Segerstrom & Sons (a Southern California based family owned retail real estate ownership company), DocuSign (NASDAQ:DOCU) and the New Millennium School. Mike is also a Trustee for the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco.