Board of Directors
Navin C. Dimond - Founder, President and CEO, Stonebridge Companies
Navin C. Dimond is founder, president and CEO of Stonebridge Cos., which owns and operates 42 hotels in the United States, 20 of which are in Colorado.
Dimond has received a number of awards including the Award of Excellence from the American Asian Hotel Owners Association, the Hotelier of the Year Award from the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association and the Hilton Hotels Multi-brand Developer of the Year Award. In 2007, he received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in the real estate and hospitality category for the Rocky Mountain region. Stonebridge Cos. also received significant recognition in winning the Fairfield Inn by Marriot Platinum Management Company of the Year Award.
Currently, Dimond serves on the Franchise Advisory Council for Hampton Inn Hotels by Hilton and is a board member for the Denver Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau, Amneal Pharmaceuticals and the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association, for which he served as chairman in 2003. He holds undergraduate degrees in business administration and construction management from Washington State University and received his master’s degree in real-estate and construction management from the University of Denve