Budd Gould, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Anthony’s Restaurants, is excited to announce John Oppenheimer, Founder and CEO of Columbia Hospitality, as the newest member of the Anthony’s Board of Directors.
Over the past 25 years, Mr. Oppenheimer has founded successful, private hospitality-related businesses. John was a founding general partner of Seattle Hotel Group, the investment group that developed the Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Seattle. In 1995, he founded Columbia Hospitality to manage Bell Harbor International Conference Center for the Port of Seattle.
“I’ve known Budd (Gould) since Columbia Hospitality was formed to operate Bell Harbor International Conference Center at Pier 66 in Seattle,” says Mr. Oppenheimer. “Anthony’s was building a restaurant at the same time and we collaborated together to help the Port of Seattle transform Seattle’s waterfront. Anthony’s is a Northwest icon that doesn’t sit still. It continues to evolve, refresh and enhance its operations. I am particularly impressed with the focus on team members, family feeling and constant attention to both team and the customer.” Continue Reading