Michael Register is a partner at Trust Hospitality, a hotel management company with over 35 independent boutique and branded hotels in the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America. Michael oversees business development and legal and works with investment partners to source hotel properties for acquisition or development. Prior to joining Trust Hospitality, Michael was in charge of business development and legal affairs for Nikki Beach worldwide. At Nikki Beach, Michael was responsible for sourcing over 20 new hotel and other F&B development projects around the world.
Prior to working in the hospitality industry, Michael was the co-founder of a successful software company that was sold to Kaba Holdings. Before that he practiced international corporate and business law, including two years at the Pinheiro Neto Law Firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Michael received his J.D. from Cornell Law School where he was a member of the Cornell Law Review and his B.A., magna cum laude, in Latin American Studies from Vanderbilt University.