Michael Dalton joined Strategic Hotels & Resorts as vice president of design in 2006. With 20 years of experience in the luxury design industry, Dalton manages all design and capital project efforts for the company’s portfolio of 17 high-end and luxury properties.
Prior to joining Strategic Hotels, Dalton was vice president of operations for Vision Design, a boutique luxury design firm, and creative director for Gettys, a hospitality design and procurement firm. Additionally, Dalton spent several years in design practice with Rosewood Hotels and Wilson Associates. His past design accomplishments include luxury brands such as Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, St. Regis Hotels, Four Seasons, Ritz-Carlton and Conrad, among other brands.
Dalton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in interior design from The University of Texas at Austin, and is formally trained in all areas of design, including architecture, interior design, lighting, and product design and development. He is an active member of the hospitality design community and is a frequent participant in industry-related events, conferences, and gatherings.