Royal Hospitality Services is a contract labor placement and management company, providing skilled labor to employers through the H2B, Q-1 and J-1 visa programs, under provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The INA authorizes the admission of aliens into the U.S. for the purpose of employment in jobs for which there are not sufficient qualified U.S. workers available. Since our inception in 2002, Royal Hospitality Services has successfully recruited top-quality individuals from over 15 countries in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, Nepal, Indonesia, South Africa, The Philippines, Jamaica, Chile and Brazil and placed them in positions such as food service, housekeeping, kitchen, night-cleaning, valet and bellman.
Royal Hospitality Services is
the premier leased labor staffing solution available
in the United States. The Royal Hospitality Services
management team includes executives with roots
decades deep in international law, corporate finance,
and upper level hotel management.
Since its establishment in 2002, Royal Hospitality Services has placed thousands of personnel throughout the United States and serviced hotel clients from industry core franchises to the finest boutique properties.
President Samvel Nikoghosyan, has been part of the Royal Hospitality Services management team since its inception and has over 10 years of prior business training, corporate finance, and hands-on operations development experience. James Maclean, Operations-East Coast and Michael Chesley , Operations-West Coast, joined the Royal Hospitality Services team in 2006 and 2008 respectively, and bring over 40 years in combined upper level hotel management experience.
James Maclean, CPA - North American Operations East
James Maclean, CPA,
a 23 year hospitality veteran, holds a degree in Hotel
Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
and a degree in Accounting from the University of North
Florida. Jim has worked with Coopers and Lybrand, Hyatt
Hotels and Resorts, Interstate Hotels, Nobel House Hotels
and Resorts, and Wyndham International, where he served
as General Manager, Rooms Director, Financial Director
and Regional Financial Director in the following locations:
New Orleans, Key West, Tampa, Jacksonville, Miami, New
York, Las Vegas, Alabama, the Caribbean, and Moscow
During Jim's tenure
in Moscow Russia, where he opened the five-star Marriott
Moscow Grand Hotel, Jim developed an appreciation for
the Eastern European culture and work ethic. Jim's experience
working with Eastern European labor in Moscow developed
his affinity for the quality, professionalism and consistency
of the Eastern European labor pool.
Michael Chesley - North American Operations
Michael Chesley and Jim
Maclean have run across each others paths for over twenty
years and share a mutual admiration for their respective
achievements. Michael Chesley is a 23 year hospitality veteran with a degree in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and joined the Royal Hospitality
Services team in 2008.
Michaelís tenure includes working on the Las Vegas Strip, working with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn, Hilton and Marriott International holding various executive positions in the rooms, food and beverage, and sales departments until becoming a General Manager in 1996. After leaving Marriott International, he opened his own critically acclaimed restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Michael was named Restaurateur of the year in 2005 by the New Mexico Restaurant Association. Michaelís other positions of note are Chairman of the Board of the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau in 2003 and President of the International Food Service Executives in 2001. Michael is involved with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of New Mexico and the New Mexico Cancer Center Duke City Marathon in Albuquerque.
Samvel Nikoghosyan - President
A veteran of the H2B program himself, Samvel came to the United States to work for a contract labor placement employer. This experience proved invaluable during the formative stages of Royal Hospitality Services, where Samvel personally developed each facet from the idea stage to creating a solid, functioning business model.
Samvel attended Yerevan State University of Economics,
in the Republic of Armenia, where he earned a degree
in Business Management, Government and Corporate Finance.
Samvel applied his expertise at HSBC Bank in Armenia,
where he served as Analyst for International Banking
and Business. Samvel understands
the Eastern European work ethic and culture from the
inside and his expertise serves as a perfect complement
to Michael Chesley and James Maclean.