Joan Bottarini is Hyatt’s Chief Financial Officer and responsible for helping to develop and lead Hyatt’s transformation, uniquely positioning the organization for optimal long-term performance and stakeholder value creation. Since November 2018, she has led Hyatt’s global finance function, including financial reporting, planning, treasury, tax, investor relations, internal audit, asset management and procurement. Bottarini is also the Executive Sponsor of the Hyatt HyPride Diversity Business Resource Group. During Bottarini’s 22-year Hyatt tenure, she has served as the company’s Senior Vice President, Finance, Americas; Vice President, Hotel Finance, Asia Pacific (Hong Kong); and Vice President, Strategic Financial Planning and Analysis. Prior to joining Hyatt, Bottarini served as an Assurance Manager at KPMG LLP. Bottarini is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and serves as co-chair on the Dean’s Board of Executive Advisors. She also serves as a co-chair of the No Room for Trafficking Council of the American Hotel and Lodging Association Foundation and as an advisory board member of Salt and Light Coalition in Chicago.