John B. Holt, MPS

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John B. Holt holds a Master of Professional Studies in Organizational Leadership from University of Denver and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Colorado State University. Parlaying courses in Strategic Partnerships, English Literature, and Graphic Design, he has proven results in Business, Marketing, and Communications with Fortune 500 Companies. Before launching Holt Design LLC in early 2017, John served as an Operations Manager with Marriott International, where he completed the company's Management Development Program, and led a team of over forty associates to a thirty-percent increase in guest satisfaction scores (GSS) in under a year. Individually, John was the top-rated GSS hotel employee for the length of his tenure, and worked hard to develop others. John also served as a Relationship Manager with KeyBank, winning regional awards for his individual sales performance and teamwork with his line of business partners in Business Banking and Mortgage Lending, helping small business owners and individuals achieve their financial goals, be it expanding market share or saving for retirement. A community steward, John serves on the Colorado Cancer Foundation Executive Board, where he was Secretary for several years, and the Fairview Condominiums Executive Board, where he is acting President. Learn More

 
A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.
— Steve Jobs