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William G. Langmade

Langmade, president and CEO of Purchasing Management International, L.P., attended the University of Southern California and Pepperdine University where he received a BS degree in Business Administration and an MBA respectively. He also attended Western States University, College of Law. In addition to his over 20 years in hospitality purchasing, Langmade has held positions as vice president development of the Continental Companies, a hospitality management firm in Miami, and West Coast asset manager for Senior Corporation, the real estate workout firm for the Continental Mortgage Investors Real Estate Investment Trust.


Langmade is well known as one of the top purchasing agents in the country. He has been active in speaking engagements regarding renovations and new construction at the International Hotel & Restaurant Show in New York, the Lodging Conference, as well as NEWH, AH&LA, BITAC, and HOTEC functions throughout the country.  He has also contributed to articles in Hotels, Hotel Business, Lodging, and Hotel Spec publications.


Langmade has been a member of the Allied Executive Committee of the American Hotel & Lodging Association and has participated at its annual Legislative Action Summit in Washington, DC. Additionally, he is a board member of the Association of Starwood Franchisees & Owners Association, an allied member of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association, and the National Association of Black Hotel Owners and Operators. He is also a longtime member of the Network of Executive Women in Hospitality.


Additionally, Langmade is a member of the United States Green Building Council and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP).