Nicholas Buford Crews
Nicholas Buford Crews has more than 12 years of experience in the airport retail, food & beverage hospitality industry. As President/Managing Partner of Crews and President of Nicholas & Associates, a Los Angeles-based Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) firm, Nick oversees operations of one of the fastest-growing ACDBE airport F&B and retail companies in the US.
Collectively Crews entities currently employ some 900+ people across 33 locations; these consist of 18 different brands at four of the busiest airports in the country. Having grown up in the airport hospitality business, Nick has worked in various facets of the industry including roles such as management of day-to-day operations, human resources, purchasing, loss prevention, development and strategic planning/leadership. Nick enjoys the process of finding, partnering with and developing new and existing brands.