Katzman began his career in hospitality with Hilton Hotels, where he served in various sales and marketing roles at properties including Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio, Waldorf Astoria New York, and Miami's Hilton Airport and Fontainebleau Hilton Resort.

Following his tenure with Hilton, Katzman joined InterContinental Hotels as Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for the Southeast US and Caribbean regions. He is also the co-founder of Adelfi Group, a Miami-based consulting group specializing in the hospitality industry.

Before joining to Hilton Hotel Miami - Blue Lagoon, Mr. Katzman was working for Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa & Marina.

A native of Tel Aviv, Israel, Katzman earned a BS in Hospitality Management and Economics from the University of Houston.