The question seems funny now.
When Rich and Karen Avery bought Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, someone asked them what sort of experience they had in the hospitality industry.
“Our experience was we had stayed in motels,” Rich said, laughing.
Turns out a lengthy resume wasn’t necessarily required for success. Rich, a former engineer for Lockheed Martin, and Karen, a former manager with the software company Oracle, spent 13 years building Box Canyon into one of the most highly regarded lo...