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Carl Berquist,Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Marriott International, Inc, with students

About the Board

The purposes of the industry advisory board include providing the school with strategic advice and helping strengthen our industry links for such things as career placement, education, and research, as well as to help faculty remain current about industry trends.

Members

Current members of the School of Hospitality Management Industry Advisory Board are:

Ashley Akright

Director of Operations

Westin Denver International Airport

Javid Baig

Consultant

World Bank

Kiva Bartlett-Baron

VP of HR for U.S. Foods, Facilities, and Shared Services

Aramark

Peggy Berg

Founder & President 

Castell Project

Carl Berquist

Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Marriott International, Inc (Retired)

Lawrence Brandman

Partner    

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Brooks Broadhurst

Senior Vice President of Food Systems and Transformation

Eat'n Park Hospitality Group

Kevin Carey

Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President

American Hotel & Lodging Association

Joseph Crimmins

Principal

Black Nine Hospitality Advisors

Jennie DeCarrier Benzon

Vice President, Franchising

Marriott International

Robert DeSalvio

President

Genting New York State at Genting Americas, Inc.

Gerry Fernandez    

President and Founder    

The Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA)

Daniel Flannery

CEO

Cape Resorts

Plato Ghinos

President

Shaner Hotel Group

Steve Hood

Senior Vice President

STR

Josh Josephson

Director, Capital Investments and Transactions

IHG

Alicia Kent

Regional Vice President, Collegiate Hospitality 

Aramark

Daniel Lesser

President and Chief Executive Officer

LW Hospitality Advisors

Mark Lomanno

Investor and Senior Advisor

Kalibri Labs

John Longstreet    

Coach    

HLG CEO Coaching

Louis Magliaro

Senior Vice President/ Group Publisher

The BTN Group

Joe Massaro    

President & CEO    

Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association (PRLA) 

Doug McBrearty

Principal

Gulph Creek Hotels

John Metz

CEO, Executive Chef, Partner and Co-Founder

Sterling Hospitality

Dave Montrose

Executive Vice President

Innventures, LP

Donna Quadri-Felitti    

Director and Associate Professor    

Penn State School of Hospitality Management

Brian Quinn    

Chief Development Officer    

Sonesta International Hotels

Paul Rigazzi

Worldwide Sales Director

Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Hugh Roth

Senior Vice President, Business Development

PepsiCo Food Service

Stephen Rushmore, Jr.    

Chief Executive Officer    

HVS

Eric Schippers

Sr. Vice President, Public Affairs & Govt. Relations

Penn National Gaming

James Schweppe

President and Chief Executive Officer

Elite Cuisine L.L.C.

Emily Sheetz Mandel

Vice President of Strategy and Innovation

Sheetz Company

Thomas Smith    

Retired Senior Vice President of Operations, Asia-Pacific Regional Office    

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Lauren Turnbull

Managing Director Market Development

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company

Duane Vinson    

Vice President    

STR