The School of Hospitality Business
Alumni Association
Appointed Board of Directors Members

Andre M. Alexandre (BA '00)
Regional Director of Business Development
Compass Group NAD - Novi, MI

Harvey Alpert
President
Harvey Alpert & Company/Oakfield Farms, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA

Samir Amin (MS '99)
Research Chef/Principal Scientist
Two Chefs on a Roll - Carson, CA

Neil F. Barnhart (BA '64, MBA '65)
Retired Corporate Vice President
Harrah's Entertainment

Mark C. Auerbach (BA '65)
President
Auerbach Hotel Associates - Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Nora K. Bartlett (BA '04)
Human Resources Coordinator
Westin Chicago River North Hotel - Chicago, IL

Alejandro Bayo (BA '98)
Distinguished Alumnus

Chad Bellville (BA '95)
Director of Business Development
Compas Group - Charlotte, NC

Richard A. Bruner (MLRHR '77)
General Manager
University Club of MSU - Lansing, MI

Carol L. Campbell (BA '98)
Manager, Operations - Resorts
The Walt Disney Company - Lake Buena Vista, FL

James W. Chamberlain
Senior Vice President, GM Food Service
ECOLAB, Inc. - St. Paul, MN

Jackie Collens (BA '07)
Senior Sales Manager
The Waldorf=Astoria Hotel - New York, NY

Adam Covington (BA '02)
Director of Operations
Levy Restaurants at Pepsi Center - Denver, CO

Don Damerow (BA '89)
Procurement Manager
Ground Round, IOC, LLC - Freeport, ME

Derek Daniels (BA '94)
Director of Dining Services
HHA Services/Ingham County Medical Care Facility - Okemos, MI

Art Davis (BA '88)
Director of Finance
The Four Seasons Miami - Miami,FL

Chris Durso (BA '82)
Vice President of Operations
Rim Hospitality - Littleton, CO

Patrick B. Duthie, IV (BA '01)
West Region Promotional Agent
Michigan Commission for the Blind - Grand Rapdis, MI

Michael Ennes (BA '01)
Director, Luxury Brand Development
Hilton Hotels Corporation, World Headquarters - McLean, VA

George P. Fischer (BA '79)
Vice President, Managing Director
Destination Hotels & Resorts The Inverness Hotel & Conference Center - Englewood, CO

John Flood (BA '80)
Vice President/General Manager, Further Processed Business Unit
Wayne Farms, LLC - Oakwood, GA

J.G. Ted Gillary (BA '75)
Executive Manager
The Detroit Athletic Club - Detroit, MI

John C. Guy (BA '80)
General Manager/Chief Operating Officer
Northwood Club - Dallas, TX

Jennifer Hajduk (BA '98)
Assistant Director of Catering
Hilton Hotel - Chicago, IL

Joel A. Halperin (BA '07)
General Manager
Hillstone Restaurant, Midtown - New York City, NY

Joel K. Heberlein
General Manager
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center - East Lansing, MI

Gary Hernbroth (BA '79)
Chief Motivating Officer
Training for Winners - Danville, CA

Joel W. Hiser (BA '73)
Chief Executive Officer
Horwath Hospitality & Leisure, LLC - San Rafael, CA

Aaron Ide (BA '98)
Director of Rooms
Four Seasons - Boston, MA

Allegra Johnson (BA '91)
Distinguished Alumna

Raymond E. Johnston (BA '66)
President
Las Brisas Hotel Group - Palm Desert, CA

Paul W. Kehayes (BA '82)
Partner
Franklin Chop House, Inc./Hickory Falls - Brentwood, TN

Martha Zehnder Keller (BA '03)
Associate Director of Convention Services
Sheraton Hotel & Towers - Chicago, IL

Kevin S. Kennebeck (BA '88)
General Manager
Ruth Lake Country Club - Hinsdale, IL

Jon Kennedy (BA '73)
Senior Vice President
Grandstay Hospitality, LLC - St. Augusta, MN

Robert Kisabeth (BA '91)
General Manager
Embassy Suites Denver, Downtown - Denver, CO

Steve LaHaie (MBA '77)
Vice Presient, Shaw's Division
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises - Chicago, IL

J. Bruce Lange (BA '78)
Managing Director
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa - Scottsdale, AZ

Curtis Lease (BA '91)
District Manager
ARAMARK Business Services - The Woodlands, TX

Erik Liedholm (BA '93)
Company Wine Director
John Howie Restaurant Group - Bellvue, WA

Shelley K. MacMillan (BA '73)
Executive Director
Glacier Hills Foundation - Ann Arbor, MI

John G. Malone (BA '82)
Distinguished Alumnus

Kevin Maul (BA '96)
Director of Revenue Management
Sawgrass Golf Resort & Spa - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

James L. McKillips (BA '75)
Retired Vending Coordinator at Michigan State University

William H. Morgan (BA '52)
Retired Senior Executive Vice President
Elias Brothers Big Boy International - Warren, MI

Jeremy J. Mourey (BA '00)
Corporate Operations Director
Premiere Food Service, Inc. - Williamston, MI

Thomas Neuman (BA '93)
Area Operations Manager
Sodexo Government Services - NC

John M. O'Donnell (BA '69)
Director of Member Services
Cherokee Country Club - Madison, WI

Kit Pappas (BA '82)
Vice President, Sales
The West Paces Hotel Group - Atlanta, GA

John W. Pharr (BA '69)
President
Stand Development Company - Myrtle Beach, SC

Bob Pierce (BA '83)
Area General Manager
The Dearborn Inn, A Marriott Hotel - Dearborn, MI

Timothy J. Pugh (BA '91)
Operations Director
O'Charley Restaurants, Inc. - Pensacola, FL

Jason C. Rabidoux (BA '04)
Operations Analyst
Merrill Gardens, LLC - Seattle, WA

Stacy Lynn Ragland
Vice President, Ascend Collection
Choice Hotels International - Silver Spring, MD

Mark Reinheimer (BA '84)
Principal
Food & Beverage Brand Builders - Plano, TX

Rob Sadoff (BA '00)
Real Estate Manager
First Hospitality Group, Inc. - Rosemont, IL

Ben Schwartz (BA '72)
President
Harper Associates - Farmington Hills, MI

Thomas M. Segesta (BA '83)
General Manager
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel - Chicago, IL

Matthew A. Sparks (BA '84)
Senior Vice President of Development
Wyndham Worldwide

Natalie M. Sterlin (BA '95)
Manager of Special Events
Hilton Worldwide - Beverly Hills, CA

Michael R. Stott (BA '89)
General Manager/Chief Operating Officer
Baltimore Country Club - Baltimore, MD

Aaron K. Sutherland (BA '90)
President/Chief Executive Officer
Illinois Casualty Company - Rock Island, IL

Steven B. Thompson (BA '87)
Director of Catering/Food & Beverage
The Standard Club - Chicago, IL

Ana Maria Viscasillas (BA '94)
Distinguished Alumna
San Juan, PR

Steve Wagenheim (BA '77)
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Granite City Food & Brewery - St. Louis Park, MN

Matthew J. Walton (BA '99)
Diversity & Inclusion Advisor
Northrop Grumman Corporation - Redondo Beach, CA

Will Wiest (BA '96)
Director of Group Sales
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel - Dana Point, CA

Blair Wills (BA '02)
President
StepStone Hospitality - Providence, RI

Robert A. Wills (BA '70)
Retired
HDS Services/Morrison/Compass

Kurt B. Wisniewski (BA '94)
Business Development Manager - Great Lakes
Starbucks Coffee Company - Byron Center, MI

John R. Zangas (BA '91)
Director of Sales & Marketing
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel - Cleveland, OH

Jonathon S. Zink (BA '04)
Director
Burba Hotel Network - Costa Mesa, CA