A

CJ Arlotta
Associate Editor
Hotel Business
Marie Assante
President
Assante Public Relations
Jamieson Asselta
Director of Sales, Northeast Americas
IDeaS - A SAS Company

B

Andrea Belfanti
Executive Director
ISHC
Meredith Belman
Managing Director
Root Inc.
Peggy Berg
President
The Castell Project, Inc.
Michelle Bergstein-Fontanez
Marketing Maven
Dahlia+ Agency
Sharon Brambrut
Director of Rooms
Four Seasons Hotel New York
Rob Buehler
Director of Sales
Savioke, Inc

C

Alice Cai
Product Manager
Poncho
Lynda Campbell
Director of Training & Development
Stonebridge Companies
Jimmy Carbone
Chef and Owner
Jimmy's No. 43
Charles Carmakal
Vice President
Mandiant, a FireEye Company
Becka Chester
ISHC
Hospitality Design Specialist, LLC
Connie Chi
Founder + CEO
The Chi Group
Peter Christensen
Founder
Christensen Consultants
Lynn Cooper
Director, Product & Service Development
Hilton Worldwide
Lynn Curry, CMC
President & Co-Owner
RLA USA LLC

D

Sebastian Dallaire
Vice President
Ipsos Public Affairs
Vijay Dandapani
President & CEO
Hotel Association of NYC
Chris Davidson
Executive Vice President, Global Strategy
MMGY Global
Doug DeLancey
Section Chief
Department of Homeland Security for Bombing Prevention

F

Valerie Ferguson
Regional General Manager - Resort Operations
Walt Disney Company
Leslie Ferrier
Vice President, Human Resources
Momofuku
Lauro Ferroni
Global Head of Hotel Research
JLL Hotels & Hospitality
Jeff Flaherty
Senior Director, Global Communications and Public Affairs, Crisis and Issues Management
Marriott International, Inc.
Stefan Fleming
Assistant Director of Industry Development
Empire State Development

G

Paul Gadomski
Director of Information Security & Technology
The Sea Pines Resort
Hazem Gamal
Principal Consultant
Rhizome Design
Robert Gilbert, CHME, CHBA
President & CEO
Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International
Adam Glickman
Principal
Parallax Hospitality

H

Jenna Hackett
Senior Director of Full-Service Brand Management & Development
Hilton Worldwide
Amanda Halle
Director of Partnerships
Harri
Mike Hampton, Ed.D.
Dean
FIU - Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Glenn Hasek
Publisher & Editor
Green Lodging News
Omari Head
Associate
Paramount Lodging Advisors
Scott Heim
President & CEO
Evo, Inc.
Darlene Henke, ISHC
President
Audit Logistics LLC
Johnny Hill
President
Tacombi
Steve Hood
Senior Vice President of Research
STR
Kate Hughes
Editor, LODGING
Lodging Media

I

Stuart Isaacs
Revenue Manager
Marriott International

J

Gardner Jackson
Assistant Vice President
Nalco Water an ECOLAB Company
Eric Jacobs
Chief Development Officer for North America
Marriott Select-Service Brands
Ashli Johnson M.S., CHT, CGSP
Chief Experience Officer
Urbane Hospitality Group & UCF Rosen College

K

Lani Kane-Hanan
Executive Vice President
Marriott Vacations Worldwide
David kepron
Global Design Strategies, Distinctive Premium Brands, Marriott International
Kimo Kippen
Vice President, Global Workforce Initiative
Hilton Worldwide
Betsy Kiss
Senior Director, Workforce Engagement & Global Diversity
Marriott International
Fred Klashman
Co-Publisher
TFS- Total Food Service
Phoebe Knowles
Vice President
Roger Smith
Balaji Krishnamurthy
Vice President, Global Strategy, Corporate Development & Business Intelligence
Sabre

L

Steve Linder
Senior Director of Global Business Continuity
Wyndham Worldwide
Dave Lorenzini
COO
youAR.io

M

Kerry Mack
Executive Vice President of Revenue & Distribution
High Gate Hotels
Cody Martin
Vice President of Key Accounts
Maidbot
Robert McGovern
Director of Sales and Marketing
In Good Company Hospitality Group
Jehangir Mehta
Graffiti Food & Wine Bar
Jonathan Miller
Chief Innovation Officer
HelloGbye, LLC
Joel Montaniel
Co-founder & CEO
SEVENROOMS
Jerry Montgomery
Chief Human Resources Officer
Carnival Corporation
Erin Moran
Chief Culture Officer
Union Square Hospitality Group
Kris Morphis
Vice-PresidentFood Service Consultant
Foodesign Associates, Inc.
Daniel Mount, CHA
Associate Professor
Penn State University

N

Denise Naguib
Vice President, Sustainability & Supplier Diversity
Marriott International, Inc.
Ann Nickolas
Vice President, National Accounts
Shred-It

O

Brian Owens
Owner
Crave Fishbar

P

Purvi Panwala
President & CEO
Purvi LLC
Bhavesh Patel
Chairman
AAHOA
Gennaro Pecchia
Owner/ Partner
AOSbySOSA
Alex Perez
Chief Operating Officer
Fresh & Co.
Preston Pesek
Co-Founder & CEO
Spacious

R

Steve Ransone
Vice President of Rooms Operations
White Lodging
Bob Rauch
President & CEO
RAR Hospitality
Andrew Rigie
Executive Director
New York City Hospitality Alliance

S

Nikita Scott
Chair
Surfrider Foundation
Paul Seres
President & CEO
Helios Hospitality
Alex Shashou
Co-Founder & President
ALICE
Chad Sorensen
Principal
CHMWarnick
Karen Stabiner
Contributor, New York Times; Adjunct Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; Author of Generation Chef
David Stoup
Chairman
Trilogy Spa Holdings, LLC
Pedro Suarez
Community Coordinator
NY Department of Sanitation
Meg Sullivan
Chief Business Development, Marketing & CSR Officer
Paul Hastings LLP

T

Naama Tamir
Lighthouse
Alex Taylor
Senior Vice President, Restaurants & Bars
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Deanna Ting
Senior Hospitality Editor
Skift
Lana Trevisan
Vice President, Restaurant, Bars & Events
Two Roads Hotels
Rich Tuckwell-Skuda
President, Avvio North America
Avvio Inc.

V

Tami von Isakovics
Executive Director of Marketing
Dinex Group

W

Shelly Weir
Senior Vice-President of Career Development
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation
Tom Wieczorek
Director
Center for Public Safety Management, LLC
Tad Wilkes
Editor
Hotel F&B Magazine
Lindsay Wilkinson
Interim Director, Corporate Responsibility - Environmental Sustainability
InterContinental Hotel Group
Fatena Williams
Chair of Sustainability Committee
Hotel Association of NYC
Tren'ness Woods-Black
Vice President of Communications
Sylvia's Restaurant
Mark Woodworth
Senior Managing Director, Head of Lodging Research
CBRE Hotels' Americas Research

Y

Chantal Yeung Dresner
Marketing Manager
HCareers

Z

Stephen Zagor
Lead Instructor
Institute of Culinary Education