HTM Strategic Alliance Council

The mission of the HTM Strategic Alliance Council is to assist HTM in reaching and maintaining its goal of being the premier hospitality and tourism management program in the nation. As such, the unit must reach out and leverage support for facilities, faculty, and students. The council is charged with consulting the program on strategic issues and assisting HTM in securing resources necessary to support the unit's academic programs.

Council Member Title Company Location
Steve Angel Founding Principal Fulcrum Hospitality LLC Westfield, NJ
Steve Bauman Vice President Global Learning Deployment Marriott International Woodbridge, VA
Roy Beaumont Area Director, Eastern Region, Marriott Select Brands Marriott International Bethesda, MD
Travis Carpenter President Jack Stack Barbecue Overland Park, KS
Brad Cohen Executive Vice President Arni's Inc. Lafayette, IN
James Dora, Jr President/CEO General Hotels Corp. Indianapolis, IN
Richard Eisenbarth President/COO Cini-Little International, Inc. Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Lisa Eylens Eylens Group LLC Gary, IN
Barbara Frazee Executive Director of University Residences Purdue University West Lafayette, IN
Richard Ghiselli Professor and Department Head School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
Bruce Grosbety Task Force and Asset Manager BMG Hospitality Services Boston, MA
Lori Halterman Senior Sales Manager The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Indianapolis, IN 
Jill Hornsby Corporate Director of Human Resources White Lodging Merrillville, IN
Allison Johnson General Manager Fortnightly Chicago Chicago, IL
Howard Johnston Territory Manager NCR Corporation South Elgin, IL
Hoyt Jones President Jersey Mike's Subs Manasquan, NJ
Jason Kreul Executive Vice President of Operations Highgate Hotels Chicago, IL
Jianwei Li Chairman Jingling Hotels & Resorts Corp. Nanjing, China
Zach Lockett Director of Sales and Marketing Conrad Hotels Indianapolis, IN
Michelle Majewski Assistant Vice President - Global Accounts Hospitality  Ecolab Eagan, MN
Beth McCuskey Vice Provost for Student Life Office of the Provost
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
Tim McEnery Founder and CEO Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants Countryside, IL
Art Norins Chairman/CEO HartHub Inc. Santa Clara, CA
Joerg Oberschmied Deputy Consulate General & Senior Public Diplomacy Officer Consulate General of Switzerland in Chicago Elk Grove Village, IL
Pete Sears Group President - Americas Hyatt Hotels Corporation Chicago, IL
Kip Serfozo Director of Design-East Coast Cini-Little International, Inc. Atlanta, GA
Patrick Tamm President/CEO Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association Indianapolis, IN
Jo Wade President/CEO Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette Lafayette, IN
Frank Wen Vice President Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts Shanghai, China
Gary Whitney CEO Whitney Consulting Group, LLC Mankato, MN
Elizabeth Whittaker Owner Whittaker Inn West Lafayette, IN
Scott Wise Director of Restaurant Operations Luke Family of Brands Indianapolis, IN
Donelle Zunker General Manager Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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