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
Roy Beaumont Area Director, Eastern Region, Marriott Select Brands Marriott International, Inc. Bethesda, MD
Travis Carpenter President Jack Stack Barbecue Overland Park, KS
Brad Cohen Executive Vice President & Co-Owner Arni's Inc. Lafayette, IN
Sasha Day Vice President, Growth Aramark Philadelphia, PA
James Dora, Jr President/CEO General Hotels Corp. Indianapolis, IN
Bill Edmundson Emeritus SAC Park Ridge, IL
Richard Eisenbarth President/CEO Cini-Little International, Inc. Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Lisa Eylens Eylens Group, LLC Gary, IN
Dawn Ford Director, Business Development NIBCO Elkhart, IN
Barbara Frazee Assistant Vice Provost for Student Life Purdue University West Lafayette, IN
Elizabeth Gastineau Director of Sales PepsiCo Chicago, IL
Bruce Grosbety Task Force and Asset Manager BMG Hospitality Services Boston, MA
Lori Halterman Senior Sales Manager The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Indianapolis, IN 
Brian Hayes Managing Director Common Wealth Hotels Covington, KY
Jill Hornsby Corporate Director of Human Resources White Lodging Merrillville, IN
Kathy Hower Sr. Wealth Advisor/Director of Financial Planning Bedel Financial Indianapolis, IN
Allison Johnson General Manager Fortnightly Chicago Chicago, IL
Howard Johnston Territory Manager NCR Corporation Chicago, IL
Hoyt Jones President Jersey Mike's Subs Manasquan, NJ
Jason Kreul Senior Vice President of Operations Highgate  New York, NY
Amanda Legler Senior Financial Advisor SYM Financial Advisors Carmel, IN
Zach Lockett Director of Sales and Marketing Conrad Indianapolis 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 Downers Grove, IL
Brad Mills General Manager Ritz-Carlton, Denver Denver, CO
Grant Miser SVP - Sales, Owner Caliber Smart Provo, UT
Art Norins Chairman/CEO HartHub Inc. Santa Clara, CA
Joerg Oberschmied Deputy Consul General & Senior Public Diplomacy Officer Consulate General of Switzerland in Chicago Chicago, IL
Brad Perraut Indianapolis District Manager Sherwin-Williams Indianapolis, IN
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
Vincent Viveros Private Client Advisor Schwab Private Client Investment Advisory, Inc. 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
Donelle Zunker General Manager Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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