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  • Center for Hospitality Management

    • Academic Center North
    • Tel: 610-499-1101
  • Kenn Tacchino


Advisory Board, Hospitality Management

The Center for Hospitality Management Advisory Board consists of 27 executive-level leaders from all sectors of the hospitality industry of which many are alumni. The purpose of the board is to inform the dean of current industry needs and trends so that the center can remain current and relevant with its curricular offerings and to provide the necessary assistance and direction to support the center in its future growth and development.

Andrew Economon
Vice President for Hospitality
Harrah's Philadelphia Casino
  Jack P. Ferguson 
Immiediate Past President and CEO 
Phila. Convention & Visitors Bureau
Jeffrey P. McFadden 
CCM General Manager
Union League of Philadelphia
  Brian R. O’Day 
General Manager
The Hotel Hershey
Peter Tyson
Vice President
PKF Consulting USA
  Duane Clark ‘97
AVP Capital Projects & Procurement
James B. Brown ‘86
President - Atlantic States Prop. Serv. LLC
Hyatt Place
  Nicholaos D. Fifis ‘96 
Ponzio’s Restaurant/Bakery
Thomas R. Dougherty II ‘93 
Manager - Strategic Planning Safety, Environment & Health 
Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.
  Sourav Ghosh ‘99 
Vice President, Business Intelligence 
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
Nick Fontana ‘88 
Senior Marketing Associate 
SYSCO Eastern Maryland
  Robert D. Marshall ‘86 
Regional Vice President & General Manager
Workforce Insight
Kerry C. Gumas ‘79 
President & CEO 
Questex Media
  Robin A. Moore ‘84 
Senior Director of Operations - University of Delaware
Joseph A. Mendez, CCM ‘00
General Manager/COO
Radley Run Country Club
  Russell B. Peskin ‘02 
Senior Property Manager 
Liberty Property Trust
Luke A. O’Boyle, CCE ‘93 
General Manager & Chief Oper. Officer 
Chevy Chase Club
  Steven Redkoles ‘85 
Country General Manager 
Sortis Hotel, Spa & Casino Marriott International 
Nancy Quinn ‘88 
Vice President – Mid Atlantic Req. 
Chartwells School Dining Svs.
  Christine H. Wellington ‘90 
General Manager 
D. Chip Wade ‘85 
Executive Vice President 
Red Lobster