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Hospitality Management Advisory Board

The Department of Hospitality Management relies on its ties with industry leaders to help maintain vibrant, up-to-date programs. Board members provide expertise and support for the department, act as mentors to our students and connect them to rewarding professional opportunities. We are proud the following outstanding hospitality professionals are committed to the future of the hospitality profession.




Mark Bado

General Manager

Myers Park Country Club

Stuart Lovejoy

VP of Shared Services

Regal Distributing Co.

Mike Bollinger

Rennovations & Special Project Manager

InterMountain, Management, LLC

Jennifer Findley

VP of Education & Special Projects

KS Hospital Association

Brad Everett

General Manager

Hilton Garden Inn, Kinseth Hospitality

Chris Haynes

Area Director

Wendy's-Bay Partners, LLC

Karen Hibbard


Manhattan Convention and Visitor's Bureau

Dennis Hulsing

Chief Executive Officer

Hulsing Enterprises

Richard McLaughlin

Vice President

Sodexo Healthcare Systems

James Markee

Regional Director

Elkay Foodservice Products

Bill Michaud

Owner/General Manager

Sleep Inn & Suites

Les Padzensky

VP of Food & Beverage

Warren Theatres

Hannah Eanes

Vice-President of Member Relations

Professional Club Marketing Association

Mary Montgomery-Shatz

Director of Operations

Longhorn’s Restaurant
Darden Concepts, Inc.

Marita Soucie


Meeting Expectations and Beyond

John Cantele

Executive VP and COO

La Quinta Management, LLC.

Scott Redler

Co-Founder & COO

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers