Leadership

HSMAI Foundation leaders represent a cross section of the industry’s most respected hotel and hospitality brands, destinations, and suppliers.

HSMAI Foundation Executive Committee

Chair
Agnelo Fernandes
Chief Strategy Officer & EVP, Revenue
Terranea Resort

Chair Elect
Michelle Woodley
President
Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Treasurer
Barb Bowden
Complex Managing Director
Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando

Kenneth Greger
Partner
August Leadership

Immediate Past Chairman
John Fareed, CHME
Managing Director
Horwath HTL

Executive Director
Robert Gilbert, CHME, CHA

FOUNDATION BOARD MEMBERS

Lisa Checchio
Chief Marketing Officer
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Matthew Clyde
President
Ideas Collide

Jeff Doane, CHBA
SVP of Sales & Marketing – North & Central America
Accor

Dorothy Dowling
SVP and Chief Marketing Officer
Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Warren Jahn, CRME
Head, Global Operations Training, Americas Learning Delivery
IHG

Stowe Shoemaker
Dean
UNLV-William F. Harrah College of Hospitality

JC Thompson
COO & Chief Disrupter
Aspire

Bruce Tracey, Ph.D.
Professor, Editor, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly
Cornell University

Amanda Voss, CMP
VP of Sales
MGM Resorts International

Staff:
Karen Wollard, EDD, CHDM
HSMAI Foundation Project Manager
Instructional Designer & Researcher
Kelly, Wollard & Associates, Inc.