HSMAI Foundation Welcomes Michelle Woodley as Chair, Members of 2022 Board of Directors

The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Foundation is proud to announce the members of its 2022 Board of Directors. The board is composed of senior travel and hospitality executives, led by chair, Michelle Woodley, President, Preferred Hotels & Resorts, who begins a two-year term.

“The HSMAI Foundation is dedicated to elevating the caliber and performance of hospitality professionals worldwide who support and drive our industry forward in the areas of sales, marketing, and revenue management. I am honored to chair the organization and work alongside a board of passionate industry experts to execute on our plan to attract new talent and provide resources and opportunities that will nurture emerging talent and foster engagement,” Woodley said.

2022 HSMAI Foundation Board Members:

  • Rachel Bird, Vice President of North America Market Management, Expedia Group
  • Lovell Casiero, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, PM Hotel Group
  • Matthew Clyde, President, Ideas Collide
  • Lexy Coley, Corporate Director of Talent Development, Omni Hotels
  • Jessica Davidson, CHDM, Senior Vice President of Digital, Wyndham
  • Jeff Doane, CHBA, Chief Commercial Officer – North & Central America, Accor
  • Dorothy Dowling, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Best Western Hotels & Resorts
  • Agnelo Fernandes, Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Vice President of Revenue, Terranea Resort
  • Mike Gamble, President & Chief Executive Officer, Searchwide Global
  • Kenneth Greger, Partner, August Leadership
  • Noreen Henry, CMP, Chief Revenue Officer, Sojern
  • Warren Jahn, CRME, Head of Global Operations Training & Americas Learning Delivery, IHG
  • Lori Kiel, CHDM, Chief Commercial Officer, Kessler Collection
  • Stowe Shoemaker, Dean of UNLV-William F. Harrah College of Hospitality
  • Bruce Tracey, Ph.D., Professor & Editor of Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, Cornell University
  • Amanda Voss, CMP, Vice President of Sales, MGM Resorts International
  • Michelle Woodley, President, Preferred Hotels & Resorts
  • Julie Wooten, Senior Vice President of People Services, CoralTree Hospitality

The HSMAI Foundation will continue and accelerate efforts in 2022 thanks in part to its new Corporate Talent Partner program with leading industry companies and organizations supporting the initiatives of the Foundation that attract, develop, and engage talent in hospitality sales, marketing, and revenue optimization.

The Foundation’s efforts to attract talent include encouraging and providing resources for students and other targeted audiences seeking or exploring careers in hospitality sales, marketing, and revenue optimization. To develop talent the Foundation creates and provides resources to re-skill and up-skill industry professionals. And Foundation initiatives engage leaders in a way that mentors and encourages others to excel and retains them in hospitality. For more information on the Foundation and its programs, visit www.hsmaifoundation.org.

About the Foundation
The HSMAI Foundation is a 501 c3 organization established in 1983 to serve as the research and educational arm of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International. The Foundation’s mission is to elevate the overall caliber and performance of sales, marketing, and revenue management professionals in the global hospitality industry by driving initiatives that will attract new talent, develop emerging talent, and engage existing talent. The work of the Foundation is supported by private donations and Corporate Talent Partners. Visit www.hsmaifoundation.org for more information.