Alumni Awards 

 

Distinguished Leader Award

 

The Distinguished Leader Award is one of the most prestigious awards conferred by the University of Massachusetts, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management Alumni Leadership Board

 

This award is presented to those who have translated their hospitality experience into distinguished achievement in our field of endeavor and into national or international distinction, and whose accomplishments reflect admirably on or bring honor to our industry.

 

Year

Awardee

Title

Organization

2004

Burton (Skip) Sack

Chairman of The Board

National Restaurant Association

2005

JW Marriott, Jr.

Chairman & Chief Executive

Marriott International, Inc.

 

Stephen E. Elmont
Distinguished Alumni Award

The Stephen Elmont Award is a tribute to a visionary, professional and hard working individual who left our world a much better place.  It is the hope that the recipient of this award, a University of Massachusetts alum, carries forth Stephen's legacy of excellence.

Year

Awardee

Graduating Class of

1994

Francis W. Guidara

1968

1995

Michael R. Sacenti

1982

1998

Denise Coll

1975

1999

Stephen Elmont

1964

2000

Judy Streeter

1975

2000

Stephen O'Connor

1975

2001

Bob Luz

1984

2002

HL Bert James

1973

2003

Rick Kelleher

1969

2004

Robert Morse

1977

2005

Julie Jordan

1984

2011

Niki Leondakis

1982

2012

The Hislop Family


2013

Paul Carbone

1988

2014

Laurie H Stroll

1984