Isenberg HTM Students and Alumnus Honored

October 28, 2011 NECMA Award Recipients: Sean Bufalo, JWU; Luke Hartson, UMass; Rebecca Wyskiel, UMass; Stephen Clapp, UMass; Lauren Garrone, UMass; and Edilson Fiametti, Winchester Country Club & BU, Metropolitan College


Hospitality & Tourism Management (HTM) students at the Isenberg School of Management received four of the seven scholarships presented by the New England Club Managers Association (NECMA) at its annual awards ceremony on October 17. The four undergraduates-Lauren Garrone '13, Luke Hartson '12, Rebecca Wyskiel '13, and Stephen Clapp '13-all are in HTM's Club Management track, one of five concentrations that combine business coursework with industry experience. The four scholarship winners completed internships at the County Club in Chestnut Hill, Woods Hole Golf Club,  the Westchester Country Club, and the Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Scarborough, New York.

J. Brent TartamellaJ. Brent TartamellaAt the banquet, Isenberg graduate and General Manager of the Westmoor Club in Nantucket J. Brent Tartamella '94 B.S (HTM) was named NECMA's president.  Brent is a long-standing mentor and provider of internships to Isenberg students. In 2009, he was NECMA's Club Manager of the Year.

NECMA has more than 240 members who manage 150+ clubs in New England. It has long recognized Isenberg student accomplishments through awards and scholarships. It also works closely with the Isenberg School to provide students with industry experience through internships, networking, and other hands-on
learning opportunities.